Biochem 210 Protein Quality Control (2017)

Module: 3
Sponsoring Program: Tetrad
Administrator:Toni Hurley

Course Number: Biochem 210
Course Name: Protein Quality Control
Units: 3
Grading Option: S/U
Course Director: Peter Walter

Additional Course Director(s): Jonathan Weissman
Room Number: GH, S-261
Campus: Mission Bay
Schedule: May 23 - June 2, 2017;  M-F, 1:00-4:00 PM  Note:  First day of class will be on Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Prerequisites: None
Maximum Class Size:  10

Course Description: The course will cover cellular mechanisms that ensure quality of protein folding.  We will cover the actions of molecular chaperones, homeostatic protein quality regulation, and disposal.  We will read and discuss impacting papers in the recent literature, with emphasis on mechanism and the emergence of proteostasis as a cornerstone in disease-related research.