• Biophysics
    • Department of Physics and Astronomy
    • Credit. 3
    • PH338
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    • Spring , 2015
    • 851
    • Course Description:
    • ( Exchange Programme )
    • This course gives a complete overview of physical phenomena of biological systems, with an emphasis on computational biophysics, molecular modeling, and the simulation of biophysical systems.
    • Course Syllabus:
    • After completing the course, students should know:
      1.Complete overview of physical phenomena of biological systems
      2.Basic idea of molecular modeling
      3.Simulation methods of biophysical systems
    • Schedule:
    • Statistical mechanics 6
      Osmosis 2
      Binding 2
      VMD tutorial 3
      pH, AA, water 2
      Standard state 2
      Grand canonical ensemble 2
      Poission-Boltzmann equation 3
      Diffusion 2
      DNA looping, bending 3
      Polymers, Random walks, protein folding 3
      DNA packing, viruses 3
      Membrane Curvature, Membrane Potential 3
      Bioelectriciy 3
      Rate equations 3
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    • Jakob Ulmschneider
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  • Textbooks:

    (1) Physical Biology of the Cell (Rob Phillips, Jane Kondev, Julie Theriot)
    (2) Biological Physics: Energy, Information, Life (Philip Nelson)
  • Grading:

    Homework and in-class projects 30%
    2 Midterms 40%
    Final 30%
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