Jan 17, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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BIOL 4550 - Molecular Modeling


This course covers the theory and practice of the structural modeling of proteins and other biomolecules using informatics-driven and energy-based approaches. Topics include template-based comparative modeling, secondary structure prediction, tertiary structure prediction, protein classification, sidechain rotamers, docking, protein design, energy minimization, electrostatics, molecular dynamics, and molecular surfaces. Molecular modeling software will be provided. Laptop computers are required. This course can be used to fulfill the Culminating Experience in Biology. BIOL 4550, BIOL 6420, BCBP 4550, and BCBP 6420 meet jointly; only one of these courses can be taken for credit.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: MATH 1020, BIOL 4620, BIOL 4760.

When Offered: Spring term annually.



Cross Listed: BIOL 6420, BCBP 4550/6420.

Credit Hours: 4



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