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BIOL 356 - Random Walks in Biology


Fall (3) Shakes Prerequisite(s): (MATH 111  or MATH 131 ) and BIOL 220  

This course introduces random processes in biological systems. It focuses on how biological processes are inherently stochastic and driven by a combination of energetic and entropic factors. Topics include diffusion, cell motility, molecular motors, ion channels, and extinction in populations. (Cross-listed with APSC 456 .)