Biophysics_Syllabus

Biophysics_Syllabus - PHYS521 Introduction to Biophysics...

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PHYS521 Introduction to Biophysics Syllabus Instructor: Scott Crittenden (laboratory: W 14:30 – 17:30) Yaroslaw Bazaliy (lectures: T, Th 12:30 – 13:45 ) Credits: 4 (3 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week) Text: Philip Nelson Biological Physics: Energy, Information, Life http://www.amazon.com/Biological-Physics-Updated-Philip- Course catalog description: The principles of physics applied to living systems: diffusion, friction, the low Reynolds- number world, importance of entropy and free energy, entropic & chemical forces, self- assembly, molecular machines, membranes. Appropriate for junior/senior undergraduates in physics, chemistry, and biology who have completed calculus and introductory physics courses as well as graduate students interested in cross-disciplinary studies. Prerequisites: PHYS 212, CHEM 112, MATH 142 Due to lab work with laser-based optical tweezers, all students are required to complete a laser safety-training course and get an eye exam (free of charge). Grading:
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