Courses

Membrane transport. Cell communication. Signal transduction through receptor activation, and the generation of second messengers. Ion channel functions. Cell signaling and apoptosis. Different receptors families: e.g., protein kinases, growth factor...
Recent aspects in peptides, proteins structure, enzyme function, carbohydrate metabolism, lipid metabolism, oxidative phosphorylation, photosynthesis and carbon fixation, nitrogen metabolism, integration of metabolism, nucleic acids, replication,...
Supervisor / co-supervisor M.Sc. thesis projects
Central nervous system, endocrine glands, target tissues. The hormones of the pituitary gland, adrenal cortex, adrenal medulla, pancreas, thyroid gland, parathyroid glands and gonads: biosynthesis, releasing factors, effects, degradation and...
Caloric significance of diets. Metabolic energy of carbo­hydrates, lipids and proteins. Total energy requirement and its expenditure. Significance of fiber in the diet. Vitamins: their absorption, excretion, functions, assay methods, and daily...
Introduce the techniques required in a biochemical laboratory; provide the student with a degree of competency in biochemistry; Provide the student with the skills necessary to analyze chemicals and chemical reactions quantitatively; provide...
o educate students with informations about hormones.   Upon completion of this course, the students should be able to:   Know the basic terms and concepts about endocrine activity.   Indicate where specific glands are located in the body.  ...
Main purpose of this course is to gain essential knowledge in the field of immunology. This includes understanding fundamentals, recognize different types of antigens, appreciate the differences between innate and adaptive immune response,...
Basic metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins and their interrelationships. Recent aspects in general metabolism. Hormonal, ionic, enzymatic and other factors involved in the regulation of metabolism.
Central nervous system, endocrine glands, target tissues. The hormones of the pituitary gland, adrenal cortex, adrenal medulla, pancreas, thyroid gland, parathyroid glands and gonads: biosynthesis, releasing factors, effects, degradation and...
This course covers advance topics in Hematology such as red blood metabolism, classes of anemias, metabolic pathways, Hyperbilirubinaemia, bilirubin metabolism, and kenetics of metabolism.
Physical properties and functions of blood. Cellular and non-cellular components of blood. Structure and function of hemoglobin. Metabolism of erythrocytes and its abnormalities (e.g. jaundice). Types of anemia, biochemical basis of each. Types and...
Types and distribution of body fluids. Samples collection and management. Urine: Formation; normal and abnormal constituents and their role in diagnosis of renal, hepatic and blood diseases. Digestive tract secretions: saliva, bile, pancreatic juice...