CHEM T 550 Introductory Biochemistry (Graduate)

Topics include protein composition and structure, enzyme kinetics, catalytic and regulatory strategies, carbohydrates, nucleic acids, lipids and cell membranes; transducing and storing energy – metabolic cycles, responding to environmental changes.



Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Discuss how structure of biomolecules determines their overall biological function.
  • Explain how various cellular factors impact the mechanisms that regulate metabolic pathways.
  • Analyze and describe the biochemical principles that effect humans.
  • Analyze, evaluate, and discuss the contributions of biochemistry to society.
  • Critically evaluate current research and communicate an understanding of the scientific literature in biochemistry.

Prerequisite: Two semesters of organic chemistry as an undergraduate student

Related Offerings:
CHEM T 510 Inorganic Chemistry (Winter/Spring 2022)
CHEM T 520 Organic Synthesis (Winter/Spring 2023)
CHEM T 530 Organic Spectroscopy (Fall 2022)
CHEM T 540 Physical Chemistry (Fall 2022)
CHEM T 550 Introductory Biochemistry (Summer 2022 & Summer 2023)
CHEM T 570 Nuclear Chemistry (Summer 2023)
CHEM T 590 Chemistry Capstone – Rqd for Graduate Certificate (Summer 2022 & Summer 2023)

Indiana University

Semester: Full Summer 2022

Instructor: Dr. Hitesh Kathuria

Credit Hours: 3 Graduate

Dates: 6/6/2022-7/30/2022

Location: Online

Teacher Level: Grades 9-12

Graduate Certificate Available: Yes