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Chemistry

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CHEM F075 Introduction to Chemical Sciences

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Units of measurement, atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding, metabolism, radioactivity, oxidation-reduction reactions, solutions, acids and buffers. For the non-science major. (3+0)


CHEM F100X Chemistry in Complex Systems (n)

4 Credits

Fundamentals of chemistry with an emphasis on the role of chemistry in environmental and life systems. The role of feedback systems on chemical behavior is illustrated in atmospheric, aquatic, nuclear and nutritional systems. For non-science majors. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Placement in ENGL F111X or higher; placement in DEVM F105 or higher; or permission of instructor. (3+3)


CHEM F103X Basic General Chemistry (n)

4 Credits     Offered Fall

Fundamentals of chemistry including historical and descriptive aspects as well as basic mathematical concepts. Fulfills the laboratory part of the natural science requirement and prepares the student for CHEM F105X. Note: This course satisfies elective credit only. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Placement in ENGL F111X or higher; placement in DEVM F105 or higher; or permission of instructor. (3+3)


CHEM F104X A Survey of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (n)

4 Credits     Offered Spring

Fundamentals of chemistry as applied to biological systems. Bridges the gap between a general chemistry course and biochemical concepts of other health-related sciences. Recommended for health-science degree candidates and non-science majors interested in the central role of chemistry in life. May be used to meet the general laboratory science requirement or for preparation for CHEM F105X. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F103X; placement in ENGL F111X or higher; placement in DEVM F105 or higher; or permission of instructor. (3+3)


CHEM F105X General Chemistry I (n)

4 Credits

CHEM F105X-F106X, together, constitute the standard one-year engineering and science-major general chemistry course with laboratory. Major subjects include measurements, calculations, atomic and molecular structure, gas laws, stoichiometry, an introduction to organic chemistry, chemical reactions and related energy changes. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Placement in ENGL F111X or higher; placement in MATH F107X or higher; or a B or better in CHEM F103X; or permission of instructor and department chair. (3+3)


CHEM F106X General Chemistry II (n)

4 Credits

Major subjects include reaction kinetics, equilibrium (including acids and bases, solubility and complex ion formation), nuclear chemistry, electrochemistry, and descriptive chemistry of the elements. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: C Grade or better in CHEM F105X; placement in ENGL F111X or higher; placement in MATH F107X or higher; or permission of instructor and department chair. (3+3)


CHEM F190 Alaska Statewide High School Science Symposium

2 Credits     Offered Spring

Students employ the scientific method to approach a problem of personal interest. Student work is molded into a research paper delivered orally in a formal scientific presentation for judges with wide-ranging experiences. Graded Pass/Fail. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: High School student grades 9 - 12. Recommended: Research completion, abstract and paper writing/submission, ASHSSS presentation. (0+10)


CHEM F202 Basic Inorganic Chemistry (n)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Lecture includes brief review of general chemistry, atomic structure, covalent bonds, molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, group theory and molecular symmetry. Lab involves the synthesis of known and novel inorganic complexes using a glovebox and Schlenk/vacuum line techniques, and characterization of the complexes by nuclear magnetic resonance, infrared, ultraviolet-visible absorption and mass spectroscopies. Furthermore, cyclic voltammetry, HyperChem calculations, and SciFinder Scholar are used and students give oral presentations describing lab projects at the end of the year. presentations. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F106X. (2+3)


CHEM F212 Chemical Equilibrium and Analysis

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Aqueous chemical equilibrium as applied to chemical analysis, separations, spectrophotometry, potentiometry and factors considered in the analytical approach. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F106X; MATH F107X or equivalent. (3+0)


CHEM F261 Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology (n)

4 Credits

An introduction to the structure and function of cells. Topics include: the structure and function of cellular components, including proteins, membranes and organelles; understanding how cells communicate; and how information is processed in the cell via DNA replication, transcription and translation. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: BIOL F115X; BIOL F116X; CHEM F105X; CHEM F106X. (Cross-listed with BIOL F261.) (3+3)


CHEM F313 Chemical Analysis of Dynamic Systems (n)

2 Credits     Offered Fall

Introduction to modern methods of chemical analysis for the solution of specific environmental or biochemical problems. Focus on planning efficient experiments, assuring reliable results and specific operations done in the lab. Laboratory experiments are multi-week projects requiring bench chemistry and instrumental methods. Collaborative groups are used in the laboratory and in writing laboratory reports. Special fees apply. Co-requisite: CHEM F212 or junior standing. (1+4)


