Gerhard Wider: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2016
|Name||Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wider|
Humrigenflurstrasse 48 A
|Telephone||044 915 34 13|
|Relationship||Retired Adjunct Professor|
|551-1601-00L||Biophysics of Biological Macromolecules |
Does not take place this semester.
The course will only take place with a minimum of 4 participants.
|6 credits||2V + 1U||G. Wider, F. Allain|
|Abstract||This lecture course targets physics students and students of interdisciplinary sciences (major physics) for their education in biophysics. In this course the basics of molecular biology are presented bearing in mind the special interests of the physics students.|
|Objective||Basics of molecular biology and biophysics in in view of the special interest of students in physics.|
|Content||This lecture course targets physics students and students of interdisciplinary sciences (major physics) for their education in biophysics. In this course the basics of molecular biology are presented bearing in mind the special interests of the physics students. The topics include: properties of biological macromolecules, introduction to the genetic system of E.coli bacteria, transcription, translation, discussion of structure and function of proteins, quantitative description of enzyme function and allosteric interactions, biotechnology, introduction to optical spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy of biopolymers in solution.|
|Lecture notes||- additional documentation in support of text book|
|Prerequisites / Notice||small classes with active participation of students|
|551-1615-00L||NMR Methods for Studies of Biological Macromolecules |
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge in biological NMR spectroscopy.
|1 credit||1S||G. Wider|
|Abstract||Seminar series on technical aspects of high resolution nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy with biological macromolecules.|
|Objective||Introduction and discussion of advanced methods for recording and analysis of NMR data with biological macromolecules.|
|Content||Seminar series on technical aspects of high-resolution nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy with biological macromolecules.|
|551-1619-00L||Structural Biology||1 credit||1K||R. Glockshuber, F. Allain, N. Ban, K. Locher, E. Weber-Ban, G. Wider, K. Wüthrich|
|Abstract||The course consists of a series of research seminars on Structural Biology, Biochemistry and Biophysics, given by both scientists of the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) in Structural Biology and external speakers. Information on the individual seminars is provided on the following websites:|
|Objective||The goal of this course is to provide doctoral and postdoctoral students with a broad overview on the most recent developments in biochemistry, structural biology and biophysics.|