This introductory course in basic principles of biochemistry is intended for science-track students, e.g. chemical and mechanical engineers with no prior knowledge of life sciences. The Course will cover basic properties, functions and properties of simple peptides, proteins and monoclonal antibodies, carbohydrates, and lipids; introduction to cell factory – cellular reactions involved in cell growth and metabolism, translation, transcription, and replication. Basic principle of protein expression and purification.
Must be enrolled in MEng program