Course Description

Course Name

Biochemistry II: Metabolism and Nutrition

Session: VVLS3225

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


The course contents are focused on cellular metabolism, coordination and integration of nutrition and exercise physiology. The areas of interest of Metabolism and Nutrition encompass studies in obesity, diabetes, lipidemias, metabolic syndrome and exercise physiology that have an underlying basis in metabolism. Likewise, the student will work on paper assignments on the biochemistry of metabolism, cell signaling, molecular and cellular biology of nutrients. Current, but not exclusive, interests are metabolic effects hormonal regulation, and metabolic adaptations.

*Course content subject to change