Course Information for Fall 2009
Time: MWF 10:00-10:50
Place: Roberts 221
Prof. Stephanie R. Taylor (
Office: Roberts 224D
Email: s r taylor _at_ colby _dot_ edu
Office hours: M 12-2, T 2-4, F 1-3
An introduction to systems biology - the process of biological discovery through the development and analysis of mathematical models. Topics include developing and using computational methods to build, simulate, and analyze models. Students will be given weekly exercises to reinforce concepts discussed in class, the textbook, and journal articles.
Uri Alon, An Introduction to Systems Biology: Design Principles of Biological Circuits, Chapman & Hall/CRC.
- Clarkson's MATLAB Tutorial
- The Medical Biochemistry Page - a page containing accessible descriptions of various aspects of medical biochemstry.
- NCBI's Bookshelf's searchable version of Molecular Biology of the Cell 4/e - on-line version of a classic textbook (note that this is not the most recent edition)
- SystemsBiology.org - a portal site for systems biology
- ICSB 2009 - the International Conference on Systems Biology
- Molecular Systems Biology - Nature's open access journal on molecular systems biology (this contains some great articles)
- BioModels.net - a database of mathematical models of biological systems
- systems biology @ nature.com Nature's Systems Biology website
- SBML . org - website for the Systems Biology Markup Language
- SBGN . org - website for the Systems Biology Graphical Notation
- MATLAB - the commercial programming environment frequently used for numerical computing
- SciLab - A free Matlab-like software package