529-0074-00L  BCB IV: Analytical Biochemistry and Biophysics

SemesterSpring Semester 2022
LecturersB. Rubi, J. W. Bode, R. Glockshuber, E. C. Meister
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for students of Biochemistry - Chemical Biology

AbstractPractical Introduction to Experimental Methods in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
ObjectiveTo acquire a sound knowledge of the instrumentation and methods for the analysis of molecules, including organic compounds and biological molecules.

To learnabout the most important practical techniques in analytical chemistry.

To write critical reports for each experiment and analytical technique.
ContentThe course will comprise of maximum 10 experiments from the following themes: Spectroscopic structural characterisation, analytical characterisation, Bio-physical characterisation. Experiments that will be part of this curriculum are: Circular dichroism (CD) spectroscopy, UV spectroscopy, Mass Spectromety, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, HPLC and Size exclusion separations, Isothermal titration calorimetry as well as a number of other bio-physical and biological characterisation techniques.
Lecture notesLearning Materials will be made available on an online platform (web page or Moodle)
LiteratureLearning Materials will be made available on an online platform (web page or Moodle)
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisites / Notice 529-0011-04 "Allgemeine Chemie (Praktikum)"
529-0051-00 "Analytische Chemie" I (3. Semester)
529-0058-00 "Analytische Chemie II" (4. Semester) enrolment in parallel to the lab class, or completed in an earlier semester.
551-0128-00L Fundamentals of Biology I

BCB Students should also be enrolled in "Instumentalanalyse organischer Verbindungen".
Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesassessed
Techniques and Technologiesassessed
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesassessed
Media and Digital Technologiesassessed
Project Managementfostered
Social CompetenciesCommunicationassessed
Cooperation and Teamworkassessed
Customer Orientationfostered
Leadership and Responsibilityfostered
Self-presentation and Social Influence fostered
Sensitivity to Diversityfostered
Personal CompetenciesAdaptability and Flexibilityfostered
Creative Thinkingfostered
Critical Thinkingassessed
Integrity and Work Ethicsassessed
Self-awareness and Self-reflection assessed
Self-direction and Self-management assessed