BIOPH - Biophysics

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Faculty of Science

Below are the courses available from the BIOPH subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

BIOPH 201 - Introduction to Biophysics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Physical principles important to the operation of biological systems. Biological applications of free energy, entropy, random walks, and diffusion; dynamics at low Reynolds number; cooperativity and 2-state systems; structural self-assembly; kinetic modeling; molecular motors and enzymes; membranes and potentials; genetic networks; sequences and evolution. Prerequisites: MATH 100/114/117/134/144, PHYS 124/144 or EN PH131. PHYS 126/130/146 recommended.


BIOPH 401 - Advanced Biophysics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Physical properties of biological macromolecules and macromolecular assemblies; biopolymer folding; ligand binding and allostery; lipid membranes; cellular electricity and nerve conduction; models of molecular motors; stochasticity in biology; numerical and experimental techniques in biophysics; synthetic biology. Prerequisites: MATH 209/215/317, MATH 201/334/336, BIOPH 201, PHYS 234, PHYS 230/281, PHYS 310.


BIOPH 501 - Advanced Biophysics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Physical properties of biological macromolecules and macromolecular assemblies; biopolymer folding; ligand binding and allostery; lipid membranes; cellular electricity and nerve conduction; models of molecular motors; stochasticity in biology; numerical and experimental techniques in biophysics; synthetic biology. Prerequisites: MATH 209/215/317, MATH 201/334/336, BIOPH 201, PHYS 234, PHYS 230/281, PHYS 310.