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270052 SE Chemical Biology (2019W)

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 served).

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

  • Tuesday 05.11. 09:30 - 12:30 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Wednesday 06.11. 09:30 - 12:30 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Thursday 07.11. 09:30 - 12:30 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Monday 11.11. 09:30 - 12:30 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Wednesday 13.11. 09:30 - 12:30 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Thursday 14.11. 09:30 - 12:30 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Friday 15.11. 09:30 - 12:30 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Wednesday 20.11. 09:30 - 12:30 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Wednesday 27.11. 09:30 - 12:30 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Thursday 28.11. 09:30 - 12:30 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Wednesday 04.12. 09:30 - 12:40 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Monday 09.12. 10:00 - 13:00 Kleiner Hörsaal 3 Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Wednesday 11.12. 09:30 - 12:30 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Thursday 12.12. 09:30 - 12:30 Seminarraum 2 Währinger Straße 38 Dekanat 1. Stock
  • Monday 16.12. 10:00 - 13:00 Kleiner Hörsaal 3 Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

TEACHING METHODS
- formal lectures with PowerPoint slides
- exercises to re-cap previous lecture
- group discussion and exercises 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 Molecular Probes (MM)
3. Peptides as Therapeutics (MM) _ Assessment exercise
4. Protein Structures and Functions (MM)
5. Techniques in Chemical Biology (MM)
6. Chemical Biology in Action (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 of at least 9 lectures is required to obtain a grade.
- 5% of the course grade will be based on participation during the course.
- 55% of the course grade will be based on exercises given during the course period (4 exercises will be given).
- 40% of the course grade will be based on a final assessment to be done in students’ own time and submitted after the course ends by January 2020.
- grades will be given as: 0–49% (5), 50–59% (4), 60–74% (3), 75–89% (2), 90–100% (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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