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MIT has a vibrant community of researchers and educators in diverse areas of biophysics. MIT offers a Graduate Biophysics Certificate Program to graduate students that are already enrolled in a departmental program at MIT. The Biophysics Certificate Program seeks to foster the training of graduate students in the application of the physical sciences and engineering to fundamental biological questions at the molecular, cellular, and systems levels. Please follow the links above for a list of participating faculty, Certificate Program requirements, and the Biophysics Seminar Series.

The MIT Biophysics Program spans the Schools of Science and Engineering including the Departments of Biology, Biological Engineering, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Health Sciences & Technology, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, and Physics.

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upcoming events

Biophysics Special Seminar

Friday, May 29th @4pm

Bldg. 4 Rm 331 (Duboc Room)

Correspondence Between Thermal and Evolutionary Dynamics on Rugged Landscapes

Guy Bunin

Pappalardo Fellow

MIT/Department of Physics


Biophysics Special Seminar

Wednesday, July 8 @4pm

Bldg. 4 Room 331 (Duboc Room)

Single Molecule Investigations of the Bacterial Cell Cycle

Johan Elf

Uppsala University, Sweden


The 2015 Biophysics Retreat will be Sunday, September 13-Monday, September 14 at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, MA