Fiches de cours

Biophysics : physics of biological systems

PHYS-302

Enseignant(s) :

Rahi Sahand Jamal

Langue:

English

Summary

Understand and use population genetics, population dynamics, network theory, and reaction network dynamics to analyze and predict the behavior of living systems

Content

Master equation, population genetics, finite populations, genetic drift, stochastic modeling, fluctuating environments

 

Introduction to networks, dynamics on networks

 

Biochemical reaction networks, Michaelis-Menten kinetics, cooperativity, autoregulation, feedback and bistability, switches, oscillations, feed-forward loop network motif, stochastic gene expression, causes and consequences of stochastic gene expression, robustness

 

Keywords

physics of living systems, population genetics, population dynamics, genetic networks, systems biology

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

physics, mathematics, and biology at the introductory university level

Teaching methods

Lectures, paper discussion, problem solving

Expected student activities

attending the lectures, completing exercises, reading and presenting recent papers in the field

Assessment methods

paper presentation, problem solving, oral exam

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes

Dans les plans d'études

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
En construction
 
      Cours
      Exercice, TP
      Projet, autre

légende

  • Semestre d'automne
  • Session d'hiver
  • Semestre de printemps
  • Session d'été
  • Cours en français
  • Cours en anglais
  • Cours en allemand