C6215 Advanced biochemistry and its methods

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
prof. RNDr. Igor Kučera, DrSc. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Jan Havliš, Dr. (lecturer)
prof. RNDr. Michaela Wimmerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. Mgr. Lukáš Žídek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Jan Hejátko, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Igor Kučera, DrSc.
Department of Biochemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Supplier department: Department of Biochemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Thu 16:00–17:50 B11/205
A BSc degree in Biochemistry or other compatible program
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
The course will cover selected topics in the area of general and structural biochemistry, genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics. It will provide a baseline level of knowledge that students can deepen in other core and optional modules.
Learning outcomes
By the end of this course a student will be able to demonstrate an understanding of approaches and methods of modern experimental biochemistry including the basic principles underlying these methods, bioinformatic software and genetic analysis programs, quantitative aspects of enzyme catalysis and inhibition with emphasis to drug action, and major signalling pathways regulating the metabolism.
  • Syllabus
    recommended literature
  • A. Lesk, Introduction to Genomics, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0198754831
  • H. Mirzaei, M. Carrasco, Modern Proteomics – Sample Preparation, Analysis and Practical Applications, Springer, ISBN 978-3319414461
  • VOET, Donald, Judith G. VOET and Charlotte W. PRATT. Principles of biochemistry. 4th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2013. xxxii, 107. ISBN 9781118092446. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
A written test
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, autumn 2021.
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