362.177 Biophysics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC
Lecture TubeTUWEL


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • LectureTube course
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

explain the structure of eukaryotic cells
select appropriate microscopy methods for biological materials according to the question
develop a strategy for the comprehensive analysis of biological and inorganic materials
to name and explain the methods behind the abbreviations TEM, SEM, EDX, AFM, XRM, XRD, LC, GC, MS
to understand the use of electrophoresis for the analysis of proteins and DNA
to explain the basics of the impedance of biological materials and living cells
discuss stimulus conduction and signal processing in the human brain
understand interaction mechanisms and assess dangers of low frequency electrical and magnetical fields with biological tissue
understand interaction mechanisms and assess dangers of high frequency electromagnetic fields with biological tissue
understand interaction mechanisms and assess dangers of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation with biological tissue
assign electrical methods for biophysical purposes.


Subject of course

Introduction into biophysics, biophysics of living cells, electronic properties of living cells.

Teaching methods


distance learning due to Corona


Mode of examination


Additional information

Zoom-Login for Analytical Methods (Part of Prof. Wanzenboeck) on 04./11./18. Nov 2021




Course dates

Thu15:00 - 16:3007.10.2021 - 27.01.2022 (LIVE)Biophysics lecture
Biophysics - Single appointments
Thu07.10.202115:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu14.10.202115:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu21.10.202115:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu28.10.202115:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu04.11.202115:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu11.11.202115:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu18.11.202115:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu25.11.202115:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu02.12.202115:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu09.12.202115:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu16.12.202115:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu13.01.202215:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu20.01.202215:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture
Thu27.01.202215:00 - 16:30 Biophysics lecture

Examination modalities

Written Exam with 10-14 short questions


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu15:00 - 16:3024.02.2022 written01.10.2021 00:00 - 22.02.2022 00:00TISSBiophysik Klausur

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 533 Medical Informatics 4. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 453 Biomedical Engineering
066 453 Biomedical Engineering


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