793A Systems Biology

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Course Information

Description: Mathematical Systems Biology.

Instructor: Casian Pantea. email me

Class schedule: Tuesdays, Thursdays, 11:30-12:45AM in Armstrong 313

Office hours: Tuesdays 5-6PM, Thursdays 3-4PM, and by appointment, in Armstrong Hall 305B

Info sheet containing more or less the stuff on this webpage.

Textbooks and resources

Textbook:

Sontag, Lecture Notes on Mathematical Systems Biology

Useful free resources:

Linear algebra notes

Linear Algebra Done Wrong, Treil
Linear Algebra -- wiki textbook

Web goodies

Wikipedia
Khan Academy


Evaluation

Grading scheme

  • 45% Homework
  • 25% Project
  • 30% Final exam

Homework

  • Three homework sets will be assigned throughout the semester -- please see the course schedule below for exact dates.
  • Late turn-ins will not be accepted.

Final Exam

  • Tuesday December 13 2016, 8-10AM in Armstrong 313.
  • Final is cumulative.

Tentative Course Schedule

Date Topic Resources HW/Exams
Jan 10 Intro Probability Chapter 1
Jan 12 Random variables 2.1-2.4
Jan 17
Jan 19
Jan 24
Jan 26
Jan 31
Feb 2
Feb 7
Feb 9
Feb 14
Feb 16
Feb 21
Feb 23
Feb 28
Mar 2
Mar 14
Mar 16
Mar 21
Mar 23
Mar 28
Mar 30
Apr 4
Apr 6
Apr 11
Apr 13
Apr 18
Apr 20 Project presentations
Apr 25 Project presentations
Apr 27 Review
May 4 Final exam


Inclusivity statement

The West Virginia University community is committed to creating and fostering a positive learning and working environment based on open communication, mutual respect, and inclusion. If you are a person with a disability and anticipate needing any type of accommodation in order to participate in this class, please advise me and make appropriate arrangements with the Office of Accessibility Services (293-6700). For more information on West Virginia University's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives, please see http://diversity.wvu.edu.