CHEM F321 Organic Chemistry

3 Credits

A systematic study of the more important functional groups of carbon compounds, including their mechanisms of reaction, methods of synthesis, and physical and spectroscopic properties. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F106X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


CHEM F322 Organic Chemistry

3 Credits

A systematic study of the more important functional groups of carbon compounds, including their mechanisms of reaction, methods of synthesis and physical and spectroscopic properties. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F321 or permission of instructor. (3+0)


CHEM F324W Organic Laboratory (n)

4 Credits

A laboratory designed to illustrate modern techniques of isolation, purification, analysis and structure determination of covalent, principally organic, compounds. Enrollment limited. Contact department (474-5510 or fychem@uaf.edu) early to get on the wait list. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL 211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. Co-requisites: CHEM F322. (2+6)


CHEM F331 Physical Chemistry

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Principles of thermodynamics with applications to phase equilibria, solutions, chemical equilibrium and electrochemistry. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F106X; MATH F202X; PHYS F104X or PHYS F212X; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


CHEM F332 Physical Chemistry

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Kinetic theory of gases, chemical kinetics, atomic and molecular structure, and spectroscopy. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F331 or permission of instructor. (3+0)


CHEM F402 Inorganic Chemistry

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Symmetry and group theory, molecular orbital theory, solid state chemistry, acids and bases, redox reactions, non-aqueous solvents, descriptive chemistry of some main group elements. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F202; CHEM F322; CHEM F332. (1+6)


CHEM F406 Atmospheric Chemistry

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Chemistry of the lower atmosphere (troposphere and stratosphere) including photochemistry, kinetics, thermodynamics, box modeling, biogeochemical cycles and measurement techniques for atmospheric pollutants; study of important impacts to the atmosphere which result from anthropogenic emissions of pollutants, including acid rain, the "greenhouse" effect, urban smog and stratospheric ozone depletion. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F332 or equivalent or permission of instructor. (Stacked with CHEM F606; ATM F606.) (3+0)


CHEM F412 Instrumental Analytical Methods

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Theory, capabilities and limitations of instruments used in chemical analysis. Subjects include gas and liquid chromatography, electrophoresis, optical absorption and emission spectrometry. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F212. Co-requisites: CHEM F331. (3+0)


CHEM F413W Analytical Instrumental Laboratory (n)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

A laboratory course focusing on the acquisition and interpretation of chromatographic and spectroscopic data for quantitative chemical measurements. Students will learn effective experimental planning and execution, critical evaluation of experimental data and written communication in the context of the chemical sciences. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F412; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; Chemistry major or permission of instructor. (3+0)


CHEM F418W Developmental Biology (n)

4 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Morphological and molecular aspects of the development of multicellular organisms, with emphasis on the regulation of morphogenesis. Laboratory involves team-based research focusing on fundamental aspects of vertebrate embryo development. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: BIOL F115X; BIOL F116X; BIOL F310; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed with BIOL F418.) (3+3)


CHEM F420 NMR Spectroscopy of Natural Products

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Use of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy for the interpretation of the structure of organic molecules. Both one- and two-dimensional techniques will be covered. Theory will be introduced but most of the course will be structural elucidation by NMR. Includes training and use of the Varian Mercury NMR instrument. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F321; CHEM F322. (Stacked with CHEM F620.) (3+0)


CHEM F434W Instrumental Methods in Physical Chemistry (n)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

A modern laboratory course with three major components: 1) experiments related to concepts learned in CHEM F331 and CHEM F332 including, but not limited to, spectroscopy, conductance, and diffusion; 2) computer use in problem solving, data analysis and word processing; and 3) technical writing with emphasis on preparation of papers for publication. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. Co-requisites: CHEM F332. (1+6)


CHEM F445 Molecular Evolution

4 Credits     Offered Alternate Spring

The study of structure, function and evolution of hereditary molecules (nucleic acids). Special fees apply. Prerequisites: BIOL F362. (Cross-listed with BIOL F445. Stacked with CHEM F645; BIOL F645.) (3+3)


CHEM F450 General Biochemistry -- Macromolecules

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Focuses on the biochemistry of the two principal macromolecules: nucleic acids and proteins. Topics include: nucleotides metabolism, DNA structure and topology, DNA replication, DNA repair and recombination, cell cycle regulation, RNA transcription and processing. Gene expression, translation and protein metabolism. Biomedical relevance and contemporary techniques will be addressed if appropriate. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F322 or permission of instructor. (3+0)


