Lectures are held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:40 - 10:30 AM, in Room L102 of the Warnock Education Building (WEB).

Dates Topics Suggested Reading
(from Ninfa, Ballou and Benore, 2nd Ed.)
9 Jan.
12 Jan.
Introduction to course; A bit on measurement and dimensions;
pH and buffer calculations
pp 21-26, 30-38, 50-52 (basic lab protocols)
pp 52-60
17 Jan.
19 Jan.
Dealing with uncertainties in measurement;
Spectrophotometry; Beer's law
pp 15-18
pp 65-74
24 Jan.
26 Jan.
Methods for measuring protein concentration
Data analysis and curve fitting
105-114
31 Jan.
2 Feb.
Molecular graphics and modeling
Introduction to proteases and their inhibitors
Quiz no. 1 (Thursday, 2 Feb.)
7 Feb.
9 Feb.
Enzyme kinetics pp 251-258
14 Feb.
16 Feb.
Enzyme kinetics and data analysis
21 Feb.
23 Feb.
Reversible enzyme inhibitors pp 260-267
28 Feb.
3 March
Irreversible enzyme inhibitors
7 March
9 March
Introduction to separation methods
Quiz no. 2 (Thusday, 9 March)
14 March
16 March
Spring Break!
21 March
23 March
Gel electrophoresis and thiol-disulfide chemistry pp 161-182
28 March
30 March
More on gel electrophoresis
4 April
6 April
Introduction to Chromatography
Gel fililtration chromatography
11 April
13 April
Other forms of chromatography pp 121-151
16 April
20 April
To be determined!
Quiz no. 3 (Thursday, 20 April)
25 April No class