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
  • BIOL 25a
  • BCHM 101a (required prerequisites for this course are not included in the core curriculum)

Modeling of Biological Structure and Function

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

Elective courses:

  • QBIO 110a
  • CHEM 144a
  • PHYS 105a
  • BIOL 135b
  • NBIO 136b

Systems and Networks

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

Elective courses:

  • BCHM 170b
  • NBIO 140
  • COSI 178a