What Is Mathematical Biology?
TARO FUJIMORI
FUJIMOT at BIOVAX.DNET.BASF-AG.DE
Tue Feb 13 07:13:47 EST 1996
I am not sure what Mathematical Biology is, but I do know of several
research fields in biological sciences that require a good understanding
of mathematics. Examples would include: enzyme kinetics, molecular
modeling, and structural biology. You might see if there is Biophysics
curriculum where you are at, as this is a curriculum that often
emphasizes the use of math in biology.
emartin at artsci.wustl.edu (Elizabeth Ann Martin) wrote:
>Sounds like it might be interesting. It sounds like it might be
>appropriate for me - math is a strong point and biology is a love- but
>when perusing my course catalog, I can't find anything under this
>heading. I was reading a book on artificial life that touched on what I
>guess could be considered as mathematical biology, i.e. strange
>attractors as points of life origin. Can anyone clarify what
>mathematical biology is, and recommend any books? Also, if one wanted to
>study mathematical biology, where would one concentrate their biology
>courses?
>
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