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MATH 598 - Introduction to Biomathematics (Spring 2012, class number 34270)

Wednesdays 10:40-11:30 am
Giovanna Guidoboni and Leonid Rubchinsky

This one credit hour class will cover a variety of mathematical methods in applications to different areas of life sciences.
The class is conceived as an introduction to a very wide area, characterized by diverse mathematical methods and diverse applications, and therefore the focus will be on the breadth, rather than on the depth.
Mathematical concepts will be introduced in a problem-driven way. We start with real life sciences problems and discuss appropriate mathematical models of the processes considered. We will learn more about biology involved in the processes under consideration and we will discuss meaning, strengths and weaknesses of different mathematical models for the same process. We will also present the necessary mathematical apparatus for the model analysis.
By the end of the class, you will gain general knowledge of the mathematical methods used in various life sciences applications as well as some practical knowledge of some particular subfields. You will also have a chance to get a more in-depth exploration by working on a project in your area of interest. Towards the end of the class, we will have several guest lectures, delivered by applied mathematicians from the Department of Mathematical Sciences, as well as by faculty from the School of Medicine engaged in biomathematics research. You will have a chance to interact with all of them.
By the end of the class, you will surely be more prepared for your academic and/or industrial careers.

The class syllabus can be found here.

Undergraduate Summer Research Program 2013, May 20 - August 16, 2013
joint initiative with the NSF-funded Mathematical Biosciences Institute (MBI) in Columbus (OH)

The goal of this MBI NSF-funded program is to introduce students to exciting new areas of mathematical biology, to involve them in collaborative research with their peers and faculty mentors, and to increase their interest in mathematical biology.
The program consists of three parts - each including a mix of educational and social experiences:
To learn more visit the MBI program website.

To learn more about the MBI-REU program in 2012 click here.

SIAM Student Chapter at IUPUI

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is a national organization dedicated to promoting interest in applied mathematics and providing a community for mathematicians from various fields. The study of applied mathematics and computational methods are necessary and essential tools to confront and solve many real-world problems. Through its publications, research, and community, SIAM strives to promote unity and build cooperation between mathematicians and the various worlds of science and technology for the purpose of generating progress on these frontiers.

To learn more visit the website of the SIAM Student Chapter at IUPUI