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Postgraduate Lectures - Course PY5005: Bio-Physics

Lecturer: Dr. Martin Hegner

  • General Introduction in biological topics and basics in biophysics
  • Nucleic acids; intermolecular forces; polymer physics
  • Laboratory techniques on how to create a biosensor
  • Single bio-molecules modifications and manipulations
  • Biosensors and biochips;
  • Molecular motors

Target Group:

The course is intended for 3rd and 4th year postgraduate and undergraduate students in physics.  Students in biology and chemistry are welcome as well.

The course will cover some basic principles of biology at the molecular level and will focus on topics of interest in the current biophysical research.

Pre-requisites:

Interest in biological physics