Mathematical Biology Journal Club
The purpose of the journal club is to introduce beginning graduate
students in Mathematical Biology to research through investigating and
presenting some of the basic and classic papers in the field.
We will have two groups this year: journal club for first
year graduate students (JCI) which will primarily focus on classic papers;
and journal club for second year graduate
students (JCII) will focus on current research by local faculty.
For more information contact
Brynja Kohler or Bob (B-Dawg) Guy.
Spring Semester, 2003
Wednesdays 4:15 pm
6960 section 2, class # 6712
Register for 1 credit hour only.
Many of our readings may go along with the course:
'Mathematical Biology II', however, you are free to choose appropriate
topics and papers of your own as well.
Wednesday, January 22:
PRESENTATION BY WILL NESSE!
R. Fitzhugh. (1961). Impulses and physiological states in theoretical
models of nerve membrane. Biophysical Journal. Volume 1.
Wednesday, February 5:
Casas J. and Djemai, I. Canopy architecture and multitrophic interactions.
Chapter 8, in Multitrophic Level Interactions. Tscharntke, T. and
eds. Cambridge Press. 2002.
PRESENTATION BY BILL KOPPELMAN!
Wednesday, February 19:
Fogelson, A.L. and Kuharsky, A.L.(1998). Membrane binding-site
denxity can modulate
activation thresholds in enzyme systems.
J. Theor. Biol. . Vol. 193, 1-18.
PRESENTATION BY JOHN ZOBITZ!
Wednesday, March 5:
M. Kirkpatrick and N.H. Barton. (1997)
Evolution of a Species' Range.
American Naturalist. Vol. 150. No. 1 pp. 1-23.
PRESENTATION BY COLBY TANNER!
Wednesday, March 26:
B. Ermentrout and M. Lewis. (1997)
Pattern Formation in Systems with One Spatially Distributed Species.
Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. Vol. 59. No. 3 pp. 533-549.
PRESENTATION BY AARON McDONALD!
Wednesday, April 9:
No reading... research presentations.
PRESENTATION BY WILL NESSE and AARON McDONALD!
Wednesday, April 23:
Wednesday, January 29:
PRESENTATION BY LIZ DOMAN!
Peskin, C.S. (1977). Numerical Analysis of Blood Flow in the Heart.
of Comutational Physics. Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 220-252
Wednesday, February 12:
PRESENTATION BY MEAGAN McNULTY!
Bell, G.I. (1973). Predator-prey equations simulating an immune response.
Mathematical Biosciences. Vol. 16, pp. 291-314
Wednesday, February 26:
PRESENTATION BY SHAWN HARRISON!
Keener, J.P. (1983). Oscillatory Coexistence in the Chemostat: A Codimension
SIAM J Appl Math. Vol. 43, No. 5. pp. 1005-1018
Wednesday, March 12:
PRESENTATION BY ROBERT THORN!
F. R. Adler and R. Karban. (1994).
Defended Frotresses or Moving Targets? Another Model of Inducible Defenses
Inspired by Military Metaphors.
American Naturalist. Vol. 144, No. 5. pp. 813-832