mit biophysics


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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

Daniel Kaganovich

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Imperfect Asymmetry: The Mechanism Governing Asymmetric Partitioning of Damaged Cellular Components During Mitosis

Date: Tuesday, February 9

Time: 3pm

Room: 56-154

Biophysics Seminar Series

Alex Dunn

Stanford University

Biophysical Basis for Cellular Force Transduction

Date:  Wednesday, February 17

Time:  4pm

Room: 56-154