Protein Structure and Function 2
Lecturers and Teaching Assistants
Prof. Deborah Fass, Dr. Ofrah Faust
Course Schedule and Location
Thursday, 14:15 - 16:00, FGS, Rm 1
Field of Study, Course Type and Credit Points
Chemical Sciences: Seminar; Elective; Regular; 2.00 points
Life Sciences: Seminar; Elective; Regular; 2.00 points
This course is based on group discussion of papers and is not a "seminar" course.
Protein Structure and Function 1
Attendance and participation
Grade Breakdown (in %)
13 papers will be assigned for reading and discussion during the semester
No final exam or assignment
Estimated Weekly Independent Workload (in hours)
Topics to be covered in the reading material and discussions include:
regulated conformational changes
The participants in this course will examine fundamental concepts in protein science as they appear in contemporary research papers.
The students will gain confidence in critical reading of research papers while being exposed to the questions currently being asked in the fields of protein structure and biophysical chemistry.
The students will learn how classical and cutting-edge techniques to which they were introduced in Protein and Structure and Function 1 are applied to research problems.