BIOPHYS 120 - The Discovery of the DNA Double Helix and its Hidden Mysteries
Fall 2014, Section 001
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Subject: Biophysics (BIOPHYS)
Department: LSA Biophysics

Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/1
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Lab Fee:
25.00
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

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.

Course Requirements:

Student presentations, quizzes, and a term paper.

Intended Audience:

Students interested in the natural sciences and medicine.

Class Format:

Class will meet twice for 3 hours per week in a lecture/discussion format.

BIOPHYS 120 will be taught in a format that combines lectures, demonstration experiments, and hands-on student experiments.

Schedule

BIOPHYS 120 - The Discovery of the DNA Double Helix and its Hidden Mysteries
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
19960
Open
44
 
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM

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