Category: Physics Fourth Year
An introduction to radiation detection and radioisotope production with emphasis on principles of gas-filled radiation detectors, scintillation detectors and gamma-ray spectrometry.
Radioactivity and radiation phenomenology: interaction of radiations with matter, dosimetry, radiation in medicine, biological effects, radiation levels and regulations, radiation protection. [3 units]
A presentation of recent contributions made to the fields of molecular and cell biology by the use of physical approaches. In particular, the following topics are discussed: physical properties of biomolecules, protein folding, molecular motors, cell motion and cell adhesion. Emphasis on the critical evaluation of current research literature. [3 units]