MATH 463: Introduction to Mathematical Biology
MWF 01:10 - 2:00, 3088 EH


Trachette Jackson
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Course Description

This course is an exploration in applications of mathematics to various biological, ecological, physiological, and medical problems. By the end of this course you will be able to derive, interpret, solve, simulate, understand, discuss and critique discrete and differential equation models of biological systems.


This course will follow the first several chapters of: Leah Edelstein-Keshet Mathematical Models in Biology Magraw-Hill, 1988. Supplementary material will include readings from the current literature and lecture notes from the instructor.




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