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Physics (PHYS)

Department of Physics
Faculty of Science

PHYS 3207 [0.5 credit]

Topics in Biophysics

An introduction is made to biophysics. Topics in biology: animal movement, food irradiation, DNA damage and repair following irradiation, quantum tunneling in enzyme kinetics. Applications of physics in medicine: radiobiology, cancer treatment, and medical imaging.
Prerequisites: PHYS 2604 or permission of the Department.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorial or seminar one hour a week.

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