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New York University Tandon School of Engineering    
  Jan 18, 2018
2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)
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MA-GY 6283 Mathematical Modeling in Biology

3 Credits
This course covers linear and nonlinear difference equations for population growth and propagation. Stability. Competitive systems. Growth of microorganisms. Steady states in chemostats. Predator-prey models. Populations of infectious diseases. Michaelis-Menten kinetics. Cooperative reactions. Hodgkin-Huxlley equations. Fitzhugh-Nagumo model of nerve impulses. Conservation equations. Convection and diffusion of species. Transport in axon. Slime molds. Aggregation. Morphogenesis.

Prerequisite(s): MA-UY 2122  and MA-UY 2132 .
Weekly Lecture Hours: 3 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0

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