Lecture 1 - Biochem 415/515 Introductory Biochemistry Fall...

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Biochem 415/515 Introductory Biochemistry Fall 2011 Textbook: Berg, Tymoczko, and Stryer “Biochemistry” 7 th edition Welcome!
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Should You be here? Are you registered for BiolChem 415 or 515? Are you under prepared? Organic Chemistry, Biology Are you over prepared? Biochem 451 Are you over committed? Are you also in MCDB 310 or Chem 351?
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Biol Chem 415 or 515? To receive graduate credit through Rackham, you must be registered for BiolChem 515 Biochem 515 requires an 8-10 page analysis of a recent (last two years) research paper from JBC or Biochemistry in addition to the material required for Biochem 415 The research article that is the subject of the analysis must be submitted to the course director by e-mail (Dr. Ballou, [email protected] ) by no later than Friday, October 28 A hard copy of the analysis and the corresponding research article is due in class on Monday, Dec 12 (last class)
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How to Succeed in 415/515 Read ahead in the textbook before lectures Pay attention and take notes in class Study in groups Use the lecture recordings and slides to be sure you understand the material Take advantage of review sessions and office hours Look at the resources at the publisher’s site: http://bcs.whfreeman.com/biochem6/
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Help Sessions and Office Hours TA Help Session: TBA TAs will post study questions on the C-Tools site to facilitate learning the concepts discussed in the lectures Students with questions concerning the material covered in the lectures are strongly encouraged to attend the help sessions and discuss questions and problems If students have any remaining questions after meeting with the TAs, they can attend the office hours held by the instructors Requests to meet with the TAs or instructors outside of the scheduled help sessions or office hours can be arranged by appointment
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Grading Midterm exams will be held in class on Sept 30, November 2, and Dec 2. Each midterm exam is worth 80 points and will consist of multiple choice questions. The lowest exam score will be discarded. The final exam will be held on Mon, Dec 20. Section 1 will be in 5330 and 3330 MS 1 and Section 2 in North and West Lecture Halls in MS 2. The final will be a comprehensive multiple choice-based exam worth 120 points. Grading is on a curve, but historically turns out to be
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course BIOLCHEM 415 taught by Professor Michaeluhler during the Fall '06 term at University of Michigan.

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Lecture 1 - Biochem 415/515 Introductory Biochemistry Fall...

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