CHEM F451 General Biochemistry -- Metabolism

3 Credits     Offered Spring

The biochemistry of metabolism. Topics include: chemistry of amino acids and its implication, protein structure-function, enzyme catalysis, glucose and glycogen metabolism and regulation, bioenergetics, lipid metabolism and biomembranes, amino acid metabolism and regulation of metabolism. Biomedical relevance and contemporary techniques will be addressed if appropriate. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F322; or permission of instructor. Recommended: CHEM F331. (3+0)


CHEM F453O/2 Molecular Biology

4 Credits     Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

Provides in-depth coverage of eukaryotic and prokaryotic gene function, including the applications of recombinant DNA technology to the biological sciences. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: BIOL F362 or CHEM F321 or BIOL F303; COMM F131X or COMM F141X; or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed with BIOL F453. Stacked with CHEM F653; BIOL F653.) (3+3)


CHEM F470 Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

3 Credits     Offered Fall

This 3 credit course is given in collaboration with the University of Montana and Montana State University. The course goal is to provide a comprehensive overview of the molecular and cellular aspects of the adult and developing nervous system in mammals, particularly humans. The course will be taught using Access Grid Node technology, an audio/video internet broadcasting system. Topics addressed will include neuroanatomy, electrophysiology and synaptic transmission, cellular neuroscience, neuropharmacology, and neurodevelopment. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Two F300-level courses in BIOL or CHEM or PSY 345; or permission of instructor. (Stacked with CHEM F670.) (3+0)


CHEM F472 Systems Neuroscience

3 Credits     Offered Spring

This 3 credit course is given in collaboration with the University of Montana and Montana State University. The course goal is to provide a comprehensive overview into the architecture and function of various neurological systems in the mammalian central nervous system, particularly in humans. Topics addressed will include but are not limited to the visual system, the auditory system, the limbic system, pain, neuropathologies, and CNS injuries. Each topic will address known and suspected pathologies and include discussions with clinicians from the St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center in Missoula, MT. This course will be taught using Access Grid Node technology, an audio/video internet broadcasting system. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Two F300-level courses in Biology/Chemistry, or Psychology/Philosophy; or permission of instructor. (Stacked with CHEM F672.) (3+0)


CHEM F481 Seminar

1 Credit

Introduction to the techniques and style of technical oral presentation generally accepted by professional chemists. Class will meet two hours per week, the first hour in closed session, the second, open to the public. Seminar attendance and participation in observing and critiquing presentations by graduate students, chemistry faculty, and their peers is required. Note: Oral communication intensive credit is earned upon successful completion of CHEM F482. Graded Pass/Fail. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X. (2+0)


CHEM F482O Seminar

2 Credits

Introduction to the techniques and style of technical oral presentation generally accepted by professional chemists. Class will meet two hours per week, the first hour in closed session, the second, open to the public. Preparation of a 40 minute presentation to be delivered twice, first, to others in the course in the closed session for critiquing and suggestions for improvement and later, in the open seminar for evaluation by all. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F481; COMM F131X or COMM F141X. (2+0)


CHEM F488 Undergraduate Chemistry and Biochemistry Research

1 - 6 Credits

Advanced research topics from outside the usual undergraduate laboratory offerings. The student will be required to make presentations and turn in a final report. Research areas range from atmospheric chemistry to molecular biology. A substantial level of chemistry or biochemistry background is assumed. Special fees apply. (0+1 - 6)


CHEM F601 Introduction to Atmospheric Science

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Fundamentals of atmospheric science. Includes energy and mass conservation, internal energy and entropy, atmospheric water vapor, cloud microphysics, equations of motion, hydrostatics, phase oxidation, heterogeneous chemistry, the ozone layer, fundamentals of biogeochemical cycles, solar and terrestrial radiation and radiative-convective equilibrium. Also includes molecular, cloud and aerosol absorption and scattering. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Graduate standing. (Cross-listed with ATM F601. Stacked with ATM F401.) (3+0)


CHEM F602 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Symmetry and group theory, molecular orbital theory, descriptive chemistry of some main group elements and the transition metals, coordination chemistry and crystal field theory, kinetics and mechanisms, organometallic chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F402. (3+0)


