School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Membrane and Cellular Biochemistry

Module code: BIO263

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM2
Timetable:

    Lecture
  • Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12: Friday 9 am - 11 am
    Workshop
  • Semester 2: Weeks 8: Thursday 2 pm - 5 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 8: Friday 3 pm - 6 pm
    Lab
  • Semester 2: Weeks 7: Tuesday 1 pm - 4 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 7: Wednesday 1 pm - 4 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 7: Thursday 1 pm - 4 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 7: Friday 1 pm - 4 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 8: Tuesday 2 pm - 5 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 8: Wednesday 2 pm - 5 pm

Contact: Prof Conrad Mullineaux
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: BIO161

Prerequisites: Basic Biochemistry (SBS017). This module coves a range of topics: Membrane functions and subcellular organelles; lipid structures; membrane proteins; mobility in membranes and methods for its measurement; cell signalling.; membranes and cancer; endocytosis and exocytosis; protein import; building membranes; mitochondria and chloroplasts; oxidative phosphorylation; the chemiosmotic hypothesis; membrane transport; ion channels.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 75.0% Examination, 25.0% Coursework
Level: 5