The Center for Biophysics and Quantitative Biology at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign serves physical and computer science students who are interested in applying their knowledge to biology, as well as students with a biological background interested in instrumentation, computation, and physical aspects of biology.
- The cooperation and cross-training of scientists with engineering, physical sciences, and life sciences backgrounds has infused biology with powerful technologies and exciting new paradigms.
- Close interactions between theory and experiments have led to fundamental advances in our understanding of the physical basis of life.
- Now biology is undergoing a transformation with application of modern computational methods and advanced experimental tools to solve problems of unprecedented complexity.
In experimental biophysics, faculty research includes:
- single molecule spectroscopy
- structural biology
- fluorescence microscopy
- enzyme mechanisms
- electron and proton transfer
- magnetic resonance
- protein and RNA folding
- molecular dynamics
- systems biology
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesBiology Biodiversity & Conservation Bioinformatics & Biostatistics View 1272 other Masters in Biology in United States
- Official transcripts
- Personal statement
- Biophysics specific questions
- Official GRE scores
- Official iBT or IELTS scores
- Three letters of recommendation
International29034 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29034 USD per year during 12 months.
National29034 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29034 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State13440 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13440 USD per year during 12 months.
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