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Upstate Medical university Molecular & Cellular Principles
MFM2002

The following is a sample schedule from MFM Fall 2004. There may be some changes in order, times, and lecturers, but the lecture topics will be essentially the same from year to year.

 
Day
Time
Lecture/ Session #
Topic
Lecturer
M Oct 4 8:30 AM C1 Introduction to Segment C; Introduction to Lipids and Lipid Digestion D. Turner (75 min.)
    9:55 AM Clinical Correlation Lipids and Medicine Roizen (50 min)
    11:00 AM C2 Fatty Acid Storage, Mobilization, beta-Oxidation, and Ketoacids D. Turner
    1:00 PM C3 Fatty Acid Biosynthesis. Knox
    2:15 PM C4 Reactive Oxygen Species, Intro to CP3 D. Turner
 T Oct 5 8:30 AM C5

Cholesterol Metaboism 1: Synthesis and Cholesterol Derivatives ------------ ---

Knox
    9:45 AM C6 Lipoproteins: Structure and Metabolism    Knox
    11:00 AM C7 Atherosclerosis Schmitt
 W Oct 6 8:30 AM C8 Cholesterol Metabolism 2: Regulation, Drug Targets; Lipid Disorders (Intro to CP4) Schmitt
    9:45 AM CP3 Reactive Oxygen Species and Disease 2 hrs.
 Th Oct 7 1:00 PM C9 Amino Acid Metabolism 1: Protein Turnover and Amino Acid Degradation Schmitt
    2:15 PM CP4 Lipid Disorders.. 2 hrs.
 F Oct 8 8:30 AM C10 Amino Acid Metabolism 2: Urea and Ammonia Toxicity Schmitt
    9:40 AM C11 One Carbon Metabolism Schmitt
    10:50 AM C12 Introduction to Nutrition: Macronutrients, Engergy Intake and Expenditure D. Turner
    12:00 Noon Optional review Reactive oxygen species, CP3, Lipids, CP4 D. Turner, Knox
M Oct 11   No Classes Columbus Day  
Oct 12 8:30 AM C13 Purine and Pyrimidine Metabolism Schmitt
    9:45 AM C14 Heme and Iron Metabolism Schmitt
    11:00 AM C15 Vitamins and Cofactors.

Shen

 W Oct 13 8:30 AM C16 Metabolic Integration Lucas
    9:45 AM CP5 Disorders of Nitrogen Metabolism

2 hrs.

Th Oct 14 11:00AM C17 Alcohol: Metabolism, Clinical Aspects D. Turner, Fuller.
    1:00 PM C18 Integration of Genomics and Metabolism Knox
    2:10 PM C19 Biochemical Diversity; Intro to CP6 Knox
    3:15 PM Optional Review Nitrogen Metabolism, CP5 Schmitt
F Oct 15 8:30 AM C20 Obesity 1: Introduction, Clinical Aspects D. Turner/ Woodall-Ruff
    9:40 AM C21 Obesity 2: Biochemistry, Genetics D. Turner
    10:50 AM CP6 Human Biochemical Variants

2 hrs.

 M Oct 18 8:30 AM C22 Minerals and Metabolism: Mineral Deficiency and Toxicity Lucas, Shen, Schurman
    10:45 AM Optional Review Genomics and Metabolism, Biochemical Diversity, CP6 Knox
 T Oct 19 9:00 AM Optional Review Metaboic Integration, Nutrition, Alcohol,Obesity,Vitamins and Minerals   2 hrs. [Lucas, Turner, Shen]
W Oct 20   No Classes Free  
 Th Oct 21   No Classes Free  
F Oct 22 8:30 AM   Exam 3 (jointly with POM) 3.5 hrs