PHYS-466 / 3 credits

Teacher: Manley Suliana

Language: English


Summary

This course provides exposure to research in biophysics and physical biology, with emphasis on the nature of scientific breakthroughs, and using critical reading of scientific literature. Each week, we will discuss the research of one recipient of the Max Delbruck Prize in Biological Physics.

Content

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Discuss
  • Reason
  • Argue
  • Present
  • Synthesize
  • Analyze

Transversal skills

  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Summarize an article or a technical report.
  • Write a literature review which assesses the state of the art.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment includes quizzes, and oral and written contributions from students.

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Topics in biophysics and physical biology
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Topics in biophysics and physical biology
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Topics in biophysics and physical biology
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Topics in biophysics and physical biology
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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