May 26, 2019  
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 326. Biophysics


3.00
Physical models are used to explain biological systems. Topics from biology include cell division, replication, transcription, and translation of DNA, protein folding, and molecular motors. Physics topics include entropy and free energy, diffusion, statistical mechanics of two state systems. Experimental tools for biophysics are also discussed. Prerequisite: PHYS 150  or PHYS 250 .