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Courses - Fall 2020
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
(Perm Req)
Protein Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BIOE120, CHBE302, and CHBE440; and permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: CHBE497, BIOE489R, or ENCH 648P.
This course will cover the fundamentals of protein engineering and its applications in medicine, chemical processes, and energy. Topics will include the structure and function of biological molecules, rational design and directed evolution, construction of protein and peptide libraries, protein screening platforms, methods for characterizing structure and function of biological molecules. Scientific literature will be used to highlight key discoveries and current work in protein engineering.