University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Molecular Physiology & Biophys

MPBP 191 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Department permission.

MPBP 303 - Critical Reading

Critical reading of the current literature, team taught by the faculty in the Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, giving broad exposure to the expertise present in the department.

MPBP 323 - Biophysical Techniques

In depth analysis of biophysical techniques. Topics: Introductory statistics, optics, microscopy, motility, optical tweezers, FRET, light-scattering, SAXS and electron microscopy (single-particles, 2 D-crystals, helices). Alternate years. Pre/co-requisite: Basic mathematics including matrices, differentiation and integration.

MPBP 381 - Seminar

Presentation and discussion by advanced students, staff, and invited speakers, of current topics in physiology. Prerequisite: Department permission.

MPBP 395 - Special Topics

Topics of interest to Graduate students beyond the scope of existing courses.