Weekly Mathematical Biology Seminar

Spring 2005 semester (usually) Wednesdays at 3:05pm, LCB 215

Date Speaker

Monday
January 10
LCB 225

Samuel Isaacson, Courant Institute, NYU
"Incorporating Diffusion in Complex Geometries into Stochastic Chemical Kinetics Simulations" (abstract)


Wednesday
January 12

Daniel Forger, Courant Institute, NYU
"Math Matters in Biological Timekeeping" (abstract)


Special Colloquium
Tuesday
January 18
JWB 335

Gheorge Craciun, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
"Multiple Equilibria in Biochemical Reaction Networks" (abstract)


Wednesday
January 19

Gheorge Craciun, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
"Mathematical Models of Neurofilament Transport in Axons" (abstract)


Tuesday
January 25
LCB 222

Peter Dodds, Sociology Department, Columbia University
"Models of Social and Biological Contagion: are Puma shoes some kind of virus?" (abstract)


Wednesday
February 2

Miguel Dumett, University of Southern California
"Estimation of alcohol concentration from skin measurements" (abstract)


Monday
February 7

Drew LaMar, University of Texas
"Human Acoustics: From the Vocal Chords to the Inner Ear" (abstract)


Wednesday
February 9

Alla Borisyuk, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
"Representations of odor mixtures and learning in insect olfactory system" (abstract)


Special Colloquium
Thursday
February 10
JWB 335

Alla Borisyuk, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
"TBA" (abstract)


Friday
February 11

Boyce Griffith, Courant Institute
"Computational methods for modeling cardiac physiology: A parallel and adaptive version of the immersed boundary method, and bidomain simulations of electrical conduction in murine ventricular tissue" (abstract)


Wednesday
February 16

Mariel Vazquez, UC Berkeley
"Using graph theory to analyze chromosome aberrations" (abstract)


Special Colloquium
Thursday
February 17
JWB 335

Mariel Vazquez, UC Berkeley
"Topological analysis of enzymatic actions: site-specific recombinases and topoisomerases" (abstract)


Wednesday
February 23

Jonathon Forde, University of Michigan
"A Predator-Prey Interaction Model with Delays" (abstract)


Wednesday
March 2

Masaki Yoshigi, Huntsman Cancer Institute
" Mechanical Stress and The Actin Cytoskeleton - How computational analyses help cell biologists" (abstract)


Wednesday
March 9

Don Blumenthal, Pharmacology & Toxicology , University of Utah
" The Role of Protein Kinase A in Cardiac Function and Dysfunction: Opportunities for applying computational biology to an important biomedical system" (abstract)


Wednesday
March 23

Michael Buice
Mathematics Deparatment, University of Chicago
"Stochastic Neural Field Theory" (abstract)


Wednesday
March 30

Stan Williams , Biology Dept., University of Utah
"Two beats per measure in cyanobacterial gene expression rhythms" (abstract)


Wednesday
April 6

Carl Wittwer
Pathology Department, University of Utah
"The mathematics of real-time PCR and melting analysis" (abstract)


Wednesday
April 13



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Wednesday
April 20

David Goulet
Caltech
"Mathematical Models of Vulval Development in C.elegans" (abstract)


Wednesday
April 27

Pie Pizza Party!!!
3:00pm, 3rd floor LCB


Thursday
June 16
2:00 pm, LCB 225

Michael Reed
Duke University
"Probability Theory & Neurobiology" (abstract)


Friday
June 17
1:00 pm, LCB 225

Michael Reed
Duke University
"Mathematics, Folate and Methionine Metabolism, and Public Health" (abstract)


 


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