1MB580, Macromolecular Structure and Function X2


This course was given for the last time during spring 2008. If you have taken this course without completing it, please contact Maria Selmer for instructions on what you have to do to pass the course.


  • Course requirements
  • Course book
  • Fikalista
  • Useful links

  • Lecturers and teaching assistants

    Use the E-mail links below to ask questions or send comments to any of the lecturers or TAs directly.

    Code Name Role E-mail/WWW Photo
    MS Maria Selmer Coordinator, lecturer E-mail
    TU Torsten Unge Guest lecturer E-mail
    PJ Per Jemth Guest lecturer E-mail
    YC Yang Chen Teaching assistant E-mail
    LH Lena Henriksson Teaching assistant E-mail


    Course schedule

    The course consists of lectures, seminars and computer practicals. In the schedule below, the activities are colour-coded as follows:

    blue Lecture
    orange Computer practical
    yellow Seminar

    Links to computer practicals and other material will be made available in this table as the course progresses.

    Week 15

    Date Time Room Group Item Lecturer(s) / TAs Title/topic/activity Material Notes
    Tues 8 April 13:15-16:00 B7:101 X2 Lecture 1 MS, LH, YC
  • Presentation of lecturer and TAs
  • Introduction
  • Registration
  • Introduction to protein structure
  • Fika
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter 1 lecture 1

    Week 16

    Mon 14 April 13:15-14:00 B7:113 X2A Seminar 1 MS
  • exciting stuff
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter 1 Link to questions
    Mon 14 April 14:15-16:00 B7:113 X2 Lecture 2 MS, TU
  • Guest lecture: Structure-based drug design
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter 2 lecture 2
    Mon 14 April 16:15-17:00 B7:113 X2B Seminar 1 MS
  • exciting stuff
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter 1 Link to questions
    Thurs 17 April 8:15-12:00 Chipset X2A Computer practical 1 LH, YC
  • Introduction to SwissPDBViewer
  • Practical 1 -
    Thurs 17 April 13:15-17:00 Chipset X2B Computer practical 1 LH, YC
  • Introduction to SwissPDBViewer
  • Practical 1 -

    Week 17

    Tues 22 April 13:15-14:00 B7:113 X2B Seminar 2 MS
  • From structure to function
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter 2 Link to questions
    Tues 22 April 14:15-16:00 B7:113 X2 Lecture 3 LL, MS
  • Regulation in proteins
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter 3 -
    Tues 22 April 16:15-17:00 B7:113 X2A Seminar 2 MS
  • From structure to function
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter 2 Link to questions
    Thurs 24 April 8:15-12:00 Chipset X2B Computer practical 2 LH, YC
  • DNA-binding proteins
  • Practical 2 -
    Thurs 24 April 13:15-17:00 Chipset X2A Computer practical 2 LH, YC
  • DNA-binding proteins
  • Practical 2 -

    Week 18

    Mon 28 April 13:15-14:00 B7:113 X2A Seminar 3 MS
  • exciting stuff
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter 3 Link to questions
    Mon 28 April 14:15-16:00 B7:113 X2 Lecture 4 MS
  • Methods in structural biology
  • Membrane proteins
  • Introduction of project work
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter ? lecture 4
    Instructions for project
    Mon 28 April 16:15-17:00 B7:113 X2B Seminar 3 MS
  • exciting stuff
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter 3 Link to questions
    Tues 29 April 8:15-12:00 Chipset X2A Computer practical 3 LH, YC
  • Membrane proteins
  • Practical 3 -
    Tues 29 April 13:15-17:00 Chipset X2B Computer practical 3 LH, YC
  • Membrane proteins
  • Practical 3 -

    Week 19

    Tues 6 May 13:15-14:00 C10:301 X2B Seminar 4 MS
  • Methods in structural biology
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter 5 Link to questions
    Tues 6 May 14:15-16:00 C10:301 X2 Lecture 5 PJ, MS
  • Guest lecture: Protein folding
  • Structures involved in translation
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter ? -
    Tues 6 May 16:15-17:00 C10:301 X2A Seminar 4 MS
  • Methods in structural biology
  • Petsko & Ringe Chapter 5 Link to questions
    Thurs 8 May 8:15-12:00 Chipset X2B Computer practical 4 LH, YC
  • The ribosome
  • Practical 4 -
    Thurs 8 May 13:15-17:00 Chipset X2A Computer practical 4 LH, YC
  • The ribosome
  • Practical 4 -

    Week 21

    Tues 20 May 13:15-17:00 C4:301 X2 Lecture 5 MS, LH, YC
  • Project presentations
  • Result of course evaluation
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