Course No.: Math 570. Course Title:
Mathematical Biology 
Term: Winter 2006. 
Instructor: Dr. T. Hillen, CAB
575, thillen@ualberta.ca


Outline: This course will cover the
following material 1. Introduction (3 lectures) 2. Reaction Kinetics (3 lectures), [J. Keener, J. Sneyd]
3.
Sojourn Time Analysis (6 lectures), [H. Thieme] 4.
Models for Radiation Treatment of Cancer (4 lectures) 5. Spatially Explicit Population Models using ReactionDiffusion Equations (4 lectures)
6. Pattern Formation (4 lectures)
Prerequisites:
Some basic knowledge on PDE’s.
Research
Project: Each
student will be given a research project to work on during the entire
term.
Grading: Homework assignments 20 %, there will be irregular homework assignments. Midterm: research proposal and project
presentation: 30%, Final project manuscript and presentation: 50% 

Textbook(s): (no textbooks are required)


