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Winter 2018/19

Advanced Practical Course M in Biophysics

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Advanced Seminar in Statistical and Biological Physics

Topics and schedule

Biological Physics I: Molecules and Cells

Start: Mon, October 8, 2018 at 14:00

Lectures (Tobias Bollenbach): Mon 14:00 - 15:30 (Seminarraum Kernphysik) and Wed 14:00 - 15:30 (Seminarraum Theorie)

Tutorials (Gerrit Ansmann): Mon 14:00 - 15:30 (Seminarraum Kernphysik), every other week (alternating with lecture); first tutorial: Mon, October 15

Seminar: TBD


  • Introduction to molecular cell biology
  • Random-walks in biology
  • Rate equations and cellular dynamics
  • Mechanical forces in molecular and cellular biology
  • Signal transduction in nerve cells
  • Physical methods for analysis of biological molecules and processes


  • Phillips, R., Kondev, J., Theriot, J., H. Garcia, Physical Biology of the Cell, Garland Science, New York, 2013

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