Un-Answered Questions { Bio Physics }

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

832


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

861


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

925


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

889


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

1195





How does the diffusion equation differ from the cable equation?

873


Explain the Hodgkin-Huxley model of the action potential.

1134


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

941


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

935


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

1053





Describe the trichromacy vs. opponency theories of color processing.

1250


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

1040


What is perceptual constancy ?why it is biologically important?

1407


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

911


What is Bayes' Rule?

945