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==COURSE UPDATE 1/28/2009==
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==FALL 2009 Course overview==
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'''DUE TO ADDITIONAL TEACHING AND RESEARCH RESPONSIBILITIES BY THE TEACHING STAFF, BIOPHYSICS 101 WILL NOT BE OFFERED THIS SEMESTER. Please be on the lookout for this course next semester. Sorry for the inconvenience.'''
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Focuses on modern technologies with exponential growth and their impact on global quality of life through weekly updated Wiki class project (in-depth case studies on synthetic biology and personal genomics). Integrating knowledge, tools for research, and commercial decision-making concerning new aspects of bioengineering, personalized medicine, genetically modified organisms, and stem cells. Interplays of biophysical, ecological, economic, and social/ethical modeling will be explored through multi-disciplinary teams of students, and individual brief reports.  
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==Course overview==
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Focuses on modern technologies with exponential growth and their impact on global quality of life through weekly updated Wiki class project (in-depth case studies on synthetic biology applied to personal genomics). Integrating knowledge, tools for research, and commercial decision-making concerning new aspects of bioengineering, personalized medicine, genetically modified organisms, and stem cells. Interplays of biophysical, ecological, economic, and social/ethical modeling will be explored through multi-disciplinary teams of students, and individual brief reports.  
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This course can be cross-registered through MIT under [http://student.mit.edu/catalog/mHSTa.html HST.510]
This course can be cross-registered through MIT under [http://student.mit.edu/catalog/mHSTa.html HST.510]
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==Logistics==
==Logistics==
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*Meeting time: CANCELED
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*Meeting time: Tue & Thu TBA
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*Location: CANCELED
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*Location: HMS TBA
*No exams
*No exams
*No prerequisites
*No prerequisites

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Biophysics 101: Genomics, Computing, and Economics

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FALL 2009 Course overview

Focuses on modern technologies with exponential growth and their impact on global quality of life through weekly updated Wiki class project (in-depth case studies on synthetic biology and personal genomics). Integrating knowledge, tools for research, and commercial decision-making concerning new aspects of bioengineering, personalized medicine, genetically modified organisms, and stem cells. Interplays of biophysical, ecological, economic, and social/ethical modeling will be explored through multi-disciplinary teams of students, and individual brief reports.

This course can be cross-registered through MIT under HST.510

Potential course projects

Synthetic Biology for Personalized Medicine (H. sapiens 2.0)

Logistics

  • Meeting time: Tue & Thu TBA
  • Location: HMS TBA
  • No exams
  • No prerequisites
  • Grading: Based on problem assignments and project milestones.

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