27 Aug.Read Chapter 1 Course syllabuscorrected wrt Final date 

1 Sept.Read Chapter 1 & 2 
3 Sept.Read Chapter 2 & 3 
8 Sept.Read Chapter 3 
10 Sept.Start reading Chapter 4 
15 Sept.Read Chapter 4 Notes are superceded by those of 17 Sep. 
17 Sept.Read Chapter 5 
22 Sept.Read Chapter 6 
24 Sept.Read Chapter 7 
29 Sept.Read Chapter 7 
1 Oct.Clarifications for Problem set !! Corrected versions of the problems for chapters 1, 2 and 3 now replace the original versions, so please download again. An expanded version of the guided tour for Chapter 5 also replaces the original version (with more explanation). You need to do this as part of your problems for chapter 5. 
Updates regarding midterm 1 & Problem set 1:Midterm 1 COVERS CHAPTERS 14 ONLY. Problems on Chapters 14 are due by noon on Monday Oct 5.  Solutions to Chapters 14 are posted outside my office AND you can My configurations for the peptide in problem 3 of Chapter 3 are here. I will offer a problemsolving session based on the problems for chapter 4 (problem set AND textbook) from 57 pm Monday 5 Oct. in CP137. Problems for chapters 5 and 6 are due on 20 October (in class). 
6 Oct.First Midterm, COVERS CHAPTERS 14 ONLY 
8 Oct.Read Chapter 8 
13 Oct.Read Chapter 10 
15 Oct.Read Chapter 11 
20 Oct.Read Chapter 11 Problems on Lipids, Due 29 October in class Problems for chapters 5 & 6 due in class For Mass Spec problem in Chapter 5 (problem 3) a single value of z explains all the masses observed. The numbers were drawn from a paper, and include a realworld deviation from ideality. Choose the best answer for the numbers given (and note that the answer may not be unique). 
22 Oct. 
27 Oct.Read Chapters 12 
29 Oct.Problems on nucleic acids Chpt 10 & 11, Due 4 November 10 am, in AFM's mailbox Correction to Pblm 4 Chpt 10, pard 'd' should refer to the endonucleases you chose in 'c' (not 'b'). A corrected version is now posted. 
3 Nov.Review session from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in CP137 
5 Nov.Midterm II, Best of Luck 
10 Nov.Read Chapter 14 
12 Nov.Read Chapter 15 through page 467 & 17 Paper Topics due Ignore incorrect date on page 4 of syllabus 
17 Nov.Read Chapter 13 
19 Nov.Read Chapter 14 Paper Due Ignore incorrect date on page 4 of syllabus 
24 Nov.Read Chapter 15 through page 467 & 17. Problems on Chpt 12, Due 11 December 12 noon, in AFM's mailbox special help discussion, 2 pm CP137 Wed 25 Nov. 
Thanksgiving, no class 
1 Dec.Read Chapter 17 Problems on Chpt 13, Due 11 December 12 noon, in AFM's mailbox 
3 Dec.Lecture Notes, including some hints for the problem set Chpt13 #1 Review Chapters 22 and 23 
8 Dec.Streamlining Q1 of chapter 12 problems Problem set 1: You can write your degenerate primers using the IUPAC notation for degenerate bases, or with degenerate bases grouped in parentheses, or stacked vertically (no need to list them all separately). For part b (as in part c) just choose 5 primers to analyze for secondary structure. The web site listed in the lecture notes provides a schematic output, please copy or snapshot that and include it in your problem set. Choose the same 5 primers for all three analyses: secondary structure, Tm and Ta.

10 Dec.REVIEW session, 1  3 pm on 14 Dec. in CP137 
15 Dec., 10:30 amFINAL EXAM 