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Physics 551: Biological Physics

 

Course Outline


Cells and their components

Diffusion, random walks, and friction in biology

Entropy and free energy

Chemical reactions

Cooperative transitions in macromolecules

Enzymes and molecular machines

Biological membranes

Modern methods

 

Organization

Lectures T Th 1:00 - 2:15 PM

Homework (50%)

Presentation (50%)

Text: Philip Nelson, Biological physics

 

All information is representative only, and is likely to change from year to year.