BIOL4563Mathematical Biology (A)3 ch (3C)

Overview of the field of mathematical biology. Development, simulation and analysis of simple mathematical models describing biological systems. Equal emphasis is placed on developing simple models and case studies of successful models. The principal mathematical tools are differential and difference equations, finite mathematics, probability and statistics. This course is intended for students in their third or fourth year having an interest in biological research. 

Prerequisites: A course in statistics, MATH 2003, or MATH 2013 or equivalent, or permission of the instructor. This course is cross-listed as MATH 4563. Credit may not be obtained for both MATH 4563 and BIOL 4563 .