BIOL 304 Biochemistry for Life Sciences

This one semester course will introduce students to the Chemistry of living systems at cellular and molecular levels. The course will provide an overview of the cell structure, organization and function. Cellular communication and energy production within the cell will also be examined. The course will outline the roles of macromolecules, including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids in living systems. Biochemical aspects will be integrated with discussions on human health and disease.