Biomathematics. Instructor: Dr. Ranjith Padinhateeri, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Bombay. This course deals with various mathematical methods used in life sciences. Topics covered in this course include Graphs and functions, Derivative of a function, Techniques of differentiation, Differentiation and its application in Biology, Finding maxima and minima, Plotting functions, Integrals, Techniques of Integration, Scalars and vectors, Differential equations, Nernst equation, Diffusion equation, Mean-square displacement, Einstein relation, Probability and Statistics, Distribution functions, Uniform distribution, Poisson distributions, Fitting a function to experimental data, Fourier series, Fourier transform, Discussion of the use of Fourier transformation in X-ray crystallography, Statistical thermodynamics, Flexible proteins - size and conformations, Polymerization dynamics, Molecular motor motion, Bending and looping of DNA, and Protein organization along DNA. (from nptel.ac.in)
Instructor: Dr. Ranjith Padinhateeri, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Bombay. This course deals with various mathematical methods used in life sciences.