Introductory Quantitative Biology

Reading Materials

Instructor: Jonathan Cannon
Phone: 314-749-6902
Office: MCS241 if it is available.  Otherwise MCS237A.  They are around the corner from each other.  (111 Cummington Mall, 2nd floor)

Course: CAS MA196/BI196 – Introductory Quantitative Biology
Lecture: Tuesday/Thursday 11:00am – 12:30pm, BRB 122 (5 Cummington Mall, first floor)
Discussion: Tuesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm, PSY B41 (64-68 Cummington Mall, basement)
Office Hours: TBA
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Description: An introduction to the application of mathematics to problems in biology, with particular emphasis on questions arising from ecology, physiology, neuroscience, and genetics. Major focus on building mathematical models for biological problems and analysis with graphical and mathematical techniques.

Text: “Modeling the Dynamics of Life: Calculus and Probability for Life Scientists,” F. Adler, second edition – ISBN 978-0-534-40486-4