What is Modeling?
The Steps in Building a Model.
The Difference Between Building a Model and Using a Model.
Why Model Biological Systems?
Review of Software.
Concepts and Tools of Modeling:
Building Models in Sections.
Techniques and Tools to Facilitate Model Development.
Strategies for Modeling Biological Systems:
Experimental Design and Data Collection.
Starting Modeling and Developing a Model.
Rejecting Hypotheses and Accepting a Model.
Multiple Studies Analysis.
Information in the Model.
Errors in Compartmental Modeling.
Testing Robustness: Sensitivity, Identifiability, and Stability.
Evaluating and Using Published Models:
Why Use a Published Model?
Reviewing and Summarizing Published Models.
The Model Translation Process.
Verification and Validation.
Using the Model.
A Library of Models.