by Kevin Ahern, PhD

Start your journey towards Biochemistry expertise today!

This course provides comprehensive and distinct descriptions of important processes and pathways in biochemistry. It is suitable for undergraduate students of the subject, medical students, and everyone who is simply looking to gain a better understanding of the molecular basis of life.

You will learn the basic principles of biochemistry, including protein structure, enzymes, catalysis, enzyme kinetics, metabolism, metabolic pathways, the central dogma, DNA, RNA, protein synthesis, and gene expression.

Five of the most important topics addressed here are:
  • Enzyme Function 
  • Metabolism 
  • Central Dogma 
  • Pathway integration 
  • Macromolecular structure/function

Course Details

  • Videos 243
  • Duration 20:37 h
  • Quiz questions 693
  • Articles 54


Your Educators of course Biochemistry

 Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Oklahoma State University, and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Oregon State University. Currently working as professor of biochemistry and biophysics at Oregon State University, he loves to write poetry and song lyrics. His previous works include “A Limerick a Day For a Year” and “Merry Metabolic and Miscellanic Melodies”. He is also a co-author of the popular biochemistry textbooks, “Biochemistry Free and Easy”.

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Learning biochemistry
By Greg B. on 01. April 2020 for Biochemistry: Basics

I work in a large public hospital biochemistry routine department, when I studied this subject there where no computers, only text books. So this is a refresher and update of the subject. I am enjoying this 'new' way of learning and it enhances my work knowledge as understanding theory is important for performing work well.

Love, love, love Dr. Ahern's videos
By Joslyn D. on 01. April 2020 for Glycolysis: F1,6P –> DHAP – Glycolysis and Pyruvate Metabolism

Whenever I get confused about a pathway, I come to watch these videos and it helps tremendously. Thank you for what you do.

VERY clear and helpful!
By Joslyn D. on 24. March 2020 for Proteomics (2d Gel Analysis) – Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology

VERY clear explanation of how this works, I love Ahern's lectures.

Love it
By Dariana H. on 20. March 2020 for DNA Amplification – Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology

It is an xcellent explication! I understend it at all. Thank you