Protein Structure and Function - CHEM/BIO 8360
Attendance is mandatory. Bonus points and home work will be given during class and for attending seminars related to proteins
Suggested seminars for Chemistry department on Friday PSC101, 3:45, CDT seminar PSC124 Monday 1pm
Topics of oral and paper presentation and review
This year focuses will be diseases biomarkers such as , drug targets, and signaling modulators. Here are some examples.
- Membrane proteins, receptors, channels, gap junctions, GPCRs
- Major cancer surface biomarkers: CXCR4, HER2, PSMA, EGFR, immune biomarkers for T and B cells
- Sensors and imaging, targeting methods.
oral presentation, public speech skills and evaluation capability will be
introduced. Students are asked to
present oral presentation and write a review paper on the same topics you
choose. Oral presentation will be 7-8 mins with carefully prepared PPT
including structure features, key properties and functions of the protein/protein
families and approaches used.