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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 9.53 (Spring 2000) 
  • Course Title:
  • Cellular and Molecular Computation 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Brain and Cognitive Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Sebastian Seung

  • Course Introduction:

  • 9.530 Cellular and Molecular Computation

    Spring 2000

    Course Highlights

    This course is devoted to mathematical tools for analyzing and engineering the dynamical behaviors of such biochemical networks. This web site contains an extensive reading list, and sample assignments. The related resources will allow you to further explore cellular and molecular computation.

    Course Description

    Life as an emergent property of networks of chemical reactions involving proteins and nucleic acids. Mathematical theories of metabolism, gene regulation, signal transduction, chemotaxis, excitability, motility, mitosis, development, and immunity. Applications to directed molecular evolution, DNA computing, and metabolic and genetic engineering.


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