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CS92PROD
Introduction to Biophysics
MB&B 207
Spring 2024
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: PHYS 207

This course will introduce students to major topics in biophysics with an emphasis on the statistical physics of biological systems at the microscopic or molecular level. Topics covered will include molecular motors, self-assembly, and single-molecule manipulation. Students will learn how physical arguments and reasoning can provide significant insight into the design and function of biological systems. While this course is geared toward students who have had a full year of calculus-based physics, relevant concepts in biology and chemistry will be introduced as needed. No detailed knowledge of biology or chemistry beyond the high-school level is required for this course.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM PHYS
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PHYS116
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CIS)(MB&B)(MOBI-MN)(PHYS)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on JUN-23-2024
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