Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101036222018Protein-Protein InteractionsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is giving information about protein-protein interactions and the function of this interactions.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Funda KARTAL
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to understand the structural basis of protein-protein interactions
2Be able to realize the impact of the protein-protein interactions
3Learning about the metods that used for detection and analysis of protein-protein interactions.
4Improving reading comprehension scientific papers about protein-protein interaction.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Examples of protein-protein interaction. Methods for detection and analysis of protein-protein interactions. Biological processes that mediated through protein-protein interactions. Functions of protein-protein interaction in various diseases and targeting protein interactions for treatment.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1An overview to protein-protein interactions: structural basis and examples protein protein interactions.
2Determination and analysis of protein-protein interactions-1
3Determination and analysis of protein-protein interactions-2
4Modulators of protein-protein interactions
5Protein-protein interactions and diseases
6Protein-protein interaction inhibitors
7Protein-protein interaction as drug target
8Midterm exam
9Protein-protein interactions involved in cellular signaling
10Discussion on current publications about protein-protein interactions
11Discussion on current publications about protein-protein interactions
12Discussion on current publications about protein-protein interactions.
13Discussion on current publications about protein-protein interactions.
14Presentations
15Presentations
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Robert C. Liddington (aut), Haian Fu (eds). 2004. Protein-Protein Interactions: Methods and Applications. Humana Press. Edwin A. Lewis, Kenneth P. Murphy (auth), G. Ulrich Nienhaus (eds.). 2005. Protein-Ligand Interactions: Methods and Applications. Humana Press. Peter L. Privalov (auth), John W. Shriver (eds). 2009. Protein Structure, Stability and Interactions. Humana Press.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14342
Report Preparation14342
Report Presentation21020
Seminar236
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination166
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)234
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO14           
LO2    4 4 4   
LO3 55         
LO4         444
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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