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PHY2711H S SPECIALIZED
Biophysical Techniques

Official description

The aim of the course is to provide students with a foundational understanding of experimental techniques used in modern biophysical research. A particular emphasis will be placed on biophotonics, imaging and spectroscopy techniques applied to cell and molecular biology. Techniques covered include: microscopy, super-resolution and light-sheet imaging, optical and atomic force spectroscopy, two-photon and nonlinear microscopy, single-molecule spectroscopy, and electron microscopy, among others. Scientific topics may include: motor proteins, DNA biophysics, cellular signalling, neurophysiology, microbial ecology, bioenergetics, photobiophysics and photosynthesis.


course title
PHY2711H S SPECIALIZED
session
winter
group
specialized course
time and location
Tuesdays 1 pm -3 pm, DV-3210 UTM campus
instructors

Delivery Methods

In Person

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* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
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Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.