Term: Spring 2018
Subject: Molecular Physiology & Biophys
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.
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.
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.
Presentation and discussion by advanced students, staff, and invited speakers, of current topics in physiology. Prerequisite: Department permission.
Topics of interest to Graduate students beyond the scope of existing courses.