University of Calgary

BCEM 401 - Biochemistry Lab Techniques I - Fall 2017

Recombinant DNA techniques, protein expression and mutagenesis stressing nucleic acid and protein properties relevant to these techniques. Practical experience in the laboratory includes DNA amplification (PCR), gene cloning and expression, nucleic acid-protein bioinformatics and introduction to methods for working with proteins. Emphasis on the scientific process: experimental design, data analysis and dissemination of results.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-6)


  • Credit for both Biochemistry 401 and 541 will not be allowed. Enrollment in this course may be limited. See explanation in Program section of Calendar.


  • One of Chemistry 353 or 355; and Biochemistry 393.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2018.
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