Cell Simulation

Rich Cooper richcooper1 at mindspring.com
Mon Oct 30 11:34:21 EST 2000

Petr Kuzmic wrote

> It's probably hard to find a publication that is read and understood
> both by mathematicians and by biologists / biochemists.  Some time ago,
> I used to read a very interesting journal called "Mathematical
> Biosciences". It is published by Elsevier:
> http://www.elsevier.nl/inca/publications/store/5/0/5/7/7/7/
> If I remember correctly, the journal was started by Richard Bellman who
> was involved in many areas of mathematics but (unless I am confusing him
> with somebody else) he also had a strong interest in the biological
> sciences.  I used to read his papers on global identifiability analysis
> and other scary stuff.

Yes, interesting combination.  I saw an article on genetic predisposition
to HIV; apparently three mutant genes give different susceptibility to
infection, and heterzygous combinations are more susceptible than
homozygous ones.  Lots of other articles in the online issues, but not
too many on genetic studies like that one.

Thanks again for the url.

> In general, if you have a brand new approach to the mathematical
> analysis of cellular metabolism, one that has never been broached in the
> literature, my advice would be to hook up with some mathematically
> minded biologist(s) or biochemist(s) and work on this as a team.

Yes, that's the best course of action.  Do you have any mathematically
minded biologist or biochemist in mind?  I would very much like to
fit a team together to make this project effective.


> -- Petr
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