PHYS 475 - Biological Physics
|Introduction to Biophysics||BIOP401||A||29726||LEC||0930 - 1050||T R||158 Loomis Laboratory||Paul R Selvin|
|Introduction to Biophysics||PHYS475||A||63376||LEC||0930 - 1050||T R||158 Loomis Laboratory||Paul R Selvin|
Major concepts of physics inherent to biological systems. Basics of biology, including protein and DNA structure and their organization into cells with a focus on single molecule biophysics. Major experimental techniques including x-ray diffraction, optical and magnetic traps, and fluorescence microscopy, including new super-resolution techniques. Applications to cytoplasmic and nuclear molecular motors, bacterial motion, nerves, and vision. Course Information: Same as BIOP 401. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: PHYS 213 and PHYS 214.