COURSE NAME: Mathematical Modeling of Biological Systems
COURSE CODE: BIF518
PROGRAM: MSc Bioinformatics
Mathematical models in biology – Introduction, types of models, levels of modeling, specificity of modeling in biology, Some standard models – unlimited growth, limited growth, constraints with respects to a substrate, competition selection, Lotka-Volterra models. Oscillations and rhythms in biological systems-glycolysis, intracellular calcium, cellular cycles, Modeling Neuronal behavior.