793C Systems Biology 2
Description: Mathematical Systems Biology.
Class schedule: Tuesdays, Thursdays, 10:00-11:15AM in Armstrong 313
Office hours: Thursdays 11:15-12:15PM, and by appointment, in Armstrong Hall 305B
Info sheet containing more or less the stuff on this webpage.
Textbooks and resources
[W Wilkinson, Stochastic modelling for systems biology, 2nd edition]
[R Ross, Introduction to probability models, 9th edition]
[S Sontag, Lecture Notes on Mathematical Systems Biology]
Useful free resources:
- 40% Homework
- 30% Project
- 30% Final exam
- 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.
- Thursday May 4 2017, 5-7PM in Armstrong 313.
- Final is cumulative.
Tentative Course Schedule
|Jan 10||Intro Probability||[R] Chapter 1|
|Jan 12||Intro Probability||[R] Chapter 1|
|Jan 17||Random variables||[R] 2.2-2.4|
|Jan 19||Random variables||[R 2.2-2.4|
|Jan 24||Expectation, variance, conditional expectation||[W] 3.2, 3.7, [R] Chapter 3|
|Jan 26||Poisson processes, exponential distribution||[W] Chapter 3, [R] Chapter 5|
|Jan 31||Stochastic simulation||[W] 4.1-4.7|
|Feb 2||R||[W] 4.9-4.10|
|Feb 7||Discrete time Markov processes||[W] Chapter 5, [R] Chapter 4|
|Feb 9||Discrete time Markov chains||[W] Chapter 5, [R] Chapter 4|
|Feb 14||Discrete time Markov chains||[W] Chapter 5, [R] Chapter 4|
|Feb 16||Continuous time Markov chains||[W] Chapter 5, [R] Chapter 4|
|Feb 21||Continuous time Markov chains||[W] Chapter 5, [R] Chapter 4|
|Feb 28||Due: all [W] chapters 3, 4, 5 questions|
|Apr 20||Project presentations|
|Apr 25||Project presentations|
|May 4||Final exam||
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