Physical concepts governing the structure and function of biological macromolecules; general properties, spatial structure, energy levels, dynamics and functions, and relation to other complex physical systems such as glasses; recent research in biomolecular physics; physical techniques and concepts from theoretical physics emphasized. Designed for students without appreciable background in biology and chemistry.
Honors and awards: Award in Computational Biology 2008; Humboldt Award of the German Humboldt Foundation (2004); University of Illinois Scholar (1996); Fellow of the American Physical Society (1993); Nernst Prize of the Physical Chemistry Society of Germany (1981).
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Klaus Schulten (2010), "Illinois Phys550 Molecular Biophysics," https://nanohub.org/resources/8192.