# Van Oudenaarden Lab:JT:06S Courses

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Intensive analysis of historical and current developments in cancer biology. Topics include principles of transformation, viral and cellular oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes, tumor-cell growth, apoptosis, principles of cancer biology, and cancer genetics. | Intensive analysis of historical and current developments in cancer biology. Topics include principles of transformation, viral and cellular oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes, tumor-cell growth, apoptosis, principles of cancer biology, and cancer genetics. | ||

R. Weinberg, J. Lees | R. Weinberg, J. Lees | ||

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+ | * 18.175 Theory of Probability | ||

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+ | [http://www-math.mit.edu/%7Epanchenk/class175/class175.htm course web] | ||

+ | Lecture: MWF10 (2-255) | ||

+ | Laws of large numbers and central limit theorems for sums of independent random variables, conditioning and martingales, Brownian motion and elements of diffusion theory. | ||

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+ | * 18.366 Random Walks and Diffusion | ||

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+ | [http://math.mit.edu/18.366/ course web] | ||

+ | Mathematical modeling of diffusion phenomena: Central limit theorems, the continuum limit, Fokker-Planck equation, first passage, persistence and self avoidance, continuous-time random walks, Levy flights, random environments, advection-diffusion, nonlinear diffusion, conformal mapping. Applications include polymers, turbulence, fractal growth, granular flow, and financial derivatives. |

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## Biology Related

- 7.82 Topics of Mammalian Development and Genetics

Lecture: T1-4 (Whitehead-7TH) Seminar covering embryologic, molecular, and genetic approaches to development in mice and humans. Topics include preimplantation development; gastrulation; embryonic stem cells, gene targeting and nuclear cloning; genomic imprinting; X-inactivation; sex determination; germ cells; association and linkage analysis. R. Jaenisch, D. Page

Lecture: R4-6 (Whitehead-7TH) Intensive analysis of historical and current developments in cancer biology. Topics include principles of transformation, viral and cellular oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes, tumor-cell growth, apoptosis, principles of cancer biology, and cancer genetics. R. Weinberg, J. Lees

## Math

- 18.175 Theory of Probability

course web Lecture: MWF10 (2-255) Laws of large numbers and central limit theorems for sums of independent random variables, conditioning and martingales, Brownian motion and elements of diffusion theory.

- 18.366 Random Walks and Diffusion

course web Mathematical modeling of diffusion phenomena: Central limit theorems, the continuum limit, Fokker-Planck equation, first passage, persistence and self avoidance, continuous-time random walks, Levy flights, random environments, advection-diffusion, nonlinear diffusion, conformal mapping. Applications include polymers, turbulence, fractal growth, granular flow, and financial derivatives.