An Invitation to Biomathematics (Textbook and Manual Set)

An Invitation to Biomathematics (Textbook and Manual Set)

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Essential for all biology and biomathematics courses, this textbook provides students with a fresh perspective of quantitative techniques in biology in a field where virtually any advance in the life sciences requires a sophisticated mathematical approach. An "Invitation to Biomathematics", expertly written by a team of experienced educators, offers students a solid understanding of solving biological problems with mathematical applications. Biological coverage includes: ecology, genetics, molecular biology, microbiology, toxicology, physiology, endocrinology, and cell biology. This textbook also includes a laboratory manual that enables students to truly experience advancements made in biology through mathematical models by containing computer-based hands-on laboratory projects with emphasis on model development, model validation, and model refinement. It includes a laboratory manual for hands-on, computer-assisted projects based on material covered in the text. It provides a complete guide for development of quantification skills crucial for applying mathematical methods to biological problems.
It contains more than 120 well-known examples from across disciplines in the life sciences with modern biomedical research. It explains how to use data sets or dynamical processes to build mathematical models. It contains extensive illustrative materials. It is written in clear and easy-to-follow language without assuming a background in math or biology. It offers students in mathematics an understanding of how their studies are applied to the Life Sciences.
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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123740290
  • 9780123740298

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