BMB

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

  • BMB 1000 Freshman Seminar in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to BMB faculty and the facilities at WSU. Development of a learning portfolio to facilitate student growth and development and BMB program success. Introduction to the scientific practices encompassed in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

  • BMB 1010 Topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Topics will vary. Current media coverage of biochemistry and molecular biolgy related events, popular literature, or other special interest topics related to biochemistry and molecular biology.

  • BMB 2000 Career Planning in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students will be exposed to multiple future career pathways available in BMB upon completion of their B.S. degree.

  • BMB 2100 Introduction to Biochemistry

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Basic concepts in Biochemistry.

  • BMB 2500 Human Nutrition

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Nutrition as an integrated science emphasizing biochemical and physiological principles. Topics include nutritional energetics, specific nutrients, and nutrition and physiology. Relation of basic concepts to clinical situations and to nutritional management of specific disease conditions.

  • BMB 3030 Research Ethics

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Ethical dilemmas present in scientific research including discussion of various real-life scenarios.

  • BMB 3220 Biochemistry for Pre-Medical Students

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Prepares students for the Biochemistry section of the MCAT as outlined by AAMC under the sections of "Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems" and "Chemical and Physical Foundation of Biological Systems".

  • BMB 3850 Biochemistry Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Laboratory methodologies such as chromatography, electrophoresis, purification and characterization of enzymes, culminating in guided research projects. This course is writing intensive.

  • BMB 3900 Scientific Communications

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Reading, comprehending, and generating scientific literature in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. IW in major.

  • BMB 4000 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Students will attend, evaluate and summarize selected lectures given by experienced researchers.

  • BMB 4010 Selected Topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Review of current literature or current research techniques in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

  • BMB 4020 Research Perspectives

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Acquaints students with the research being carried out by faculty in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program.

  • BMB 4100 Senior Reflection

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Preparing students to enter the workforce. Reflections on the BMB program and courses. Self-evaluations and a culminating senior project. This course is Integrated Writing.

  • BMB 4210 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Basic principles of biochemistry and molecular biology of the cells at the molecular level. Emphasizes experimental procedures used to generate current understanding of the biochemistry of proteins, enzymes and nucleic acids.

  • BMB 4230 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Biosynthetic and biodegradative metabolism with emphasis on the molecular events leading to the regulation of metabolism. Covers the chemistry which enables cells to generate energy for life-sustaining processes and the role of biological membranes in this process.

  • BMB 4870 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar with Developing Researchers

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Students will attend graduate students' presentations.

  • BMB 4880 Independent Reading in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Review of current literature in biochemistry and m molecular biology.

  • BMB 4950 Honors Research in Biochemistry

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 10
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Research experience in a biochemistry and molecular biology laboratory.

  • BMB 4990 Undergraduate Research

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 15
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Biochemical and/or molecular biological research in a faculty member's laboratory.

  • BMB 6020 Research Perspectives in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Lecture/reading course to acquaint new graduate students with the research being carried out by the faculty in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program.

  • BMB 6990 Special Problems in Biochemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Current problems in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology as assigned by BMB faculty members with approval of the Chair.

  • BMB 7010 Selected Topics in Biochemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Special topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology covering recent developments in selected faculty member's area of research expertise.

  • BMB 7030 Research Ethics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Also listed as BMS 7030. Research ethics emphasizes the evaluation of hypothetical ethical scenarios in biomedical research. Class discussion is based on integrating ethical policy and practices as they relate to research at Wright State and beyond.

  • BMB 7030R Research Ethics Recitation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for BMB 7030.

  • BMB 7260 Bioenergetics and Metabolism

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Emphasis on eukaryotic cell energy metabolism and ATP synthesis in normal and diseased states. Current research developments in carbohydrate, fat and amino acid metabolism will be covered through individual pathways and an interacting systems approach within cells.

  • BMB 7270 Proteins and Enzymes

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Also listed as BMS 7670. Current concepts in protein structure and function and the mechanism of enzymatic catalysis.

  • BMB 7500 Molecular Biochemistry I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Also listed as BMS 7500. Survey course emphasizing experimental and problem-solving approaches to understanding amino acids, protein structure, enzymes, nucleic acid structure and DNA replication.

  • BMB 7520 Molecular Biochemistry II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Survey course emphasizing an experimental and problem-solving approach to metabolism, nucleic-acid function, protein synthesis, membranes and hormones.

  • BMB 7530 Molecular Signalling - Molecular Cell Biology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Also listed as BMS 7530. A molecular analysis of information transfer into and within cells.

  • BMB 7600 Molecular Biology of the Nucleus

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Also listed as BMS 7600. A literature based course covering molecular events in the nucleus including DNA replication, repair and recombination and transcription.

  • BMB 7630 In Vivo NMR Spectroscopy and Imaging

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Also listed as BMS 7630 and BME 7630. Discusses the applications of NMR spectroscopy to the study of tissue metabolism in vivo. The fundamental theory of magnetic resonance imaging, with a survey of clinical applications, is also presented.

  • BMB 7650 Computational Tools and Strategies in Biomed Sciences

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This is a survey course of modern high-throughput experimental approaches and computational tools used currently in cell and molecular biology, microbiology, and ecology.

  • BMB 7660 Systems Biology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course will describe current state-of-the-art experimental and analytical techniques in the area of systems biology. The covered topics include genomics, proteomics, RNA expression, metabolite measurements, and molecular ecology.

  • BMB 7670 Molecular Basis of Inherited Diseases

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    An intensive course on human diseases at all levels; replicational, transcriptional, translational, protein expression, protein folding and processing, protein structure and function, cellular metabolic changes, nuclear and cellular phenotypic changes, symptoms, and putative therapies.

  • BMB 7890 Continuing Registration

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 15
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Continuing registration for advanced degree.

  • BMB 8000 Biochemistry Seminar

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Current departmental research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology presented in an informal seminar format.

  • BMB 8990 Biochemistry Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5 to 15
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Original research in a BMB faculty laboratory. Variable credit hours .5 - 15.

  • BMB 9000 Advanced Seminar in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Current research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology presented in a didactic seminar format.