Biomimietic Construction 1

The basic concepts behind the natural production, synthesis, modification of polypeptides and nucleic acids will be explained in addition to nanostructures and assemblies and protein engineering and design. In particular, topics to be explored will include Protocells, Functional complexes in membranes, Natural protein production and modification, Applications of modified nucleic acids and Making Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cell Division Machines.