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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BME 520 - Systems Biology and Complex System Theory

3 Credit Hours
Mathematical techniques and complex system theory for understanding and solving biological as well as biomedical problems at the small scale. The focus is on mathematical modeling, dynamic analysis, control and automation techniques for disease diagnosis and treatment at the molecular and cellular level. Case studies include: immune system dynamics and control, immune-vaccine interactions and optimal vaccine strategy design, cellular system control, molecular diagnosis and treatment, lab-on-a-chip technology, DNA and protein microarray technology, and controlled drug delivery.
Credit Restriction: Students cannot receive credit for both 420 and 520.
Recommended Background: Mathematics 231 and 200 or 251.



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