72836 - Biomedical Chemistry

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2019/2020

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.

Readings/Bibliography

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

Teaching methods

Lectures and laboratory.

Assessment methods

Oral examination.

Teaching tools

1) Blackboard (lectures and exercises) and video-projector. Lecture notes

2) Computational laboratory practicals

Office hours

See the website of Assimo Maris

See the website of Stefania Rapino