Courses: Senior Research Tutorial in Protein Folding and Design (BIOLH403I01)

Spring 2011

The laboratory focuses on protein folding and design, with a particular emphasis on the use of proteins in nanoscience. Students will have the opportunity to apply chemical and genetic approaches to the synthesis of proteins for folding and design studies. Such proteins are characterized in the laboratory using biophysical methods (such as circular dichroism spectroscopy, analytical ultracentrifugation, and atomic force microscopy). Functional and structural approaches can also be applied as necessary to answer specific questions relating to protein science. Laboratory work is supplemented with readings in the original literature.

Prerequisites: Consent of the instructor.

Fulfills: NA II

Department

Biology (Web site)

Taught By

Robert Fairman (Profile)