Course: Experimental Methods in Biochemistry

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Course title Experimental Methods in Biochemistry
Course code KBF/EMBCH
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kubala Martin, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course aims to provide information for the students of physics about the basic methods used in biochemistry. - electrophoresis, capilary electrophoresis - centrifugation - mass spectrometry - PCR, RT-PCR - affinity chromatography - imunoblotting - selection methods - HPLC - Calorimetry - Biosensors.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
Students of physics should become familiar with elementary biochemical methods.
Knowledge Students should be able define the main terms in the field, to describe the main approaches and to apply the theoretical knowledge for a solution of model problems.

Assessment methods and criteria

<ul> <li> Passing the oral examination </ul>
Recommended literature
  • Anzenbacher P., Kovář J. (1986). Metody chemického výzkumu pro biochemiky. MŠ ČSR Praha.
  • Kalous V., Pavlíček Z. (1980). Biofysikální chemie. SNTL Praha.
  • Pingoud, A., Urbanke, C., Hoggett J., Jeltsch, A. (2002). Biochemical Methods, A Concise Guide for Students and Researchers. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Molecular Biophysics (2015) Physics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Science Biophysics (2015) Physics courses 2 Summer