Course Information for 6002 - Molecular Biophysics
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Primary Instructor: Vladimir Hlady
Designation:Elective
Credits: 3.0
Semesters Offered:Fall
Frequency Offered:Annual
Catalog Description: This intermediate-level 3 credit-hour course is focused on the application of physical principles to: 1) develop quantitative understanding of biophysical processes in natural and engineered macromolecules, membranes, and cells, 2) learn about modern biophysical methods capturing single molecule properties, and 3) apply biophysical principles to the solution of biomedical engineering problems.
Optional Texts:R. Phillips, J. Kondev, J. Theriot: "Physical Biology of the Cell" Garland Science, 2009 (abbr: PBoC) (ISBN 978-0-8153-4163-5) K.A. Dill et al: "Molecular Driving Forces" Garland Science, 2003 (abbr: KAD) (ISBN 0-8153-2051-5) M. B. Jackson: "Molecular and Cellular Biophysics" Cambridge U. Press, 2006 (abbr: MJB) (ISBN 0-521-62470-3) J. Howard: "Mechanics of Motor Proteins and the Cytoskeleton" Sinauer Assoc., 2004 (abbr. JH) (ISBN: 0-8789-3333-6) P. Nelson:"Biological Physics" WH Freeman, 2004 (abbr. PN) (ISBN 0-7167-4372-8)
Course Website: http://afm1.pharm.utah.edu/MBiophysics/index.html
Course Syllabus:Syllabus_6002.pdf