Electives


Molecular Structure

The use of physical techniques, including X-ray diffraction, electron microscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance, to elucidate the structure of biomolecules.

Elective courses:

  • BIOL 102b
  • BCHM 171b
  • BIOL126b
  • BCHM 104b (required prerequisites for this course are not included in the core curriculum)

Single-molecule Biophysics

The study of biological processes on the single molecule scale, such as enzyme function, ion transport through membranes, protein folding and molecular motors.

Elective courses:

  • CHEM 146a
  • BCHM 101a (required prerequisites for this course are not included in the core curriculum)
  • QBIO 120b

Modeling of Biological Structure and Function

The development and analysis of mathematical models for elucidating biological structure and function.

Elective courses:

  • QBIO 120b
  • PHYS 105a
  • BIOL 135b
  • NBIO 136b
  • NPHY 115a
  • PHYS 104a

Systems and Networks

The study of topics including bioinformatics, neural networks and networks of genes and proteins.

Elective courses:

  • NBIO 140
  • COSI 178a