University College London

Introduction to Biophysics

MPHY2002

Iowa State Course Substitution

CH E Professional Elective

CH E

Course Info
International Credits:
0.5
Converted Credits:
4.0
Semester:
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Course Description:
The aims of this course are three-fold: a) to explore the biophysics of signalling and movement at the cellular level; b) to introduce mathematical modelling in biophysics; c) to appreciate how biophysical measurements can be acquired and used in clinical environments. At the cellular level, topics will include: diffusion, membrane potentials, ion channels, synapses, action potentials, contraction of muscle cells, and neural coding. Guest lectures from clinicians will cover electrocardiography (ECG), electromyography (EMG), and anaesthesia.

Review

Evaluation Date:
September 8, 2016
Evaluated:
Monica Lamm
Comments:
Prof. elective for CH E degree