05, Spring 06
Title: Research in Biophysics and Condensed Matter Physics
Instructor(s): Suzanne Amador
research on the functionality and the statistical mechanics of biophysical systems.
Current experiments include construction of bionanostructures using self-assembly,
atomic force microscopy and laser tweezer force measurements of biopolymers,
polymer chain statistics of artificial proteins, quartz crystal microbalance
biosensors and computational studies of artificial evolution.
of the instructor. Advanced Laboratory experience preferred
should take (or might benefit from) this course?:
Junior or senior physics,
chemistry or biology majors, in particular biophysics or biochemistry concentrators.