72836 - Biomedical Chemistry

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

Good health and well-being Quality education Life on land

Academic Year 2022/2023

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 unit, all students must attend Module 1, 2 [https://www.unibo.it/en/services-and-opportunities/health-and-assistance/health-and-safety/online-course-on-health-and-safety-in-study-and-internship-areas] online, while Module 3 on health and safety is to be attended in class or on Microsoft Teams according to the modality chosen by the teacher. Information about Module 3 attendance schedule is available on the website of your degree programme.

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