Study programme 2020-2021Français
Biochimie pathologique
Programme component of Bachelor's in Biomedical Sciences à la Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UM-B3-BIOMED-021-MCompulsory UEPIAGNERELLI MichaëlM101 - FMP - Service du Doyen

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français30000033.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
M-DOYM-032Biochemical Pathology300000Q1100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Understand, describe, analyse and prioritise biological phenomena
    • Understand basic scientific knowledge and be able to use it
    • Problem-solve
    • Understand the expression of biological realities in absolute or relative terms, the orders of magnitude, proportions and probability
    • Manipulate concepts of concentration and prepare solutions
  • Control the molecular, morphological and functional approaches of normal and pathological conditions
    • Understand the learning of physiological and pharmacological reasoning
    • Understand experimental protocols in the biomedical domain
    • Integrate concepts from different approaches/disciplines in a complex biomedical problem
    • Explain how molecular, morphological and functional modifications constitute pathological states and vice versa
  • Develop reasoning skills
    • Understand and apply the basic principles of reasoning (obtaining data, analysis, synthesis, comparison, the rule of three, syllogism, analogy, Boolean logic, etc.)
    • Understand the statistical and/or epidemiological methods
    • Work with efficiency / accuracy / precision
    • Present a hypothesis and hypothetical-deductive reasoning
    • Develop critical thinking, test and monitor conclusions understanding the domain of validity, and explore alternative hypotheses
    • Manage doubt and uncertainty
  • Demonstrate developed interpersonal skills
    • Use a rich vocabulary linking concepts and words accurately
    • Summarise, explain, and argue
    • Share knowledge and information
  • Manage resources
    • Prioritise
    • Use basic IT and bibliographic resources.
  • Manage their studies
    • Locate scientific information efficiently
    • Compare different sources of information
    • Read, interpret, and critique a scientific article
    • Self-assess and give feedback
    • Be open to research and demonstrate scientific curiosity
  • Show a good knowledge of scientific English
    • Understand and summarise a scientific article in English

Learning Outcomes of UE

The student will have to apply the knowledge acquired in metabolic Biochemistry

Content of UE

Cellular membrane and cellular signal
Regulation of metabolism
Transport and regulation of lipids
Metabolism of carbohydrate
Biochemistry of the digestive tract
Biochemistry of the pulmonary system
Biochemistry of the adipose tissue
Biochemistry of the brain
Biochemistry of the kidney
Biochemistry of the blood

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Written examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

Due to the SARS-CoV-2, the exam is given by web

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Due to the SARS-CoV-2, the exam is given by web

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • N/A

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
M-DOYM-032Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
Biochimie de Harper. Murray, Bender, Botham, Kennelly, Rodwell, Weil. De Boeck
Medical Biochemistry  NV Bhagavan. 4th  edition. Academic Press IncTextbook of Biochemistry with clinical correlations- T. Devlin. Edition Wiley-Liss 6th  edition.
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Fauci et al., McGraw Hill ed., 17th, 2008.

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
M-DOYM-032Not applicable

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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