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Q: looking for open problems

Dan dmb at mrc-dunn.cam.ac.uk
Tue Jul 29 13:43:25 EST 2003

I saw a good textbook on computational biology...

Computational Molecular Biology: An Algorithmic Approach
(Computational Molecular Biology)
Pavel A. Pevzner

Which has a very mathmatical approach to some of the more
complex problems in bioinformatics.


Jason Miller wrote:
> I am a mathematician interested in transitioning to studying and 
> contributing to the field of mathematical biology.  At my university 
> there are several biology faculty with problems at the intesection of 
> the mathematical and biological sciences, and I may have the opportunity 
> to enter into a collaborative relationship with one or more of them.   
> However, I am interested in identifying other open problems in the 
> literature that established mathematical/quantitative biologists would 
> find interesting.
> Can anybody adivse me on sources for findings good open problems that 
> would help me cut my teeth on mathematical biology?  I do know that I am 
> interested in modeling more than bioinformatics.
> Thanks in advance for your support.
> Jason Miller (millerj at truman.edu)
> Associate Professor of Mathematics
> Truman State University, Kirksville, MO

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