Covers current topics in modern biochemical research through lectures, reading recent research articles, critical thinking, and class discussion. Topics include protein and nucleic acid structure and function, biomolecular interactions, enzyme function, and cellular signaling and regulation.

Prereqs., CHEM 4711 and 4731 (min grade C-) or instructor consent. Same as CHEM 5751. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: critical thinking.