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  1. [Illinois] Physics 598BP: Experimental Biophysics

    11 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    This course provides training in advanced biophysical techniques through hands-on laboratory exercises and weekly lectures as background.  Topics will cover general optical and fluorescence spectroscopy, introduction to various microscope techniques - wide field, bright field, DIC,...

  2. [Illinois] ECE 564: Modern Light Microscopy

    11 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu

    Current research topics in modern light microscopy: optics principles (statistical optics, Gaussian optics, elastic light scattering, dynamic light scattering); traditional microscopy (bright field, dark field, DIC, phase contract, confocal, epi-fluorescence, confocal fluorescence); current...

  3. [Illinois] Biophysics 401: Introduction to Biophysics

    17 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    Major concepts of physics inherent to biological systems. Basics of biology, including protein and DNA structure and their organization into cells with a focus on single molecule biophysics. Major experimental techniques including x-ray diffraction, optical and magnetic traps, and fluorescence...

  4. MSE 498: Computational Materials Science and Engineering

    30 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Andrew Ferguson

          This new course will give students hands-on experience with popular computational materials science and engineering software through a series of projects in: electronic structure calculation (e.g., VASP), molecular simulation (e.g., GROMACS), phase diagram modeling (e.g.,...

  5. [Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Biological Rhythms in Health and Disease

    30 Dec 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Martha U. Gillette

    Our major research thrusts are to understand: 1) signals that engage the circadian clockwork in the brain, 2) sub-cellular micro-environments that shape neuronal dendrites in development and repair, and 3) emergent behaviors of integrated neuronal systems.

  6. [Illinois] MCB 493 Neural Systems Modeling

    29 Oct 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Thomas J. Anastasio

    The purpose of this independent study is to give students hands-on experience in using computers to model neural systems. A neural system is a system of interconnected neural elements, or units. Students will use existing computer programs which will simulate real neural systems. They will...

  7. [Illinois] Physics 550 Biomolecular Physics

    05 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Klaus Schulten, Taekjip Ha

      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...

  8. [Illinois] ECE 416: Biosensors

    07 Feb 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Cunningham

    Learn the underlying engineering principles used to detect small molecules, DNA, proteins, and cells in the context of applications in diagnostic testing, pharmaceutical research, and environmental monitoring. Biosensor approaches including electrochemistry, fluorescence, acoustics, and optics...

  9. [Illinois] PHYS466 2013: Atomic Scale Simulations

    06 Feb 2013 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley

    Application of Monte Carlo and Molecular Dynamics techniques in primarily classical simulations to understand and predict properties of microscopic systems in materials science, physics, biology, and chemistry. Numerical algorithms, connections between simulation results and real properties of...

  10. [Illinois] Introduction to Bioinformatics

    24 Jan 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Saurabh Sinha

  11. [Illinois] ECE 398: Electronic and Photonic Devices

    07 Feb 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Kent D Choquette

    Fall Semester, 2010A first course on active and passive photonic devices and applications. Optical processes in dielectric and semiconductor materials discussed including waveguide propagation, confinement, electrical junctions, and emission/absorption. Active and passive photonic components...