Trainee Courses*

Chemical Biology (Biochem704) (Kiessling, Raines) Fall 2 cr 
Structure and function of proteins; nucleic acids and carbohydrates; application of organic chemistry to problems in cell biology. Prerequisites: Biochem 501 or equivalent, 1 year of organic chemistry and consent of instructor.

CBI Colloquium (PharmSci890/891) (Blackwell), Fall and Spring, 1 credit each semester Student trainees present research to peers. Principles of key discoveries at the chemistry-biology interface. This course is required of all Chemistry-Biology Interface trainees. Prerequisites: Grad standing; consent of program director.

An approved scientific ethics course 1 cr (once during training period) 
(Available Options)

Chemical Biology Seminar (Chem/Biochem945) (Kiessling, Raines, Weibel) Spring 1 cr
Recent published research in chemical biology and related areas. Intended for advanced graduate students, and required of all NIH Chemistry-Biology Interface Trainees. Prerequisite: Consent of instructors. 

*Trainees also participate in a 12-week industrial internship.