2008/2009, Semester 1
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (Biochemistry)
Modular Credits: MD1140 ( -- ) / M1 ( -- )
The track extends over the two semesters of the first year. It emphasizes the current thinking on the biochemical and molecular bases of human disease, as well as biochemical investigations of clinical application. Active and independent learning by use of recommended texts as a supplement to lectures is actively encouraged. Major topics include the structure and function of biological basis of cellular processes, detoxification, molecular biology, biochemical genetics and molecular medicine. These aspects are integrated with the teaching in the other two tracks.