Michael Woodside, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics
Email
michael.woodside@ualberta.ca
Address
3-205 Centennial Ctr For Interdisciplinary SCS II
11335 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Overview

About

BSc (1995) University of Toronto
PhD (2001) University of California, Berkeley


Research

Protein folding, misfolding and aggregation; RNA folding and function; misfolding diseases; single-molecule approaches to biology

Courses

BIOPH 401 - Advanced Biophysics

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

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.


PHYS 574 - Experimental Methods in Physics

Statistics and data analysis: S/N considerations; interactions of photons, neutrons, and charged particles with matter; detectors; vacuum technology. Other topics to be selected according to students' needs and instructor's preference.


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