Got Bio? A short course introducing students to the applications of biochemistry


Journal Article

The high school students from across the state of South Carolina are gathered on the College of Charleston campus to attend the four-weeks of a subject-concentration course, "Got Bio?". This short course introduced 23 students to the biological working for a number of modern trends such as tattoo pigments, tattoo removal, artificial sweeteners, fuel metabolism associated with dieting, and drug metabolism. The four-week course cover intensive biochemistry lectures with fun hands-on activities, laboratories, and two field trips. The course was divided into three parts, which are chemistry of color, general fuel metabolism, and basic drug design.

Cited Authors

  • Chamberlain, R; Rogers, AL

Published Date

  • May 1, 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 85 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 658 - 661

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0021-9584

Citation Source

  • Scopus