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APSC 456 - Random Walks in Biology


Spring (3) Shaw Prerequisite(s): MATH 111  or MATH 131 BIOL 204 . Prereq/Corequisite(s): BIOL 203   or consent of instructor.

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 BIOL 356  and MATH 356 .)