Bioinorganic Chemistry (CEAC412) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Bioinorganic Chemistry CEAC412 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Şeniz Özalp Yaman
Course Assistants
Course Objectives A major goal is to provide students an introduction of bioinorganic chemistry and to enable them to understand the roles of metals in living systems.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Understand the role of metals in living systems.
  • Discuss the chemistry of metals in distorting/distorted living systems.
  • Understand the role of metals in monitoring living systems.
  • Explain the role of metals in natural systems.
  • Apply knowledge of metals in living systems.
Course Content Toxic, essential amd key metals in the living systems.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Some General Principles Related chapter of the course book
2 Cobalt in biological systems Related chapter of the course book
3 The dioxygen molecule Related chapter of the course book
4 Magnesium in biological systems Related chapter of the course book
5 Iron in biological systems Related chapter of the course book
6 MIDTERM EXAMINATION I
7 Copper in biological systems Related chapter of the course book
8 Zinc in biological systems Related chapter of the course book
9 Nickel in biological systems Related chapter of the course book
10 Non metallic inorganic elements Related chapter of the course book
11 MIDTERM EXAMINATION II
12 Toxic metals Related chapter of the course book
13 Metal Deficiency and Disease Related chapter of the course book
14 Metal Deficiency and Disease Related chapter of the course book
15 Metal Nucleic Acid interaction Related chapter of the course book
16 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. J.M Berg, S.J Lippard, Principles of Bioinorganic Chemistry, University science book, 1994.
2. W. Kaim, B.Schewederski,Bioinorganic Chemistry: Inorganic elements in the chemistry of life, John Wiley and Sons, 2005..

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 60
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to access, analyze and evaluate the knowledge needed for the solution of advanced chemical engineering and applied chemistry problems.
2 An ability to self-renewal by following scientific and technological developments within the philosophy of lifelong learning.
3 An understanding of social, environmental, and the global impacts of the practices and innovations brought by chemistry and chemical engineering.
4 An ability to perform original research and development activities and to convert the achieved results to publications, patents and technology.
5 An ability to apply advanced mathematics, science and engineering knowledge to advanced engineering problems.
6 An ability to design and conduct scientific and technological experiments in lab- and pilot-scale, and to analyze and interpret their results.
7 Skills in design of a system, part of a system or a process with desired properties and to implement industry.
8 Ability to perform independent research.
9 Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and to work as a part of a team.
10 An understanding of the professional and occupational responsibilities.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 18 36
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 25 25
Total Workload 125