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BCHM 317 - Introductory Biochemistry Laboratory

 Fall 2021
 Year 3
 4-5 hours/week
 6 units

Application of separation and analysis techniques to the study of proteins, metabolism and molecular biology. Attendance required in both terms. Enrolment is limited because of laboratory constraints and selection will be based on academic standing.

Registration in a BCHM Specialization or Major Plan.

COREQUISITE: BCHM 315/3.0 and BCHM 316/3.0.

BCHM 319/3.0.


Laboratory experiments

After completing the course, students will:

  1. be proficient in using a variety of equipment used in biochemical studies
  2. gain proficiency in working with samples on a microliter and microgram scale
  3. be able to present, analyze and interpret a variety of experimental biochemical data in an appropriate manner
  4. be able to present of experimental results in the form of written laboratory reports

4 lab hours per week

Lab manual is provided

Queen’s Official Grade Conversion Scale

Grade  Numerical Course Average (Range)

A+            90-100

A              85-89

A-             80-84

B+            77-79

B              73-76

B-             70-72

C+            67-69

C              63-66

C-             60-62

D+            57-59

D              53-56

D-             50-52

F              49 and below