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BIOL 561 - Radiation Biophysics

Course Description: 

Energy loss by ionizing radiation. Target theory. Direct and indirect action. Radiation inactivation of proteins, nucleic acids, microorganisms, and humans. Role of DNA repair in mitigating damage. Stochastic and non-stochastic damage. Radiation effects in vivo. Radiation therapy. Effects of non-ionizing radiation. Same as PHYS 561.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

None

Corequisite: 

None