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New Biochemistry Class – Spring 2019
BCHM 4850B /5850 A - Biophysics
CRN 11865 / 11866
Prerequisite(s): At U of L: Interview with the instructor, Dr. Borries Demeler
At U of M: Interview with the instructor, Dr. Sandy Ross
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Audit
10:50 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Tues & Thurs
University of Lethbridge: B716, University Hall or online
10-Jan-2019 - 16-Apr-2019
This course is intended for graduate students and 3rd year undergraduates or higher with an interest in analytical biochemistry. In this course we will survey modern biophysical techniques for the characterization of biological macromolecules in the solution state. We will cover hydrodynamic theory of transport processes in solution, and discuss practical applications of these techniques to current problems in biophysics, biochemistry, structural and molecular biology, and provide a comprehensive introduction into solution biophysics. Students will gain insight in how these methods can be used for problem solving in modern research.
The course will be presented via video conference (using Zoom) in collaboration with the University of Montana in Missoula. The course will be team-taught by experts in fluorescence spectroscopy, small angle X-ray/neutron scattering, molecular dynamics, and analytical ultracentrifugation.
For more information about this course please contact the instructors:
University of Lethbridge:
Dr. Borries Demeler(email@example.com) – Analytical ultracentrifugation
University of Montana:
Dr. Emre Brookes (firstname.lastname@example.org) – Small angle X-ray and neutron scattering
Dr. Sandy Ross (email@example.com) – Fluorescence spectroscopy
Dr. Alexey Savelyev (firstname.lastname@example.org) – Molecular dynamics