Quantifying Life: A Symbiosis of Computation, Mathematics, and Biology
Dmitry A. Kondrashov
The University of Chicago Press, 2016
This site is a venue for users of Quantifying Life, especially instructors teaching classes using the book, to share resources and teaching strategies, collaborate with other users, and provide feedback about their experiences using the book. The site is hosted by the QUBES (Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis) project.
The links across the top of this page provide the following functions:
Overview: Links to information about the book, and tips on using this site.
Members: See and contact members of the QUBES Quantifying Life Group. (Information on membership is below.)
Announcements: See and contribute announcements related to Quantifying Life.
Collections: Find, download, and contribute materials related to Quantifying Life such as lecture notes and other instructional materials.
Forum: Ask and answer questions related to specific parts of Quantifying Life, using R with the book, and other teaching issues.
Projects: Collaborate with other members on projects such as new teaching materials and models.
Wish list: Submit suggestions for improvements to the book or this site.
Most functions of this site are available only to members. We use membership to avoid spam and keep site content as focused and relevant as possible for those using W&S to teach classes (or themselves). Members also receive email notification when material is added to this site. To become a member, you must be a QUBESHub member (click here to register for the first time), and then join by clicking here.
Opportunities for faculty
QUBES, the biomathematics education project hosting this site, is also hosting "faculty mentoring networks" where faculty and expert mentors interact during the semester while faculty are teaching - discussing, sharing, and working together on a focused topic. Click here for information about networks on biomathematics education topics.