Rachel Milner

Faculty Service Officer, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Biochemistry Dept

Contact

Faculty Service Officer, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Biochemistry Dept
Email
rachel.milner@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-5550
Address
581C Medical Sciences Building
8613 - 114 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H7

Courses

BIOCH 200 - Introductory Biochemistry

An introduction to the fundamental principles of biochemistry. Protein structure and function; enzymes; lipids and the structure of biological membranes; nucleotides and the structure of nucleic acids; bioenergetics and the catabolism of carbohydrates. Prerequisites: CHEM 101 and CHEM 261 or 164, or SCI 100.

Fall Term 2020
BIOCH 330 - Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology

This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to the biochemistry of nucleic acids. It covers: the structure and properties of nucleotides and nucleic acids; DNA-based information technologies; genes and chromosome structure; molecular mechanisms in DNA replication, repair, and recombination; RNA metabolism; protein synthesis and targeting; the regulation of gene expression. Prerequisites: BIOCH 200, CHEM 102 (or SCI 100), and CHEM 263, with a minimum GPA of 2.70 for these three courses. In the case of over-subscription, preference will be given to students enrolled in programs with a requirement for this course.

Winter Term 2021
BIOCH 419 - Communicating Biochemistry

This course introduces students to the skills required to effectively communicate research in biochemistry. Communication skills will be developed through critical evaluation, identification of effective techniques, and practice. Students will communicate research data to various target audiences, through oral presentations in particular and with a focus on the effective use of images and diagrams to represent and explain research findings. Prerequisites: BIOCH 310, 320 and 330, and consent of the instructor. Co-requisite: BIOCH 499. This course is restricted to students in Honors or Specialization in Biochemistry.

Winter Term 2021