CHEM F605 Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Fundamental principles and mechanisms that underlie environmental chemistry. The course is based around four central themes: simple box model calculations of chemical flux; application of thermodynamics to understand chemical speciation and partitioning; role of chemical form/oxidation state in dictating reactivity mobility; and reaction kinetics. These principles will be discussed in the context of examples from atmospheric, aquatic and soils chemistry. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


CHEM F606 Atmospheric Chemistry

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Chemistry of the lower atmosphere (troposphere and stratosphere) including photochemistry, kinetics, thermodynamics, box modeling, biogeochemical cycles and measurement techniques for atmospheric pollutants; study of important impacts to the atmosphere which result from anthropogenic emissions of pollutants, including acid rain, the "greenhouse" effect, urban smog and stratospheric ozone depletion. Special fees apply. Prerequisites/Co-requisite: ATM F601 or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed with ATM F606. Stacked with CHEM F406.) (3+0)


CHEM F609 Environmental Geochemistry

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Focus on advanced topics and methods in chemistry of aquatic and soil environments. Detailed treatment of the thermodynamic, kinetic and structural principles involved in the description and modeling of low-temperature aqueous geochemical systems. Particular emphasis on heterogeneous interactions, including dissolution/precipitation, sorption and microbial processes, involved in the partitioning, transformation and transport of chemical species in the environment. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: ENVE F641 or GEOS F618 or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed with GEOS F633.) (3+0)


CHEM F612 Advanced Analytical Chemistry: Chemometrics

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Strategies and methods used by analytical chemists to maximize the chemical information content of data obtained in chemical measurements (i.e. chemometrics). Methods include univariate and multivariate approaches. Topics include the design of experiments, sampling, instrumental calibration and prediction, robust statistical methods, data preprocessing and pattern recognition. Emphasis on examples in optical spectroscopy, field analytical chemistry and iterative investigations. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F332; CHEM F412; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


CHEM F620 NMR Spectroscopy of Natural Products

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Use of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy for the interpretation of the structure of organic molecules. Both one- and two-dimensional techniques will be covered. Theory will be introduced but most of the course will be structural elucidation by NMR. Includes training and use of the Varian Mercury NMR instrument. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (Stacked with CHEM F420.) (3+0)


CHEM F621 Enzymology and Bio-Organic Chemistry

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Applications of the methods and concepts of physical organic chemistry to enzyme-catalyzed reactions. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F451. (3+0)


CHEM F622 Biosynthesis of Plant Natural Products

3 Credits     Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

Three major pathways of plant secondary metabolism: terpene, shikimate and acetogenic pathways. Includes discussion of offshoots of these pathways to various classes of alkaloids. Use of stable and radioisotopes in conjunction with modern NMR spectroscopy and kinetic isotope effects will be stressed. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F322. (3+0)


CHEM F631 Environmental Fate and Transport

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Examination of the physical properties that govern the behavior, fate and transport of contaminants released into the environment. Topics include air-water partitioning and exchange, organic solvent-water partitioning, diffusion, sorption, chemical and biological transformation reactions, and modeling concepts. Special fees apply. (Cross-listed with ATM F631.) (3+0)


CHEM F632 Molecular Spectroscopy

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Application of quantum mechanics to molecular bonding and spectroscopy. Topics include: applications of lasers to probe chemical reactivity, photochemistry and the detection of trace compounds in mixtures. Variable content. May be repeated for credit. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F332. (3+0)


CHEM F645 Molecular Evolution

4 Credits     Offered Alternate Spring

Structure, function and evolution of hereditary molecules (nucleic acids). Special fees apply. Prerequisites: BIOL F362 or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed with BIOL F645. Stacked with BIOL F445; CHEM F445.) (3+3)


CHEM F653 Molecular Biology

4 Credits     Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

In-depth coverage of eukaryotic and prokaryotic gene function, including the applications of recombinant DNA technology to the biological sciences. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: BIOL F362 or CHEM F321 or BIOL F303, or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed with BIOL F653. Stacked with CHEM F453; BIOL F453.) (3+3)


CHEM F654 Protein Structure and Function

3 Credits     Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

Contemporary topics in peptide and protein biochemistry. Topics include peptide synthesis, protein modification, comparative aspects of structure, protein engineering, enzyme and receptor function as well as molecular modeling. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F451. (3+0)


