Lab-Roundel

Second Year Biochemistry

Course Director Semester I : Dr. Maria Tuohy  

Contact: maria.tuohy@nuigalway.ie
Telephone (091) 492439

Course Director Semester II : Dr Michael P Carty  
Contact: michael.carty@nuigalway.ie
Telephone (091) 493695.  

Academic Appointments are available by prior arrangement. Please email  the academic concerned in advance to schedule a convenient time to you both. 

Second year modules delivered by Biochemistry

 

Topics

Lectures

Practicals

Continuous Assessment

Semester I

B0201 Molecular and Cellular Biology

Introduction to Molecular & Cellular Biology,

Biomolecules & their importance in living cells,

Genomes & Genome Organization.

Venue: O’Flaherty Theatre*

Mon 11-12 noon;
Tues 5-6 pm;
Wednesday 9-10 am;
Thursday 11-12 noon

Total 28 lectures

 

None

5 Supervised, computer-based MCQ tests.  (Students will be assigned to a group/time & PC suite)
When: Wed 6-8pm
Where: IT106, AS105, ISS229, ISS228, BLE-G013

BI208 Protein Structure and function

The relationship between Protein structure and function.          

Proteins as essential biocatalysts in cells.

Methodologies relevant to the analysis of proteins, protein structure and function (Practical component)

Venue: O’Flaherty Theatre*

Mon 11-12 noon;
Tues 5-6 pm;
Wednesday 9-10 am;
Thursday 11-12 noon

Total 12 lectures



Venue: Biochemistry teaching lab & blended on-line learning

Tues 10-1pm or 2-5 pm or
Thurs 2-5 pm or
Fri 10-1 pm.

Total 6 practicals

4 Tutorials

3 Supervised computer based MCQ tests: 2 MCQs on Lectures + 1 MCQ on the practical course (Students will be assigned to a group/time & PC suite)

When: Wed 6-8pm

Where: IT106, AS105, ISS229, ISS228, BLE-G013

Practical coursework

2 written Assignments.

Semester II

BI206 Gene Technologies and Molecular Medicine

Molecular biology and cloning,

Molecular medicine.

Mon: 12-1pm IT250
Tues:5-6pm IT250
Wed: 12-1pm Anderson
Thurs:11-12noon Anderson
Total 11 lectures + introduction & concluding

Venue: Biochemistry teaching lab and blended online learning
Tues 2-4pm or
Thurs 2-4pm or
Fri 10-12pm.
Total 7 practicals + tutorial

3 computer based MCQ tests.
When: Wed 6-8pm
Where:General Access Suites in IT106, Block E & Arts Science 229.
1 written assignment
1 Bioinformatics computer assignment

BI207 Metabolism and Cell Signalling

Energetics of the cell,

Nitrogen metabolism,

Lipid metabolism Signal transduction Integration of metabolism.

Mon: 12-1pm IT250
Tues:5-6pm IT250
Wed: 12-1pm Anderson
Thurs:11-12noon Anderson

Total 28 lectures + introduction & concluding

Venue: Biochemistry teaching lab
Tues 2-4pm or
Thurs 2-4pm or
Fri 10-12pm.
Total 1 practical

5 computer based MCQ tests.
When: Wed 6-8pm
Where: General Access Suites in IT106, Block E & Arts Science 229.