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MA6283 Mathematical Modeling in Biology

Credits: 3.00

This course covers: Linear and nonlinear difference equations for population growth and propagation. Stability. Competitive systems. Growth of microorganisms. Steady states in chemostats. Predator-prey models. Populations of infectious diseases. Michaelis-Menten kinetics. Cooperative reactions. Hodgkin-Huxlley equations. Fitzhugh-Nagumo model of nerve impulses. Conservation equations. Convection and diffusion of species. Transport in axon. Slime molds. Aggregation. Morphogenesis.

Prerequisite: MA 2122, MA 2132. Co-Requisite: