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PHY2710 S specializedComputational Methods in Biophysics

Course Title PHY2710 S specialized
Session spring
Year of Study 1st year
Time and Location Lecture: TBA
Lab: TBA

Sarah  Rauscher


Official Description

This course will provide an in depth study of the mathematical concepts, numerical methods and computational techniques commonly employed in the study of biological physics.  Topics to be covered may include stochastic processes and their applications, Monte Carlo algorithms, Bayesian inference, machine learning, molecular dynamics and coarse-grained simulations of bio-macromolecules and their assemblies, an introduction to phylogenetic inference and other numerical and computational tools.

Prerequisite: n.a.
Co-requisite: n.a.
Exclusion: PHY426 at UTM and PHY407 at UTSG. The textbook is “Computational Physics” by Mark Newman. The course times are Tuesday 1-3pm (lecture) and Friday 1-3pm (practical.
Recommended preparation: n.a.
Textbook n.a.