20.416 Topics in Biophysics and Physical Biology


Class Info

Provides broad exposure to research in biophysics and physical biology, with emphasis on the critical evaluation of scientific literature. Weekly meetings include in-depth discussion of scientific literature led by distinct faculty on active research topics. Each session also includes brief discussion of non-research topics including effective presentation skills, writing papers and fellowship proposals, choosing scientific and technical research topics, time management, and scientific ethics.

This class has no prerequisites.

20.416 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. Bathe and I. Cisse.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Fridays in 56-167.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 20.416 was rated 6.4 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Topics in Biophysics and Physical Biology site or on the 20.416 Stellar site.

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