BIOS 456/856: Mathematical Models in Biology

BIOS 456/856
Mathematical Models in Biology Crosslisted as NRES 456/856
Prereqs: Junior standing; major in the biological sciences; MATH 106 or 107.
Biological systems, from molecules to ecosystems, are analyzed using mathematical techniques. Strengths and weaknesses of mathematical approaches to biological questions. Brief review of college level math; introduction to modeling; oscillating systems in biology; randomness in biology; review of historically important and currently popular models in biology.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom