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Prof Jerry Turnbull BSc (Hons), PhD FRSB FRSC

Johnston Professor of Biochemistry Biochemistry

    Teaching and Learning

    Biochemistry and Glycobiology

    Ist year: 5 Biochemical skills practicals and assessment (BIOL122) – I day each
    LIFE109 Key skills tutorial group (4 students)

    2nd year: LIFE 223 Key skills tutorial group (4 students)

    3rd year: LIFE 302 Genes & Cancer - 1 lecture
    LIFE 304 Signalling - 3 lectures
    LIFE306 Molecular Medicine – 3 lectures
    Hons research project supervision – typically 4 students per year (Oct-March).
    ANAT 312: lecture on AD and novel heparinoid drug discovery.

    Masters: Supervising MSc, MRes and MBioLSci student lab projects.

    Student mentoring: I enjoy advising students on their career planning. Recently 2 of my Hons project students have gained PhD places at prestigious overseas institutions (Cold Spring Harbor Labs and ETH Zurich).

    Biochemical Society – as Local Ambassador I organise events and lectures for the undergraduates, encourage career planning and attendance at Biochem Soc student events and courses, and promote interest in molecular biosciences.


    Modules for 2017-18

    ADVANCED TOPICS IN CELL SIGNALING

    Module code: LIFE713

    Role: Teaching

    ADVANCED TOPICS IN MOLECULAR MEDICINE

    Module code: LIFE715

    Role: Module Co-ordinator

    ADVANCED TOPICS IN MOLECULAR MEDICINE

    Module code: LIFE715

    Role: Teaching

    BIOCHEMICAL METHODS

    Module code: LIFE122

    Role: Teaching

    Biochemical Messengers and Signal Transduction

    Module code: LIFE304

    Role: Teaching

    ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR THE LIFE SCIENCES I

    Module code: LIFE109

    Role: Teaching

    Essential Skills for the Life Sciences 2

    Module code: LIFE223

    Role: Teaching

    GENES AND CANCER

    Module code: LIFE302

    Role: Teaching

    GENES AND CANCER

    Module code: LIFE760

    Role: Teaching

    INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH

    Module code: LIFE702

    Role: Teaching

    MRES RESEARCH PROJECT

    Module code: LIFE706

    Role: Teaching

    MSC RESEARCH PROJECT

    Module code: LIFE703

    Role: Teaching

    Molecular Medicine

    Module code: LIFE306

    Role: Teaching

    Research Project

    Module code: LIFE363

    Role: Teaching


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