Spring 2016 Graduate Course: 26:160:587 Topics in Biochemistry Instructor Professor Frank Jordan ([email protected]) Index number: 18139 3 credits, lectures on Tuesdays 6-9PM 13 lectures, 1 term paper and 2 exams This course is designed as an advanced course to follow an introductory Biochemistry course, such as 160:26:581. Additional pre-requisites: One year course in undergraduate Organic Chemistry and at least a 1-semester course in Physical Chemistry. A graduate level organic course is advisable but not required. The topics discussed should be of interest to both organic- and biochemistryoriented graduate students. Topics: Utilization of Enzymes/Coenzymes in Synthetic Chemistry of Chiral Molecules This topic is based on a detailed mechanistic understanding of the reactions Enzymes as Targets in Drug Design Methods using both rational and ‘library’ approaches will be highlighted.