· Structure and function of proteins, case studies of different proteins illustrate their diverse functions
· Structure, organization and function of nucleic acids (DNA and RNA); in particular genome organization and gene regulation will be discussed; RNA molecule functions will be highlighted
· Enzyme catalysis, the Michaelis and Menten model for enzyme catalysis, structural and functional analysis of a protease
· Selected topics of interest chosen with the students: examples are fluorescent proteins, the molecular biology of vision, the human genome....
The course is linked to the Biochip practicals
Date of update September 10, 2019