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COM S 433: Molecular Programming of Nanoscale Devices and Processes

(Dual-listed with COM S 533). (3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Minimum of C- in COM S 331 or permission of instructor; for graduate credit: graduate standing or permission of instructor
Programming, modeling, and analysis of natural and engineered systems at the nanoscale. Topics include chemical reaction networks, strand displacement systems, models of self-assembly, biomolecular origami, and molecular robotics. Emphasis on mathematical methods of describing, simulating, programming, and assessing the computational power of such systems. Graduate credit requires a written or oral report on current research.