2018-2019 University Catalogue 
    
    Mar 23, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalogue

BIOL 302 - Systems Biology


Systems biology is an emerging interdisciplinary field that focuses on system level understanding of complex interactions of biological processes using quantitative approaches. The course focuses on the applications of mathematical techniques such as differential equations, network structure measures, machine learning and modeling (e.g., Boolean and stochastic modeling) to the study of gene regulation, synthetic gene circuits, small- and large-scale biological networks, and signal transduction pathways. Students also learn how to use computer software that is designed for biological data analysis such as GenePattern and COPASI.

Credits: 1.00
Crosslisted: MATH 302  
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: (MATH 111 or MATH 161  or MATH 112 or MATH 162 ) and (BIOL 182  or MATH 113 or MATH 163  or PHYS 204 or COSC 101  or BIOL 212)
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None


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