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MATH 315 A   Mathematical Biology back to previous pageBack to Results  
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InstructorSchult, Daniel A.
MeetsMWF 920-1010, OLIN 304
Pre-RequisitesMATH 113
NotesNew course--see description; not open to students w/MATH 312 credit
DistributionNat Science/Math Requirement
Core AreaNone

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This course provides an introduction to the use of continuous and discrete mathematical models in the biological sciences. Biological topics may include single and multispecies population dynamics, modeling of infectious diseases, regulation of cell function, molecular interactions, neural and biological oscillators, ecology, cancer biology, and virus dynamics. Mathematical techniques include modeling, phase plane analysis, bifurcation diagrams, perturbation theory, and computer simulations. Prerequisite: MATH 113. Note: This course is not open to students who have either received credit for or are currently enrolled in MATH 312.

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