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Physics 551: Biological Physics


Course Outline

Cells and their components

Diffusion, random walks, and friction in biology

Entropy and free energy

Chemical reactions

Cooperative transitions in macromolecules

Enzymes and molecular machines

Biological membranes

Modern methods



Lectures T Th 1:00 - 2:15 PM

Homework (50%)

Presentation (50%)

Text: Philip Nelson, Biological physics


All information is representative only, and is likely to change from year to year.