MCB111: Mathematics in Biology (Spring 2018)


week 01: Mon/Wed 22/24 Jan
Introduction to Information Theory
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week 02: Mon/Wed 29/31 Jan
Probability and Inference
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week 03: Mon/Wed 05/05 Feb
Model comparison - Hypothesis testing
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week 04: Mon/Wed 12/14 Feb
Significance: The Student’s t-test and p-values
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week 05: Wed 21 Feb
Maximum likelihood and least-squares
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week 06: Mon/Wed 26/28 Feb
Probabilistic models and Inference
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week 07: Mon/Wed 05/07 Mar
Probabilistic Models and Expectation Maximization
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week 08: Mon/Wed 19/21 Mar
Neural Networks - Learning as inference
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week 09: Mon/Wed 26/28 Mar
Random Walks in Biology
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week 10: Mon/Wed 02/04 Apr
Molecular Population Dynamics as a Markov Process
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week 11: Mon/Wed 09/11 Apr
Negative Feedback Control
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week 12: Mon/Wed 16/18 Apr
Gene switches
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week 13: Mon/Wed 23/25 Apr
Pattern formation and Turing Instability
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