Courses

Core Courses

  • Molecular and Cellular Biology 211 (Macromolecular structure and interactions)
  • Biophysics 200, A and B (Biophysics techniques)
  • Statistics 130A, 131A, or 100
  • Two additional graduate courses in the area of specialization

BPH Electives

BPH 255: Biophotonics in Medicine and Life Sciences (Cheng)

BPH 241: Membrane Biology (Voss, Faller)

BPH 288: Living Matter: Physical Biology of the Cell (Parikh)

Recommended Electives

BIM 262: Cell and Molecular Biophysics for Bioengineers (Heinrich)

BIM 253: Molecular Systems Biology and Biomedicine (Saiz)

PTX 215: Electrophysiology techniques and applications (Chao Chen)

MCP 290: Physiology & Membrane Biology Journal Club:  (Yarov-Yarovoy & Sack

Foundational Courses to Complement Varied Undergraduate Fields of Study

  • Physics background:
    • Biological Sciences 102 (Structure and function of biomolecules);
    • Chemistry 118A or 128A (Organic chemistry);
    • Biological Sciences 101 (Genes and gene expression) or
    • Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior 101 (Systemic physiology) or
    • Biological Sciences 104 (Regulation of cell function)
  • Chemistry background:
    • Biological Sciences 102 (Structure and function of biomolecules);
    • Biological Sciences 101 (Genes and gene expression) or
    • Physics 110 A (Electricity and magnetism);
    • Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior 101 (Systemic physiology) or
    • Biological Sciences 104 (Regulation of cell function)
  • Biological Sciences background:
    • Chemistry 107 AB (Physical chemistry);
    • Math 22B (Differential equations);
    • Math 22A (Linear algebra) or
    • 22C (Vector analysis);
    • Physics 110 A (Electricity and magnetism)