Biology 750 -- Molecular Biophysics

Terry Frey
LS 104B
Phone: 594-6756
E-Mail: tfrey@sunstroke.sdsu.edu

Day
Date
Topic

Lecturer

Assignment*

Tues.

Jan 27

Introduction: Frictional Properties of Macromolecules

Frey

228-240

Thurs.

Jan 29

Diffusion / Centrifugation I-- Sedimentation Velocity, Equilibrium

Frey

393-402

Tues.

Feb 3

Centrifugation II

Frey

Thurs.

Feb 5

Electrophoresis I -- Paper/Gels; Nucleic Acids/Proteins

Frey

25-37

Tues.

Feb 10

Electrophoresis II -- Isoelectric Focusing; 2D gels, pH Electrodes

Frey

Prob: 12-1,2,3A&B

Thurs.

Feb 12

Chromatography

Frey

1-24

Tues.

Feb 17

Laser Techniques / CG 417 from 3:00-4:15

Tong

Thurs.

Feb 19

Laser Techniques / CG 417 from 3:00-4:18

Tong

Tues.

Feb 24

Laser Techniques / CG 417 from 3:00-4:18

Tong

Thurs.

Feb 26

Laser Techniques / CG 417 from 3:00-4:18

Tong

Tues.

Mar 3

Laser Techniques / CG 417 from 3:00-4:19

Tong

Thurs.

Mar 5

UV/Vis Spectroscopy, Optical Activity

Frey

Tues.

Mar 10

Fluorescence

Frey

Thurs.

Mar 12

Fourier Transforms: Diffraction and Fourier Transforms

Frey

Tues.

Mar 17

Assignment #2

Frey

Thurs.

Mar 19

Infra-Red/Raman Spectroscopy

Frey

Tues.

Mar 24

NMR I

Lafferty

Thurs.

Mar 26

NMR II

Lafferty

Tues.

Mar 31

Electron Microscopy I

Frey

Thurs.

Apr 2

Electron Microscopy II

Frey

SPRING BREAK -- April 6-11

Tues.

Apr 14

Thurs.

Apr 16

Mass Spectroscopy

Chatfield

Tues.

Apr 21

Light Microscopy I

Paolini

Thurs.

Apr 23

Light Microscopy II

Paolini

Tues.

Apr 28

X-ray Diffraction I

Frey

Thurs.

Apr 30

X-ray Diffraction II

Frey

Tues.

May 5

Thurs.

May 7

Scanning Probe Microscopy / CG 417 from 3:00-4:17

Pullman

Tues.

May 12

Macromolecular Structure I

Frey

Thurs.

May 14

Macromolecular Structure II -- Protein Structure Classification

Frey

May 15-22 Finals Week
Final takehome Assignment #3 and Term Paper due
10:00 am Tuesday, May 26, 1998

*Textbook: Kyte, J. Structure in Protein Chemistry, Garland Publishing, Inc, New York, 1995