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Courses

BIOS 450/550: Virology

Study of the structure and function of viruses, focusing on analysis of the research literature.

Fall 2010

Class schedule and syllabus to be announced

BIOS 481/551: Molecular Biophysics I

Principles of various biophysical techniques and how they may be applied to biological research to obtain unique and sometimes complementary information about biomacromolecules (e.g., proteins, nucleic acids, and lipids).

Fall 2010

Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:45am – 11:55am, Keck 102

BIOS 482/552: Molecular Biophysics II

Advanced treatment of X-ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy, and electron microscopy. Emphasis on theory and application of these methods for the determination of the three-dimensional structures and dynamics of biological molecules and complexes.

Spring 2010

BIOS 535: Practical X-ray Crystallography

Practical application of crystallographic methods and use of equipment and software.

Spring 2010 (second half)