Oct 15, 2018  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHY 200 - Molecular Biophysics

Course Units: 1
(Winter; Staff) Selected topics in molecular biophysics including an overview of proteins, nucleic acids, viruses and bacteria, with an emphasis on molecular structure and functioning. Experimental techniques used in modern biophysical research included in the course are various optical spectroscopies and microscopies, as well as hydrodynamic methods (sedimentation, diffusion, viscosity, electrophoresis), NMR, and x-ray diffraction. Prerequisite(s): PHY 111   or PHY 121   or IMP 113 or IMP 121   , and some exposure to biology or permission of the instructor.



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