2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Mar 04, 2024  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BCMB 279 - Computers in Biochemistry


The course will provide a hands-on experience using computers to analyze chemical and biochemical systems. Students will be introduced to the use of relevant Web-based and commercial/academic software packages. The exact topics to be covered may vary from year to year as new software packages become available.  Topics will include retrieval and analysis of DNA and protein sequence information from national databases; use of sequence information to identify homologous nucleic acids or proteins and predict protein secondary and tertiary structures; simulations of protein dynamics and ligand binding; and structure-based protein ligand design.

Prerequisites: BCMB 271 .

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered periodically