F9070 Experimental methods of biophysics

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2016
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 1 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
doc. Mgr. Ctirad Hofr, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Karel Souček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Oldřich Vrána, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Josef Humlíček, CSc.
Department of Condensed Matter Physics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Oldřich Vrána, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Condensed Matter Physics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
Mon 19. 9. to Sun 18. 12. Tue 10:00–11:50 BFU
Basic methods of analytical chemistry and biophysics and molecular biology.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The goal of this course is to provide the students with the ability to
- list and describe techniques necessary for study of structure and function of biomolecules
- apply this knowledge to DNA and proteins study.
  • Introduction
  • Separation methods (HPLC)
  • Electrophoresis of biopolymers
  • Flowcytometry
  • Vibrational spectroscopy (IR, Raman, ROA)
  • Factor analysis in spectroscopy
  • CD and LD spectroscopy
  • Calorimetry of biopolymers
  • Scaning probe microscopy
  • Fluorescence spectroscopy (FRET)
  • KODÍČEK, Milan and Vladimír KARPENKO. Biofysikální chemie. 2. přeprac. a rozš. vyd. Praha: Academia, 2000. 337 s. ISBN 8070802731. info
  • PROSSER, Václav. Experimentální metody biofyziky. 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 1989. 712 s. ISBN 8020000593. info
Teaching methods
lectures with class discussion
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, spring 2012 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2016, recent)
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