Department of Biological Sciences, Crystallography,
University of London
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Normally lectures will be made available at the beginning of the week. Week numbers are sequential per term. Each TERM roughly coincides with a particular module. There will be deviations for a few individual lectures, in order to pace delivery of more difficult subjects. Some "weeks" in Terms 1 and 2 have a release which is intended to be studied over a 2-week period.
Official start date October 2nd.
Please complete enrolment including payment by Friday December 1st.
|TERM 1 (Section 1: Fundamentals of Protein Structure and X-ray Crystallography)|
|1-2||2-10||Introduction & Web Authoring||Overview of Protein Crystallography & General information (JMol, HTML, Images, IMS)||TEB|
|1-2||2-10||Protein Structure I||Primary Structure & Amino Acid and Peptide Bond Geometry||TEB|
|3||2-10||Protein Structure II||Non-Covalent (Non-Bonded) Interactions||TEB|
|4||16-10||Protein Structure III||Secondary Structure, Super Secondary Structure||TEB|
|5||23-10||Protein Structure IV||Tertiary and Quaternary Structure (Point Groups)||ARC|
|6-7||30-10||X-Ray Diffraction I and the CCP4 Gui||Diffraction Theory (Scattering, Unit Cell, Braggs Law, Reciprocal Space, Indices, Structure Factor), using the CCP4 Gui and basic Fourier Theory||TEB|
|8||13-11||Symmetry I||Symmetry Operations (Rotational, Translational, Screw, Symbols, Unit Cell)||TEB|
|9-10||20-11||Symmetry II||Point Groups (Enantiomorphic, Polar, Laue Classes)||TEB|
|11||4-12||Protein Crystallography I||Protein Crystallisation||TEB|
|12-13||8-1||Symmetry III||Space Groups (Enantiomorphic, Asymmetric Unit, P21, P212121)||TEB|
|14||22-1||Protein Crystallography II||X-Rays, X-Ray Sources (Laboratory, Synchrotron) & X-Ray Detectors (Image Plate, CCD and Hybrid detectors).||TB|
|TERM 2 (Section 2: Protein Crystallography)|
|1||29-1||Protein Crystallography III||Data Collection (Oscillation Method) & Cryocrystallography||TB|
|2-3||5-2||Symmetry IV & Protein Crystallography IV||Extinctions, Space Group Determination & Data Processing||TEB|
|6||5-3||Protein Crystallography V||Molecular Replacement (Rotation Function, Translation Function), Patterson||TEB|
|7||12-3||Protein Crystallography VI||Isomorphous Replacement, Patterson||ARC|
|8-9||23-4||MAD, Anomalous Diffraction
||Electron Density Map, Modelling & Refinement
||Validation & PDB
| Revision||August 15th||WRITTEN EXAMINATIONS
||by Christmas||GRADES MADE AVAILABLE