2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
    Sep 23, 2023  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 360 - Introduction to Molecular Biophysics

Credits: 4
An introduction to the physical foundations of biological molecules and processes. Topics include the fundamentals of molecular dynamics, transport processes in biological molecules, the physics of biological polymers/membranes, biological energy, membrane excitations, nerve impulses, and signal transduction. Physical methods such as resonance techniques and microscopy and their application to the study of biological molecules are also discussed.

Prerequisite: PHYS 120 or PHYS 102.

Distribution Requirements: QR, SP.