Advanced Biochemistry: This course covers advanced topics in biochemistry, including protein structure and function, enzyme kinetics, metabolic pathways, and gene expression.
Molecular Biology: This course covers the structure and function of DNA, RNA, and proteins, as well as the mechanisms of DNA replication, transcription, and translation.
Cell Biology: This course covers the structure and function of cells, including cell signaling and communication, membrane transport, and cellular metabolism.
Immunology: This course covers the immune system, including the mechanisms of immune recognition, antibody production, and cellular immunity.
Genetics: This course covers the principles of genetics, including gene expression, inheritance patterns, DNA sequencing and genetic disorders.
Bio-organic chemistry: Biomolecules, enzyme catalysis, bioenergetics, protein structure & function, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, lipids, metabolism & regulation.
Bio-physical chemistry: Chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, spectroscopy, electrochemistry, surface chemistry, colloid chemistry, and macromolecular chemistry in biological systems.
Immunology: Innate and adaptive immunity, immunological techniques, immunodeficiency, autoimmunity, hypersensitivity, transplantation, and vaccine development in health and disease.
Biochemical techniques: Chromatography, electrophoresis, spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, PCR, DNA sequencing, protein structure analysis, and enzyme kinetics in biochemical research.
Intermediary metabolism: Bioenergetics, carbohydrate metabolism, citric acid cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, lipid metabolism, amino acid metabolism, and regulation of metabolic pathways.
Nutritional Biochemistry: Macronutrients and micronutrients, digestion, absorption, and metabolism of nutrients, nutritional requirements, and nutritional disorders in human health.
Specialized biochemistry: Advanced topics in biochemistry, such as structural biology, biophysics, systems biology, synthetic biology, and computational biology.
Research Methods: This course covers the principles and techniques of scientific research, including experimental design, data analysis, and scientific communication.
Seminar Series: This course provides opportunities for students to present and discuss their research findings and to attend presentations by visiting researchers.
Thesis: This is a research project in which students conduct original research in a specific area of medical biochemistry and write a thesis presenting their findings.