Harvard:Biophysics 101/2007

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Biophysics 101: Genomics, Computing, and Economics

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Course overview

Focuses on modern technologies with exponential growth and their impact on global quality of life through weekly updated Wiki class project (in-depth case studies on personal genomics and/or biofuels). Integrating knowledge, tools for research, and commercial decision-making concerning new aspects of bioengineering, personalized medicine, genetically modified organisms, and stem cells. Interplays of biophysical, ecological, economic, and social/ethical modeling will be explored through multi-disciplinary teams of students, and individual brief reports.

Logistics

  • Meeting time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00—11:30 am
  • Location: Cambridge campus, exact room to be determined

Background Info and previous class projects