Michael Woodside, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin
Email
michael.woodside@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-0293
Address
L2-085 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 201 - Introduction to Biophysics

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.

Fall Term 2021

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