Protein Physics

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge obtained from the module Organic Chemistry and Microbiology on the 3rd semester.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students who complete the module: will have gained skills in the physics of proteins, their structure and function.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

• Must be able to understand and apply the principal that govern protein folding
• Must be have knowledge about the general building blocks of proteins and understanding of their chemistry
• Must be able to evaluate protein structures
• Must be able to apply the principals of protein structures and functions to real problems

Skills

• Must be able to apply principals of protein structure and function to real problems
• Must be able to evaluate protein structures and function
• Must be able to apply the properties and chemistry of the amino acids to real world problems
• Must be able to predict properties of new amino acid sequences with the help of general principals of protein structures and the chemical properties of amino acids

Competences

• Must have a basic understanding of protein structure and function
• Must have a general understanding of the physics of protein folding and stability
• Must have a general knowledge of the amino acids and their chemistry
• Must be able to apply the knowledge about protein structure, function, folding, and stability to describe physical and chemical properties of proteins
• Must be able to reflect over relevant theories used for describe protein structure and function

Type of instruction

Lectures with accompanying problem solving session.

Extent and expected workload

This is a 5 ECTS course module and the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.
 

Exam

Exams

Name of examProtein fysik
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

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Facts about the module

Danish titleProtein fysik
Module codeF-NAN-B4-2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Mathematics, Physics and Nanotechnology
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science