BIOMEDE 522 - Biomembranes: Transport, Signaling and Disease

Instructor: Michael Mayer, Ph.D.
This course focuses on the biochemistry and biophysics of transport and signaling processes through biomembranes and on the relevance of these processes for disease and therapy. The course discusses topics including composition of biomembranes; fluidity and self-assembly of lipids; membrane proteins; membrane potential; signal transduction.
Prerequisites: MCDB 310 or Biol Chem 415, 451, 515, or CHEM 351 and BIOMEDE 221 and CHEM 210 or permission of instructor.
Credits: 3