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MCAT Basics (from MedSchoolCoach)

Feb 27, 2019

This bonus episode briefly covers the highest yield organic chemistry mechanisms and reactions on the MCAT. I will talk about: SN1/SN2, Carbonyl Addition/Substitution, Aldol Condensation, Oxidation/Reduction of Oxygen Containing Species, Fischer Esterification/Saponification, and E1/E2.


Feb 25, 2019

Episode 8: Social Groups

This lecture covers social groups. I will discuss the different types of social groups, social networks, organizations, interactions within groups, and cultural groups (assimilation, integration, marginalization, and separation). 

 


Feb 19, 2019

Episode 7b: Genetics- Gene Expression

This podcast is the second in a series of lectures that cover genetics. This podcast is mainly focused on gene expression. I also cover patterns of inheritance and genetics laboratory techniques (PCR, qPCR, Blotting, etc.).


Feb 11, 2019

Episode 7a: Genetics- Chromosomes, Meiosis and Mitosis, and Inheritance Patterns

 

This podcast is the first in a series of lectures covering genetics. I cover the following topics: brief history of basic genetic principals, evolution, chromosomal theory (including mutations), mitosis and meiosis, and...


Feb 4, 2019

Episode 6: Enzymes

This podcast covers enzyme kinetics, inhibition, and categorization. I will cover the different types of enzymes that are likely to show up on the MCAT. This includes a review of international categorization (oxioreductase, hydrolase, lyase, etc.) and biologically categorization (phosphorylase,...