OpenChemistry Lecture Videos

Professor Gregory Weiss

CHEM 128: Chemical Biology

Introduction to the basic principles of chemical biology: structures and reactivity; chemical mechanisms of enzyme catalysis; chemistry of signaling, biosynthesis, and metabolic pathways.


Lecture 1: Introductions/What is Chemical Biology?
Lecture 2: Common Tools in Chemical Biology
Lecture 3: Reactivity and Arrow Pushing
Lecture 4: Combinatorial Chemistry and Biology
Lecture 5: Non-Covalent Interactions, DNA
Lecture 6: DNA Reactivity with Small Molecules
Lecture 7: DNA, RNA, and Cancer
Lecture 8: RNA​
Lecture 9: RNA Part II
Lecture 10: Proteins and Amino Acid Conformations
Lecture 11: Proteins and Amino Acid Conformations, Part II
Lecture 12: Protein Functions
Lecture 13: Protein Function and Enzymes
Lecture 14: Glycobiology
Lecture 15: Glycobiology & Polyketides
Lecture 16: Glycobiology & Polyketides, Part II
Lecture 17: Terpenes and Cell Signaling, Part I
Lecture 18: Terpenes and Cell Signaling, Part II