Course Code BIO-412
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: This theory course will provide learners with an introduction to basic biochemical concepts important for bioinformatics students. Lecture material will focus on the properties of major biomolecules and the cellular environment in which they exist. Students will be introduced to the major structural features of these nucleic acids and proteins, as well as common methods for studying biomolecular structure. The course will conclude with a discussion of major steps involved in the processes by which genetic information is copied, transcribed into RNA and translated into protein.