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Quantitative Biology of Systems, Organisms and Populations

Official description

This course focuses on the collective behavior of cellular populations coordinated and regulated by  intra  and inter-cellular genetic and signaling pathways. We will introduce the mathematical tools to model such non-linear processes, both in a deterministic as well as in a stochastic framework and discuss connection between traditional tools with the current machine learning approaches to various problems. We will cover biological case studies such as microbial population dynamics, the mammalian immune response, disease epidemics, cell differentiation, development and morphogenesis and behavior of neuronal assemblies. Special topics might include biophysics of specific organs, such heart, liver and the brain.

course title
specialized course
time and location
Mondays 3-4 pm and Wednesdays 3-4 pm, synchronous

Delivery Methods

In Person

A course is considered In Person if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities.*.

* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
A course is considered Online Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams.
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.