Biophysical Chemistry and Thermodynamics --- This course covers the physico-chemical concepts and processes relevant to life. The emphasis lies on the molecular level. Topics: Biomimetics and Motivation; Energy and Driving Forces; Biochemical Equilibria; Aqueous Solutions; Molecular Self-Assembly in Chemistry, Biology, and Nanotechnology; Bio-electrochemistry; Biopolymers; Molecular Recognition and Binding Equilibria in Biology. Class Notes: Students may be dropped from the course for non-attendance on the first class day. Enforced Pre-Requisite: CHEM 210 and (MATH 116 or 156); (C- or better).
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017