BIOPHYS 120 - The Discovery of the DNA Double Helix and its Hidden Mysteries
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Biophysics (BIOPHYS)
Department: LSA Biophysics
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This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course introduces students to the field of biophysics and its role in the life sciences. The historical example of the discovery of the structure of DNA by Watson and Crick is discussed, and students will have the opportunity to re-create the original experiments that led to the discovery of how DNA governs inheritance. BIOPHYS 120 will be taught in a format that combines lectures, demonstration experiments, and hands-on student experiments. Intended audience: Students interested in the natural sciences and medicine. Course Requirements: Student presentations, quizzes, and a term paper. Class Format: Class will meet twice for 3 hours per week with lab portions integrated into the lecture/discussion format.

BIOPHYS 120 - The Discovery of the DNA Double Helix and its Hidden Mysteries
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001 (SEM)
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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ISBN: 074321630X
The double helix : a personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA, Author: James D. Watson., Publisher: Touchstone 1st Touchs 2001
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