5.54 Frontiers in Chemical Biology


Class Info

Introduction to current research at the interface of chemistry, biology, and bioengineering. Topics include imaging of biological processes, metabolic pathway engineering, protein engineering, mechanisms of DNA damage, RNA structure and function, macromolecular machines, protein misfolding and disease, metabolomics, and methods for analyzing signaling network dynamics. Lectures are interspersed with class discussions and student presentations based on current literature.

This class has 5.07, 5.13, and 7.06 as prerequisites.

5.54 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by L. Kiessling and M. Shoulders.

Lecture occurs 8:30 PM to 10:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-231.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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