Un-Answered Questions { Bio Physics }

Explain how a system of chemical reactions can be represented as ODEs and PDEs?

846


What are the differences between entropy, free energy, and enthalpy?

875


Explain the basic circuits for a current- and voltage- clamp set-up.

941


Describe the main biophysical characteristics of one type of ionic channel and how its biophysical properties contribute to its physiological function?

907


Derive the cable equation for a uniform cylinder, with optimal boundary conditions.

1215





How does the diffusion equation differ from the cable equation?

888


Explain the Hodgkin-Huxley model of the action potential.

1150


Explain the concept of "signal to noise," and give a mathematical definition.

963


Describe the integrate-and-fire model of individual neurons?

952


What are the fundamental ways to estimate visual motion in 1-D?

1071





Describe the trichromacy vs. opponency theories of color processing.

1270


Describe the two major pathways in the visual system of the primate. Why are there so many visual cortical areas?

1055


What is perceptual constancy ?why it is biologically important?

1424


How measurements of reaction times can be used to infer brain architecture?

932


What is Bayes' Rule?

966