12.741 Marine Bioinorganic Chemistry


Class Info

Provides an overview of trace element biogeochemistry and marine bioinorganic chemistry. Topics include controls on oceanic trace metal distributions; co-evolution of biological metal requirements and metal availability during early Earth history; chemical speciation and its influence on microbial bioavailability; applications of metal isotopes; roles of metalloenzymes and metal proteins in biogeochemical cycles; and biogeochemical applications of metagenomics, metaproteomics, and bioinformatics.

This class has no prerequisites.

12.741 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by J. Westwater.

Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in WHOI CAMPUS.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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