**Resources for teaching
mathematical biology**

**Math 36 – Mathematical and
Computational Methods for the Life Sciences – Incarnation: Spring,
2005. **

*Students: this information
is NOT current!!!*

an introductory course assuming one year of calculus
– under development, supported by a grant from the HHMI foundation.

Sample Course Information
and Schedule.

BIO2010:
Transforming Undergraduate Education for
Future Research Biologists: a report from the National Academy of Sciences on
the need for courses like this one.
Check out page 167 É. This is the report from
the Mathematics Committee.

**What is
mathematical modeling? **A short powerpoint presentation –
suitable for the first day of class.

**Modules
in scientific computing: modeling tumor-immune interactions**

A module that can be used as part of
a course in mathematical biology, mathematical modeling, or scientific
computing. Assumes linear algebra and an
introductory course in differential equations. Supported by a grant from the Keck foundation. Authors: L. dePilllis and A.Radunskaya.

Module
Overview (contains contents and overview for instructors)

A
brief background on the Immune System (background to be read before
starting the module)

Introduction to Tumor-Immune Interactions: Slides InstructorÕs
Notes

Equation Development: Slides
InstructorÕs
Notes

Qualitative Analysis: Slides
InstructorÕs
Notes

Numerical Solution ODE IVPÕs:
Slides
InstructorÕs
Notes

Parameter Estimation: Slides
InstructorÕs
Notes

Non-dimensionalization: Slides
InstructorÕs
Notes

Model Assessment and Conclusions: Slides
InstructorÕs
Notes

MATLAB
Scripts – a listing.

MATLAB
files – zipped archive containing all MATLAB files used in the
module.

**Spatial
CA model
of tumor growth in tissue –** A powerpoint
presentation.