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COURSES THAT MAY BE TAKEN BY BIOPHYSICS STUDENTS (resources)
(note that courses not listed here may also be taken)

  1. REQUIRED COURSES:
    1. BIPH699 Research in Biophysics (Rotations) (2 credits) (Fall and Spring)
    2. BIPH 698L Biophysics Seminar (1 credit) (Fall & Spring)
    3. BIPH704 Cell Biology or equivalent Biology course (3 credits) (1st year -- 1st semester)
    4. CHEM684 Thermodynamics or equivalent Physics course (3 credits) (1st year -- 1st semester)
    5. CHEM687 Statistical Mechanics I or equivalent Physics course (1st year -- 2nd semester)
    6. BIPH898 Pre-Candidacy Research (1-8 credit) (2nd year)
    7. BIPH899 Doctoral Dissertation Research (12 credits) (once a student reaches candidacy)
  2. Bioengineering Courses:
    1. BIOE404 (PermReq) Biomechanics; (3 credits)
    2. BIOE601 Biomolecular and Cellular Rate Processes; (3 credits)
    3. BIOE603 Quantitative Cell Physiology; (3 credits)
    4. BIOE604 Cellular and Physiological Transport Phenomena; (3 credits)
    5. BIOE611 Advanced Tissue Engineering; (3 credits)
    6. BIOE612 Physiological Evaluation of Bioengineering Designs; (3 credits)
    7. BIOE631 Biosensor Techniques, Instrumentation, and Applications; (3 credits)
    8. BIOE632 Biophotonic Imaging and Microscopy; (3 credits)
    9. BIOE653 Advanced Biomaterials; (3 credits)
    10. BIOE689B Special Topics in Bioengineering: Biological Mass Spectrometry; (3 credits)
    11. BIOE689N Special Topics in Bioengineering: Bionanotechnology: Physical Principles; (3 credits)
  3. Biology Courses:
    1. BIOL620 Cell Biology; (3 credits)
    2. BIOL622 Membrane Transport Phenomena; (3 credits)
    3. BIOL708L Advanced Topics in Biology: Quantitative Analysis of Biological Data; (4 credits)
    4. BIOL708, Cell Biology for Physicists, 3 credits
    5. BIOL708A, Advanced Topics in Biology: Cell Biology, 3 credits
    6. BIOL708O, Advanced Topics in Biology: Cell Biology from a Biophysical Perspective, 3 credits, [S. Sukharev]
  4. Biochemistry Courses:
    1. BCHM661 Nucleic Acids I; (2 credits)
    2. BCHM662 Nucleic Acids II; (2 credits)
    3. BCHM671 Protein Chemistry and Enzymic Catalysis; (3 credits)
    4. BCHM675, Biophysical Chemistry, (3 credits)
    5. BCHM676 Biological Mass Spectrometry; (3 credits)
    6. BCHM889C (PermReq) Seminar: Allostery in DNA Binding; (1 credit) [STAFF]
    7. BCHM889G (PermReq) Seminar: Biological Mass Spectrometry; (1 credit)
    8. BCHM889J (PermReq) Seminar: Nucleic Acid Structures; (1 credit) [STAFF]
    9. BCHM889M Seminar: Modern Methods in NMR and Structural Biology; (1-3 credits)
    10. BCHM889P (PermReq) Seminar: Structure and Reactivity of Biopolymers; (1 credit)
  5. Chemistry Courses:
    1. CHEM684 Chemical Thermodynamics; (3 credits)
    2. CHEM601 Structure and Bonding of Molecules and Materials; (3 credits)
    3. CHEM699D, Protein Structure, Folding and Dynamics, 3 credits
    4. CHEM687, Statistical Mechanics and Chemistry; (3 credits)
    5. CHEM689B, Special Topics in Physical Chemistry, 3 credits
    6. CHEM699C Special Problems in Chemistry: Theory and Application of Physical and Theoretical Methods in Biophysics; (3 credits)
    7. CHEM699E, NEW COURSE: "Theory of Soft Matter and Biopolymers", 3 credits
    8. CHEM718B Special Topics in Chemistry: Introduction to Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics; (3 credits)
  6. Physics:
    1. PHYS404 Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics; (3 credits)
    2. PHYS411 Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism; (4 credits)
    3. PHYS789N, Basic Biophysics for Motion in Cells, 3 credits
    4. PHYS601, Theoretical Dynamics, 3 Credits
    5. PHYS603, Methods of Statistical Physics, 3 credits
    6. PHYS604, Methods of mathematical physics, 3 credits
    7. PHYS606, Electrodynamics, 4 credits
    8. PHYS615, Nonlinear Dynamics of Extended Systems, 3 credits
    9. PHYS623 (PermReq) Introduction to Quantum Mechanics II; (3 credits)
    10. PHYS624 Advanced Quantum Mechanics; (3 credits)
    11. PHYS709 Seminar in General Physics: Statistical Physics Seminar; (1 credit)
    12. PHYS828M, Special Topics in General Physics: Physics of Cancer, 3 credits