You are here

Biochemistry 201

Fundamentals of Biochemistry

Credits: 3

Length of Course: 14 weeks

Classroom Hours Per Week: 3 hours lecture, 1 tutorial

Prerequisite: Biology 110 & 120; Chemistry 123 and Chemistry 210 (or 230), 12 credits 

Text: Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry (12th ed) D. Nelson and M. Cox. Freeman Pub. 2012

Course Description:

This is an introductory survey course in the fundamentals of biochemistry. The basic structure, function and metabolism of proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and nucleic acid will be discussed, as well as basic bioenergetics, and regulation of metabolism.


Quizzes / Tests 45%
Midterm Exam 20%
Final Exam 35%


M. Meshgini, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Oregon State), Ph.D (Washington)

J. Greg Doheny, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., (British Columbia); B.A. (Simon Fraser)

Rachel Moens, B.Sc. (McGill), M.Sc. (British Columbia)

Transferability: see