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B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) Program

BCH 4024  Introduction to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
4 credits
Course Coordinator: Brian D. Cain, Ph.D.
Room: R3-254 ARB
Phone: 352-294-8381
E-mail: bcain@ufl.edu

Course Description: BCH 4024 surveys the structure, function, and metabolism of amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids. It introduces concepts in cell structure, replication and growth, and metabolic regulation. Prerequisites: Organic Chemistry (CHM 2210 and 2211, CHM 2215 and 2216, or their equivalents at other universities) or consent of course coordinator. In certain cases, with permission, CHM 2211 or CHM 2216 may be taken concurrently. CHM 2200 is NOT an acceptable prerequisite for BCH 4024.

BCH 4024, Spring 2017
M-T-W-F (4th and 6th periods)
Room N2-200 (2nd floor Stetson Medical Sciences Bldg Auditorium)

BCH 4024, Fall 2016
M-T-W-F Two separate sections meet: one during 4th period, the other during 6th period

BCH 4024, Summer C 2016
M-T-W-F  2nd period


BCH 4905 Science for Life Seminar

1 credit
R, 9th period (Fall)

This course provides an in-depth look at leading-edge research conducted by professors at the University of Florida on a wide range of topics. Each week in this one credit class, three professors present on the work of their laboratories. They describe what system they study, why that is important, how they conduct the research, and opportunities for undergraduate students to get involved in the research. The professors come from many different departments around the university in as many as eight different colleges. Students are encouraged to conduct a face-to-face interview with at least one faculty member to learn more details about the person and the research.

Course Coordinator:
  Mary Jo Koroly, Ph.D. korolymj@ufl.edu


Research-Based Courses


BCH 4905  Biochemistry Senior Research
1-7 credits Offered each semester (sections for both IDS students and undergradute students in general)
Course Coordinator: Mary Jo Koroly, Ph.D.
Room: R3-291
E-mail: korolymj@ufl.edu