2020-21 Graduate Catalog

PHYS 50753 Topics in Biophysics

Prerequisites: PHYS 20474 and 20484 or PHYS 20475 and PHYS 20485 or PHYS 10154 and 10164 and MATH 10524, or permission of instructor. This course will introduce students to a variety of biophysics topics focusing on the application of physics principles to biological systems. Topics covered might include membrane transport, impulses in nerve cells, external electric and magnetic fields, imaging, ultrasound, electromagnetic radiation, radiation therapy, nuclear magnetic resonance, crystallography, spectroscopy and signal analysis.