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270052 SE Chemical Biology (2018W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Please be aware that on the 06.11.2018 the lecture will exceptionally take place in SEMINAR ROOM 3 instead than seminar room 2!

Monday 05.11. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Tuesday 06.11. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Wednesday 07.11. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Monday 12.11. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Tuesday 13.11. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Wednesday 14.11. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Friday 16.11. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Tuesday 04.12. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Wednesday 05.12. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Thursday 06.12. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Friday 07.12. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Monday 10.12. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Tuesday 11.12. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Wednesday 12.12. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
Thursday 13.12. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Website of the lecture: http://www.univie.ac.at/biologischechemie1/chembio/

Teaching Methods
- formal lectures with powerpoint slides
- exercises to re-cap previous lecture
- group discussion and report back on journal articles
- data analysis exercises
- class discussion activities (mind-mapping, peer-teaching etc.)
- "homework"; reading journal articles (about 4-5 over the course)

Learning Outcomes - At the end of the course, students should:
- be familiar with the topics encompassed by the field of chemical biology
- be aware of recent developments in the field
- understand some of the challenges and controversies in the field
- be able to read, understand and critically evaluate a journal article
- be able to discuss a journal article or data set and draw conclusions from it
- be able to apply the knowledge and skills learnt to their master theses and in other situations

Topics:

1. Introduction to chemical biology (MM)
2. Peptides as therapeutics (MM)
3. Bioactive peptides in nature (MM) _ Assessment exercise

4. Peptide and protein structure and function - part 1 (MM)

5. Peptide and protein structure and function - part 2 (MM)

6. Protein design (MM) _Assessment exercise

7. Basic pharmacology and molecular targeted therapies (CB)

8. Protein kinases as anticancer drug targets (CB)

9. G-Protein-Coupled Receptors as drug targets (CB)_Assessment exercise

10. Binding proteins: from therapeutic antibodies to affibodies and antibody mimetics. (CB)

11. Anticancer vaccines (CB)

12. Antibiotics and discovery of new drugs (CB)_Assessment exercise

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Assessment
- attendance at 9 or more seminars is required for a grade to be given.
- 10% of the course grade will be based on participation during the course.
- 45% of the course grade will be based on exercises given during the course period (4 exercises will be given and the best 3 grades will be counted).
- 45% of the course grade will be based on a final assessment to be done in students’ own time and submitted after the course ends (date still to be finalized).
- grades will be given as: 0 – 49% (5), 50 – 59% (4), 60 - 69% (3), 70 – 79% (2), 80 – 100% (1).

Examination topics

Reading list


Association in the course directory

BC-3, BIO II-3, CHE II-3, UF MA CH 02c

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