72836 - Biomedical Chemistry

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Docente: Assimo Maris
  • Credits: 6
  • SSD: CHIM/02
  • Language: Italian
  • Moduli: Assimo Maris (Modulo 1) Stefania Rapino (Modulo 2)
  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures (Modulo 1) Traditional lectures (Modulo 2)
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Chemistry (cod. 9072)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student has the basic knowledge related to some of the most modern chemical methodologies used in the bio-medical field for the determination of the structure of biological macromolecules, for the formation of diagnostic images in the therapeutic field for radioprotection purposes. In particular, the student has advanced interdisciplinary scientific skills allowing collaboration with colleagues in biological and medical areas.

Course contents

Radiations, Radionuclides, Laser, MRI, Physical chemistry of the cell.


Lecture notes.
Rob Phillips, Jane Kondev, Julie Theriot "Physical Biology of the Cell".

Teaching methods

Lectures and laboratory.

As concerns the teaching methods of this course, all students must attend Module 1, 2 on Health and Safety online:



Students must attend also Module 3 for specific training on Health and Safety in places of study. Information on dates and methods of Module 3 attendance can be found in the appropriate section of the degree program website.

Assessment methods

Oral examination.

Teaching tools

Blackboard (lectures and exercises) and video-projector.

Lecture notes.

Laboratory practicals.

Office hours

See the website of Assimo Maris

See the website of Stefania Rapino


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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.