### Course Syllabus (PDF file)

### Course Syllabus (Web page)

### Grading Scale (text)

### Initial Notes to Students

### NOTE: Extra Mini Examination to be given on November 4

Assignment1 (Due Aug. 26)

Assignment2 (Due Sept. 2)

Assignment3 (Due Sept. 2)

Assignment4 (Due Sept. 9)

Assignment5 (Due Sept. 9)

Assignment6 (Due Sept. 16)

Assignment7 (Due Sept. 23)

Assignment8 (Due Sept. 30)

Assignment9 (Due Sept. 30)

Assignment10 (Due Oct. 7)

Assignment11 (Due Oct. 7)

Assignment12 (Due Oct. 14)

Assignment13 (Due Oct. 21)

Assignment14 (Due Oct. 28)

Assignment15 (Due Nov. 4)

Assignment16 (Due Nov. 11)

Assignment17 (Due Nov. 11)

Project #4 using Matlab(Due Nov. 18)

Assignment18 (Due Nov. 24)

Assignment19 (Due Nov. 24)

Assignment20 (Due Dec. 2)

** MATLAB Files **

Quick Intro to Matlab (PDF file)

Longer Matlab Primer (PDF file 213KB)

Online Matlab tutorial from Univ of Utah (PDF file 213KB)

Listing of Matlab files for this course sequence and codes (Web page)

** Some Lecture notes **

Introduction to Biological Data Analysis and Statistics

Basic Descriptive Statistics

Constructing Histograms and Regressions

Linear Data Analysis and Correlations

Exponential, Logarithms, Allometry and Plotting on Log Scale

Logarithmic Graphs and Allometry (PDF file from Scott Duke-Sylvester)

Introduction to Theory and Modeling in Biology (PDF file)

Introduction to Matrices and Modeling

Introduction to Eigenectors and Eigenvalues

Main facts about Eigenectors and Eigenvalues and Introduction to Compartment Models

Chance, Determinism and Biology: Introduction

Discrete-Time Models in Biology

** References cited in lectures **

List of papers mentioned in lectures as examples of applications of math to life sciences

** Tutorial help **

Math Department Tutorial Center Home page

Registration form for UTK Library Workshops including ones on the Web of Science and Biological Abstracts use

** Web resources related to mathematics and biology **

Society for Mathematical Biology

Modules applying elementary mathematics to various topics in Geberal Biology

Resources for Mathematics Education for Biology Students

UTK Mathematical Life Sciences Page for Education

How does Biology affect Mathematics? (Essay for Mathematics Awareness Month Home Page)

Mathematics and Ecology (Essay for Mathematics Awareness Month Home Page)

Exercises in Data Analysis - use of means, variances, histograms in analyzing body parts, peas in pods, etc. from Joel Levine and Thomas B. Roos at Dartmouth