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PHYM 2920 Use of Radioisotopes in Biology & Medicine (Fall and Spring)

(Previously offered as 652.2)

Dr. Thompson and Mr. Mozzor

Credits: 2 (Students may not receive credit for both PHYM–2920 and PATM–2920.)

Course Description:

The first half of the course describes the physics, biological effects, safe handling and hazards of radioactive isotopes. The second half consists of lectures by faculty from several departments describing the use of radioactive isotopes in research.

Prerequisites: PHYM–1010, 1020 or permission of instructor

Lectures: 2 hrs/wk. Letter-graded.