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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== Math ==
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* 18.175 Theory of Probability
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[http://www-math.mit.edu/%7Epanchenk/class175/class175.htm  course web]
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Lecture: MWF10 (2-255)
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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]
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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.

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