Cellular Biophysics (CHNG5602)
UNIT OF STUDY
Students will be given a good background in the physics of biological processes. Students will understand the differences between thermodynamically closed and open systems and its relevance to cells and other biological systems. Students will be provided with an introduction to the thermodynamics of irreversible and evolutionary processes of relevance to biology. Students will be introduced to the statistical mechanics of self assembly and equilibrium structures and its relevance to biology at the molecular level.
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4 hours of lectures/ project work classes per week.
Through semester assessment (50%), Final Exam (50%)
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