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Introductory Modeling in Biology


Introductory Modeling in Biology

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Introductory course in quantitative biology for lower division undergraduates.  A range of biological topics are covered including plant pathology, ion channels, HIV, primate sexuality, and protein phylogenetics.  Students are assumed to have completed one year of undergraduate calculus, and an introductory statistics class is useful.  Math skills used include graphing, probability, correlation, arrays, logarithms, and ordinary differential equations. The discrete teaching modules are designed... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: Mathcad Document
Date Added to MERLOT: April 16, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 16, 2009
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Submitter: Eric Leaver
Keywords: introductory, computer, ODE, plant pathology, quantitative, mathcad, bioinformatics, HIV, ion channel, sexuality, biology, scaling


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Mathcad (version 13 or higher)
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
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