Molecules & Cells (580.221)

Prereq : 030.101, 030.104 Limit 35 per section   

An introduction to modern molecular and cellular biology in the context of potential biomedical engineering applications. Topics covered: reactions between molecules, including receptor- ligand and antigen-antibody specificity, protein structure, enzyme catalysis, genetic information, protein processing and secretion, cell physiology and cell functions. Advanced quantitative treatment including multistate kinetics, Monte Carlo simulations of biochemical reactions, and transport phenomena.

Cell Mechanics (580.638)