Welcome to Biomathematics at Amherst College!

Read about about our recent NSF grant and the goals of the project.

If you are an undergraduate interested in getting involved in biomathematics research, then please contact one of us!

Participating faculty:

Sheila Jaswal, Chemistry

  • The geometry behind protein stability
  • Kinetics of protein folding and unfolding
  • Modeling mass spectral profiles for protein hydrogen exchange


Tanya Leise, Applied Mathematics

  • Mathematical modeling of biological oscillators
  • Time-frequency analysis of circadian rhythms, using both behavioral and molecular measures

Amy Wagaman, Statistics

  • Invasion, disturbance and community dynamics
  • Kinetics of protein folding and unfolding
  • Modeling mass spectral profiles for protein hydrogen exchange

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