Content – Aim of the course
This course is offered to the students of the Department of Biochemistry & Biotechnology of the University of Thessaly in the fourth semester. It consists of lectures (three hours/week) and of four laboratory exercises (two hours each). In the frame of this course the students are familiarized with the physical principles that govern the formation and function of biological macromolecules and biological membranes as well as with the principles of the most important biophysical methods (experimental and theoretical). A basic knowledge of elementary differential and integral calculus is assumed. Also Word and Excel are used.