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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 326. Biophysics

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 .