Biochemistry

Courses

BIOC 502S Biochemistry 1st Lab Rotation 4.0 Credits

First rotation. Guided research is conducted on a part-time basis for two or three 8-10 week periods. Rotations are generally conducted during fall, spring or summer of the first year. A written research report is required at the end of each rotation.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 503S Biochemistry 2nd Lab Rotation 4.0 Credits

Second rotation. Guided research is conducted on a part-time basis for two or three 8-10 week periods. Rotations are generally conducted during fall, spring or summer of the first year. A written research report is required at the end of each rotation.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 504S Biochemistry 3rd Lab Rotation 4.0 Credits

Third rotation. Guided research is conducted on a part-time basis for two or three 8-10 week periods. Rotations are generally conducted during fall, spring or summer of the first year. A written research report is required at the end of each rotation.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

BIOC 505S Biochemical Basis of Disease 2.0 Credits

This is an advanced graduate course designed to explore the biochemical basis of a variety of diverse diseases, ranging from the diabetes to Alzheimer's. The course format consists of student presentations that will be augmented by specialized lecture.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: IDPT 521S [Min Grade: C] and IDPT 526S [Min Grade: C]

BIOC 506S Biochemistry Journal Club 1.0 Credit

A weekly journal club in which students take turns presenting recent papers from the biomedical literature.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 15 times for 100 credits

BIOC 507S Biochemistry Seminar Series 1.0 Credit

Weekly research seminars on topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Seminar speakers include both scientists from the Drexel faculty and scientists from outside institutions.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 15 times for 100 credits

BIOC 508S Experimental Approaches to Biochemical Problems 3.0 Credits

This course provides the student with a thorough understanding of the principles underlying the exerimental techniques currently used to tackle biochemical problems. A combination of lecture, duscussion, investigation of the primary literature, and demonstrations will be used.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: IDPT 521S [Min Grade: C] and IDPT 526S [Min Grade: C]

BIOC 509S Biochemical Basis of Disease 3.0 Credits

This is an advanced graduate course designed to explore the biochemical basis of a variety of diverse diseases, ranging from the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) to Alzheimer's. The course format consists of specialized lectures that are augmented by student presentation. This course is open to all grad students. May be repeated once for credit.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 3 credits

BIOC 510S Cancer Biology 3.0 Credits

This is a comprehensive team-taught course on various aspects of cancer including: transformation, oncogenes and suppresser genes, cell cycle, DNA damage/repair, cell signaling, oncogenesis, metastasis and cancer therapies. Faculty from Fox Chase Cancer Center participates in the teaching.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 511S Writing for Researchers: Grants and Papers 1.0 Credit

This is a course designed to introduce graduate students to the basics of scientific writing. The course will involve both the discussion of reading assignments and writing assignments for the students, which will be discussed and critiqued in class.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 512S Advanced Cancer Biology 2.0 Credits

The main goal of this advanced course is to provide further understanding of the principles of cancer biology. This course will emphasize reading and analyzing primary literature on the most recent advances in cancer research topics including methods to aid students who may carry out thesis work related to cancer research. This course will build upon basic information taught in the cancer biology course and intended for advanced graduate students (2nd year) looking for further understanding in the fields of cancer research.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 513S Biotechnology Practicum I 4.0 Credits

The Biotechnology practicum is designed to provide hands-on experience with the techniques encountered in didactic courses and the Biochemistry seminar series. Laboratories for the practicum will be chosen taking into consideration the interests and career goals of the students. The student will carry out directed research in the lab of a faculty member with expertise in the techniques employed.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Corequisite: IDPT 521S

BIOC 514S Biotechnology Practicum II 4.0 Credits

The Biotechnology practicum is designed to provide hands-on experience with the techniques encountered in didactic courses and the Biochemistry seminar series. Laboratories for the practicum will be chose taking into consideration the interests and career goals of the student. The student will carry out directed research in the lab of a faculty member with expertise in the techniques employed.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: IDPT 521S [Min Grade: B]
Corequisite: IDPT 526S

BIOC 515S Biotechnology Practicum III 8.0 Credits

The Biotechnology practicum is designed to provide hands-on experience with the techniques encountered in didactic courses and the Biochemistry seminar series. Laboratories for the practicum will be chosen taking into consideration the interests and career goals of the student. The student will carry out directed research in the lab of a faculty member with expertise in the techniques employed.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: IDPT 521S [Min Grade: B] and IDPT 526S [Min Grade: B]

BIOC 516S Biotechnology Practicum IV 4.0 Credits

The Biotechnology practicum is designed to provide hands-on experience with the techniques encountered in didactic courses and the Biochemistry seminar series. Laboratories for the practicum will be chosen taking into consideration the interests and career goals of the student. The student will carry out directed research in the lab of a faculty member with expertise in the techniques employed.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: IDPT 521S [Min Grade: B] and IDPT 526S [Min Grade: B]

BIOC 600S Biochemistry Thesis Research 9.0 Credits

Research toward the fulfillment of the dissertation is conducted beginning after successful completion of the qualifing examination. Progress is monitored by the student's advisor and department. Advisory Committee or Thesis Committee.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 15 times for 100 credits

BIOC 603S Advanced Topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1.5 Credit

This course will supplement basic information taught in the biomedical sciences first year graduate core curriculum and provide a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of various topics in biochemistry. The course will include a mixture of lectures and literature-based assignments. Lectures are intended to cover topics deemed important for Biochemistry and MCBG students, but which are not covered in depth in the core curriculum. This will include practical aspects of experimental design and execution.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 701S MEDICAL BIOCHEMISTRY 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

BIOC 702S MEDICAL NUTRITION 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 850S MEDICAL BIOCHEMISTRY 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 860S MED BIOCHEMISTRY REEXAM 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 970S BIOCHEMISTRY RESEARCH 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 9750S RESEARCH-BIOCHEMISTRY-16 WKS 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 9752S RESEARCH-BIOCHEMISTRY - 2WKS 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 9754S RESEARCH-BIOCHEMISTRY 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 0 times for 0 credits

BIOC 9756S RESEARCH - BIOCHEMISTRY 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 9758S RESEARCH-BIOCHEMISTRY- 8WKS 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 0 times for 0 credits

BIOC 975S STRUCTURAL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 976S BIOCHEMISTRY OF METABOLISM 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 977S PHYSIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 0.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Medicine
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BIOC 999S Special Topics in Biochemistry 1.0-4.0 Credit

This course will focus on graduate level topics in the area of Biochemistry. The exact content, readings, and grading will be determined by the professor on a course by course basis.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 16 credits

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