APHYS 205/ BIO 226: Introduction to Biophysics

Core course appropriate for advanced undergraduate students and graduate students with prior knowledge of calculus and a college physics course. Introduction to how physical principles offer insights into modern biology, with regard to the structural, dynamical, and functional organization of biological systems. Topics include the roles of free energy, diffusion, electromotive forces, non-equilibrium dynamics, and information in fundamental biological processes.

Winter 2021

Course Meeting Schedule: TTh 2:30pm – 3:50pm (recordings will also be posted on Canvas)
Course Meeting Location: Zoom. (Link and password are available on Canvas or by request.)
Instructors: Prof. Benjamin Good, Office: Clark S231A, Email: bhgood@stanford.edu
Office Hours: Th 1pm-2pm or by appointment.

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