Nagoya University, School of Engineering Lecture information system (SYLLABUS)

Biophysics(2.0 credits)

Course Type:Specialized Courses
Class Format:Lecture
Course Name : Chemistry Fundamental and Applied Physics
Starts 1 : 2 Spring Semester 2 Spring Semester
Elective/Compulsory : Elective Compulsory Elective
Lecturer : TAMA Florence Muriel Professor 

•Course Purpose
To understand the basics of biophysics, in which biological phenomena are described in terms of physics language

•Prerequisite Subjects

•Course Topics
The course will cover structure of biomolecules (proteins, nucleic acids, membranes) before introducing biophysical techniques (experimental and computational) to characterize function/dynamics/folding of these biomolecules.

It is desirable to read a textbook or reference materials before a class

There is no designated textbook, but lecture materials will be handed out.

•Additional Reading
Instructions will be given as necessary in class

•Grade Assessment
The final grade will be based on a mid-term exam, student presentations, assignments and attendance

Class attendance is required. Absentee must give a valid reason. A student will be regarded as ABSENT if he/she is absent from lecture more than 3 times or he/she is absent without valid reason from the mid term exam and student presentation.


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