More Math and Computer Science

"Why do I need math to major in biology?!"

Integrate Math into Biology Curriculum

Utilize Math to Understand Biology Better

Collaborate with Math/CS Faculty (Davidson College, Wesleyan University, Wheaton College, Wofford College, Hope College)

Math Minutes

Begin with DNA microarray fold change data.

Log transform data to equalize scale.

Calculate correlation coefficients for all pairs of genes.

Cluster genes based on similarities of expression patters.

Display data graphically.

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