68469 - ELEMENTS OF BIOPHYSICS

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  • Teacher Rita Casadio

  • Credits 4

  • SSD BIO/10

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language English

SDGs

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Life on land

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student acquires the basic elements of biomolecular structure and function and the most appropriate models for their descriptions. In particular, the student acquires skills concerning: - Basic elements of cell biology; - Basic elements of structural and functional biology; - Basic notions of kinetics and thermodynamics for modelling relevant biological functions in Systems Biology.

Course contents

- Basic elements of cell biology - Basic elements of structural and functional biology - Basic notions of kinetics and thermodynamics for modelling relevant biological functions in Systems Biology.

Readings/Bibliography

Suggested readings, critical reviews and material on line

Teaching methods

Lectures, practicals, lab activities

Assessment methods

The assessment will be written, based on questions and an oral section. The aim is to evaluate the student's understanding of the learning outcomes of the course, focusing on the major aspects of the biological complexity.

Teaching tools

Online

Office hours

See the website of Rita Casadio