Feb 16, 2020  
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts 
    
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts
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CHEM 362 - Chemical Biology

4 credits
This upper-level course will address the following questions: (1) What is chemical biology and (2) What can chemical biology do to advance science and human health? In this course, students will consider varying definitions of “chemical biology” and explore examples of each of these views. Topics may include chemical and biological strategies to synthesize biological macromolecules, small molecule screens to decipher biological networks, genetic control with small molecules, directed evolution, self-replication, and applying evolutionary principles to organic synthesis. Enrollment priority: Senior and Junior Majors and Minors in Chemistry and Biochemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM 360 . CLA-Breadth/Natural Science, CLA-Breadth/Interdisciplinary



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