7.32/7.81J/8.591J
Systems Biology

'modeling biological networks'
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Fall 2009

Lectures
(Alexander van Oudenaarden)

TR 1 - 2:30 PM
Rm. 4-163

Recitations
(Jialing Li & Bernardo Pando)

W 4 - 5 PM
Rm. 26-204

Office Hours: M 4 - 6 PM / W 5 - 6 PM
Rm. 68-377

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The final problem set has been posted

(due 12/10/09 in class or
before 3 PM in Rm. 68-371)

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Course material:

Part I: Systems Microbiology
'The cell as a well-stirred bioreactor'

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  • R4 - W 10/07/09 Stability analysis and eigenvalues

  • R7 - W 10/28/09 Problem Set #3 support

  • L14 - R 10/29/09 Stochastic chemical kinetics cont.
    same notes as L13 (L13_notes.pdf)

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Part II: Cell Systems Biology
'The importance of diffusion and gradients for cellular regulation'

  • L17 - T 11/10/09 Local excitation, global inhibition theory cont.
    L17_slides.pdf

  • R9 - W 11/11/09 no recitation (Veteran's day)

  • L19 - T 11/17/09 Rapid pole-to-pole oscillations in E. coli cont.
    L19_slides.pdf

  • Problem Set #5 (due 12/01/09)
    PS5.pdf

  • R10 - W 11/18/09 Traveling waves in reaction-diffusion systems

  • L20 - R 11/19/09 Models for eukaryotic gradient sensing
    L20_slides.pdf

  • R11 - W 11/25/09 Problem Set #5 support

  • R 11/26/09 no class (Thanksgiving day)

  • L22 - T 12/01/09 Modeling cytoskeleton dynamics cont.
    same slides as L21 (L21_slides.pdf)

  • R12 - W 12/02/09 Modeling microtubule dynamics

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Part III:
Developmental Systems Biology
'Building an organism starting from a single cell'

  • R13 - W 12/09/09 Final problem set support

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