Department of Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics

MATHEMATICS (BIO) 214

Mathematical Applications in Biology and Medicine

Introduction to simple deterministic mathematical models in biology and medicine.  One species exponential and logistic population growth.  Models with age distrubition;  population projection.  Two species models;  phase plane and stability analysis.  Predator-prey;  Lotka-Volterra models.  Introduction to mathematical epidemiology.  Compartmental analysis;  SIR models.  Modelling metabolic processes.

For more information please contact:  Prof Ingrid Rewitzky, rewitzky@sun.ac.za or (021) 808 3289.