Module Guide before WS 2016/17

Modul LS2200-KP04, LS2200

Introduction into Biophysics (EinBiophy)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each winter semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Bachelor CLS 2023 (optional subject), life sciences, 5th semester
  • Bachelor MES 2020 (optional subject), mathematics / natural sciences, 5th semester
  • Bachelor MLS 2018 (compulsory), life sciences, 3rd semester
  • Bachelor MLS 2016 (compulsory), life sciences, 3rd and 4th semester
  • Bachelor CLS 2016 (optional subject), life sciences, 5th semester
  • Bachelor Nutritional Medicine 2016 (compulsory), biophysics, 3rd semester
  • Bachelor Biophysics 2016 (compulsory), biophysics, 3rd semester
  • Bachelor MES 2014 (optional subject), mathematics / natural sciences, 3rd or 5th semester
  • Bachelor MLS 2009 (compulsory), life sciences, 3rd and 4th semester
  • Bachelor MES 2011 (compulsory), medical engineering science, 5th semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Biophysics (Excercise or practical course, 1 SWS)
  • Introduction into Biophysics (lecture, 2 SWS)
  • 45 Hours in-classroom work
  • 50 Hours private studies
  • 15 Hours written report
  • 10 Hours exam preparation
Contents of teaching:
  • Biological macro molecules, structure, forces
  • Proteins, structure, properties
  • Biomembranes, structure, properties
  • Mechanical properties of cells
  • Thermo dynamics of biological processes
  • You can assign forces in biological systems
  • You become familiar with the basic aspects of living matter
  • You gain the expertise to simplify complex living systems
  • You can choose and apply appropriate experimental methods for the study of living matter
Grading through:
  • written exam
Responsible for this module:
  • Dr. Young-Hwa Song
  • Dr. Young-Hwa Song
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christian Hübner
  • Volker Schünemann: Biophysik: Eine Einführung
  • Werner Mäntele: Biophysik
  • offered only in German

Prerequisites for the module:
- None

Prerequisites for admission to the written examination:
- Successful participation in the exercises as specified at the beginning of the semester

Module exam:
- LS2200-L1: Introduction into Biophysics, written exam, 120 min, 100 % of module grade

The lecture and exercises take place in the winter semester, the practical course in the summer semester.
Whether exercises or a practical course take place is specified in the SGO of the respective study program.
Prerequisite for the understanding of the lecture is the knowledge of the basics of inorganic and organic chemistry.

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