Biomathematics (PhD)

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Degree Requirements

Students may choose from the degree tracks below to complete coursework within a focus area.

Degrees earned will be distributed as: "Doctor of Philosophy in Biomathematics" without track specifications.

Required Courses15
Biomathematics I
Biomathematics II
Stochastic Modeling
Partial Differential Equation Modeling in Biology
Seminar 1
Biological Sciences Courses9
"Biological Science Courses" will be approved in conjunction with the academic committee 2
Statistics Courses3-6
Required "Statistics Courses" will be approved in conjunction with the academic committee – see "Statistic Course Options" listed below
Mathematical Science Courses9
"Mathematical Science Courses" will be approved in conjunction with the academic committee
Focus Area Track15
See "Focus Area Tracks" 3
Total Hours51-54

Statistic Course Options

Option 1

ST 511Statistical Methods For Researchers I3
ST 512Statistical Methods For Researchers II 3
Total Hours6

Option 2 

Option Two
ST 512Statistical Methods For Researchers II (R)3
Total Hours3

Focus Track Areas

Biological Sciences

Select five courses, minimum of one form each of the following:15
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Genetics and Development
Biophysical and Biomedical Sciences and Physiology
Ecology and Evolution
Total Hours15

Mathematical Methods 

Select five courses in the following or co-major:15
Mathematics
Statistics
Operations Research
Computer Studies
Total Hours15

Faculty

Full Professors

  • Kevin Gross
  • Mansoor Abbas Haider
  • Carol K. Hall
  • Jason M. Haugh
  • George R. Hess
  • Alun L. Lloyd
  • Sharon R. Lubkin
  • Spencer V. Muse
  • Mette Olufsen
  • Brian J. Reich
  • Seth M. Sullivant
  • Jeffrey L. Thorne
  • Hien Trong Tran
  • Zhaobang Zeng

Associate Professors

  • Randall Brian Langerhans
  • Cristina Lanzas
  • Charles Eugene Smith
  • Rosangela Sozzani

Assistant Professors

  • Belinda Sena Akpa
  • Kevin Bryant Flores
  • David Alan Rasmussen

Emeritus Faculty

  • William Reid Atchley
  • John William Bishir
  • Marlene L. Hauck
  • Gail G. McRae
  • Kenneth Hugh Pollock
  • Jim E. Riviere
  • Henry E. Schaffer
  • James Francis Selgrade
  • Ronald Edwin Stinner

Adjunct Faculty

  • John Edward Banks
  • Georgiy Bobashev
  • Brian Ernest Carlson
  • James W. Gilliam
  • Nicholas M. Haddad
  • Thomas D. Husmeier
  • Julia S. Kimbell
  • W. Owen McMillan III
  • Suzanne Marie Lenhart
  • Johnny T. Ottesen
  • Eric A. Stone