PHYS 245 Introduction to Biophysics

This course is designed to study how the laws of physics apply to and explain biological phenomena. It will take students through successive levels of the complexity of life, from atoms to molecules and ultimately to the behavior of organisms through the lens of physics. The course will include extensive coverage of life defining elements like water and light, of biopolymers, biomembranes, assemblies of biomolecules, cells/neurons and discuss recent developments, such as protein folding, DNA/RNA conformations, molecular motors and optical tweezers.




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