CHEM F655 Environmental Biochemistry and Toxicology

3 Credits     Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

Environmental biochemistry where the environment is broadly defined to include the home, the workplace and lifestyle, as well as the great out-of-doors. A major focus will be on those general properties and principles which determine how poisonous (toxic) various chemicals are. Major natural and synthetic chemicals in the environment of developed and developing countries will be reviewed. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F451 or equivalent biology course. (3+0)


CHEM F657 Molecular Foundations of Gene Expression

3 Credits     Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

The molecular regulation of gene expression in prokaryotes and eukaryotes in the context of development and disease. Major topics include: protein/DNA interactions, structure-function relations of transcription factors, signal transduction, control of transcription and translation, chromatin structure and DNA replication. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F451; CHEM F456; CHEM F461 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


CHEM F658 Current Techniques in Biochemistry

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Focuses on current techniques in biochemistry. This is a laboratory intensive course covering: Restriction Enzymes, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), DNA electrophoresis, Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISA), DNA recombination and cloning, protein purification by affinity chromatography, protein electrophoresis, Western blots, enzyme kinetics, protein quantification by spectrophotometry, and basic tissue culture techniques. It is an important goal of this graduate course to emphasize experimental design, evaluation, and trouble shooting within each of the biochemical techniques and also to challenge students to develop their own experimental designs, evaluate the scope and limitations of the design/technique, and propose solutions for potential problems. Special fees apply. Prerequisite: CHEM F450; CHEM F451; graduate standing; or permission of the instructor. (1+6)


CHEM F660 Chemical Oceanography

3 Credits     Offered Spring

An integrated study of the chemical, biological and physical processes that determine the distribution of chemical variables in the sea. The distribution of stable and radioisotopes are used to follow complex chemical cycles, with particular emphasis on the cycles of nutrient elements. The chemistry of carbon is considered in detail. Implications of the mid-ocean ridge vent system to ocean chemistry are examined. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed with MSL F660.) (3+0)


CHEM F670 Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

3 Credits     Offered Fall

This 3 credit course is taught in collaboration with the University of Montana and Montana State University. A comprehensive overview of the molecular and cellular aspects of the adult and developing nervous system in mammals, particularly humans. The course will be taught using Access Grid Node technology, an audio/video internet broadcasting system. Topics addressed will include neuroanatomy, electrophysiology and synaptic transmission, cellular neuroscience, neuropharmacology, and neurodevelopment. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Two F300-level courses in BIOL or CHEM or PSY F345 or permission of instructor. (Stacked with CHEM F470.) (3+0)


CHEM F672 Systems Neuroscience

3 Credits     Offered Spring

This 3 credit course is taught in collaboration with the University of Montana and Montana State University. A comprehensive overview into the architecture and function of various neurological systems in the mammalian central nervous system, particularly in humans. Topics will include but are not limited to the visual system, the auditory system, the limbic system, pain, neuropathologies and CNS injuries. Each topic will address known and suspected pathologies and include discussions with clinicians from the St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center in Missoula, MT. The course will be taught using Access Grid Node technology, an audio/video internet broadcasting system. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Two F300-level courses in BIOL/CHEM or PSY/PHIL or graduate standing or permission of instructor. (Stacked with CHEM F472.) (3+0)


CHEM F674 Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics

3 Credits     Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

Basic biophysical and molecular processes associated with membrane-mediated events in the context of cellular physiology. Major topics includes biochemical and biophysical characteristics of membrane lipids; structure-function relation of membrane proteins; protein trafficking/targeting; vesicle transport and membrane fusion/exocytosis; the nature of membrane excitability; and the role of membrane in bioenergetics. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CHEM F451; CHEM F456; CHEM F461 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. (3+0)


CHEM F688 Biochemical and Molecular Biology Seminar

0 - 1 Credit

A seminar on various topics related to biochemistry and molecular biology including discussions of recent literature and research results. Special fees apply. (1+0)


CHEM F691 Research Presentation Techniques

1 Credit     Offered Spring

Review of recent research in chemistry to expose students to recent findings, methodologies and concepts in a broad range of chemistry and related disciplines. How to present and defend research proposals. Course may be repeated for credit. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Graduate standing in physical sciences or permission of instructor. (1+0)


CHEM F692 Seminar

1 Credit

Graded Pass/Fail. Special fees apply. (1+0)


CHEM F698 Research

1 - 9 Credits

Graded Pass/Fail. Special fees apply. (0+1 - 9)


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