Course Offerings: Biochemistry

CHEM 731/7310-01 - Conjugate Vaccines

Semester: Fall 2022 Professor: M. Monteiro | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Guelph
CHEM 731(0)-01 covers the physical and immunogenic aspects of microbial polysaccharides and their use in conjugate vaccines. The course will cover the development of conjugate vaccines from target discovery to human clinical trials ...

CHEM 731/7310-02 - Nucleic Acid Chemistry

Semester: Fall 2022 Professor: D. O'Flaherty | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Guelph
This course provides students with general and specific aspects of selected key areas in bio-organic chemistry including with an emphasis on nucleic acids: Structure and reactivity of nucleosides(tides), nucleic acids (roughly 80-90 % of course material) Structure and reactivity of amino acids, peptides, proteins (roughly 10-20 % of course material) Course Objectives to learn and demonstrate familiarity with nucleic acid and peptide chemical ...

CHEM 731/7310-03 - Rational Drug Design

Semester: Fall 2022 Professor: S. Kalyaanamoorthy | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Waterloo
The objective of this course is to provide an introduction to strategies for design of drug candidates, including structure-based and ligand-based drug discovery.  It builds upon molecular modelling principles introduced in CHEM 340 and will apply them to specific problems in drug design. Specific topics includes molecular modelling, and molecular dynamics using molecular mechanics principles, molecular docking and virtual screening of drug molecules to target proteins, computational ...

CHEM 731/7310-01 - Nucleic Acids: Structure and Function

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: T. Dieckmann | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Waterloo
Discussion of specialized topics related to the research interests of the members of the Centre. For example, recent offerings have included: Metalloproteins and Metalloenzymes; Heme Proteins; Chemistry of Enzymatic Reaction Mechanisms; Peptides – Synthesis, Structure and Function; Food Enzymology; Advanced Microbial Physicology; NMR in Biological Systems. Course Description: This course covers advanced topics in structure and function of nucleic ...

CHEM 731/7310-02 - Toxicology

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: W. Gabryelski | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Guelph
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