James Gober

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CHEM 153A
Biochemistry: Introduction to Structure, Enzymes, and Metabolism Full Profile > 3.6 Overall 1.4 Easiness 1.4 Workload 3.4 Clarity 3.4 Helpfulness
He said that he hasn't taught 153A in 15 years @_@ 1) He is a quite a humorous guy, he makes...
CHEM 153A
Biochemistry: Introduction to Structure, Enzymes, and Metabolism See Full Profile

Overall 3.6 Easiness 1.4 Workload 1.4 Clarity 3.4 Helpfulness 3.4

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He said that he hasn't taught 153A in 15 years @_@

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He is a quite a humorous guy, he makes jokes all the time...he explains thing quite clearly (the class is quite straightforward anyway, everything's self-explanatory)

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Midterm 1: not terribly hard but that's because the material at the beginning was easy....

My grade: 51/50 (w/ extra credit)
Avg: 36/50

Midterm 2:Harder than first one, one of the questions was not discussed in class and I've no idea why the F did he include that, I got 0 point (like many others)

My grade: 38/50
Avg: 31/50

Final: This gotta be the hardest, not only it covers RIDICULOUS amount of material, there were almost all conceptual problems (memorizing the pathways, structures and mechanism was a pain in the ass), you really need a rather deep understanding of the material in order to do them....but doable

And the good thing is that he told us what each question was about the day before final, it made life so much easier :)

Grade: no idea

Final Grade: A+

Conclusion: although rote memorization may not guarantee a good grade, you should take your time to memorize the pathway for glycolysis and TCA cycle well before the final, one day will NOT suffice (unless you have photographic memory -_-)

CHEM 153C
Biochemistry: Biosynthetic and Energy Metabolism and Its Regulation Full Profile > 3.1 Overall 1.1 Easiness 1.4 Workload 3.9 Clarity 3.4 Helpfulness
***hey everyone im taking chem 153c right now with gober. if you have any of his old midterms i...
CHEM 153C
Biochemistry: Biosynthetic and Energy Metabolism and Its Regulation See Full Profile

Overall 3.1 Easiness 1.1 Workload 1.4 Clarity 3.9 Helpfulness 3.4

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***hey everyone
im taking chem 153c right now with gober.
if you have any of his old midterms i will buy them from you or trade you for one you need.
if you are interested please email: [email protected]
Thank you

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CHEM 153CH
Biochemistry: Biosynthetic and Energy Metabolism and Its Regulation Full Profile > 3.5 Overall 1.5 Easiness 1.5 Workload 3.7 Clarity 3.7 Helpfulness
Prof. Gober is an awesome professor. Even though there is a lot to memorize in 153C, he breaks down...
CHEM 153CH
Biochemistry: Biosynthetic and Energy Metabolism and Its Regulation See Full Profile

Overall 3.5 Easiness 1.5 Workload 1.5 Clarity 3.7 Helpfulness 3.7

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Prof. Gober is an awesome professor. Even though there is a lot to memorize in 153C, he breaks down the material into concepts that tie together everything, so it's not just memorizing how to get from substrate A to product Z. Also, he's really funny and an extremely clear lecturer. Definitely take 153C with him if you get the chance!

CHEM 153L
Biochemical Methods I Full Profile > N/A Overall N/A Easiness N/A Workload N/A Clarity N/A Helpfulness
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CHEM 153L
Biochemical Methods I See Full Profile

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