Weekly Mathematical Biology Seminar

Spring 2008 semester (usually) Wednesdays at 3:05pm, LCB 215

Date Speaker

Friday
January 11
LCB 225

German Enciso, Harvard University
Motion in the right direction: a model of direction selectivity in the retina (abstract)

Monday
January 14
LCB 225

Patrick Shipman, University of Maryland
Phyllotaxis: Cooperation and Competition between Mechanical and Biochemical Processes (abstract)

Wednesday
January 16

Joel Tabak, Florida State University
Fast potassium currents can stimulate calcium influx and hormone secretion in pituitary cells (abstract)

Friday
January 18
LCB 225

Justin Kao , Northwestern University
Resonant rupture of thin films and particle capture by freezing fronts (abstract)

Wednesday
January 23

Dr Keiichi Ueda, RIMS Kyoto University, Japan
Pulse dynamics in heterogeneous media (abstract)

Friday
January 25
LCB 225

Roy Wright, University of California, Davis
Mathematical Methods for Connecting Ecological Scales (abstract)

3:30 pm, Tuesday
January 29
LCB 219

Julia Arciero, University of Arizona
A theoretical model for metabolic regulation of blood flow (abstract)

Friday
February 1
LCB 225

Elizabeth Bouzarth, University of North Carolina
Modeling Biologically Inspired Fluid Flow Using Regularized Singularities and Spectral Deferred Corrections(abstract)

Monday
February 4
LCB 219

Angela Reynolds, University of Pittsburgh
Mathematical Models of Acute Inflammation (abstract)

3:30 pm, Monday
February 11
LCB 219

John Mayberry, USC
Stochastic Integrate-and-Fire Models: A Spectral Approach(abstract)

Wednesday
February 13


Kevin Lin, University of Arizona
Reliability of coupled oscillators (abstract)

Friday
February 15


Lingxing Yao, University of North Carolina
(abstract)

Tuesday, 3:05pm
February 19
LCB 219

Andrea Barreiro, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bifurcation Theory for a Model of the Oculomotor Neural Integrator(abstract)

Wednesday
February 27


Recruting Weekend Organizational Meeting

Wednesday
March 5

CANCELLED Catherine Beauchemin, Ryerson University
Theoretical modelling of influenza viral infections (abstract)

Wednesday
March 12

C. G. Farmer, Biology, University of Utah
Can Mathematical Models Help Elucidate the History of the Vertebrate Lung?(abstract)

Wednesday
March 19

Spring Break, No talk today
(abstract)

Wednesday
March 26

Alisa Wolberg, UNC
Role of Surface-Driven Thrombin Generation on Fibrin Clot Structure and Stability (abstract)

Friday
April 4

Dan Gillespie, Gillespie Consultants
"The Slow-Scale Stochastic Simulation Algorithm" (abstract)

Monday
April 7
LCB 219 @ 3:30 pm

Dr. Joseph Stover, University of Arizona
(abstract)

Wednesday
April 9

Dr. Arthur Sherman, NIH
The Dual Oscillator Model for Calcium and Metabolism in Pancreatic Beta Cells (abstract)

2pm Friday, April 11
AEB 310

Dr. Connie Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology
Tissue factor bearing microparticles and biomaterial thrombogenicity (abstract)

Wednesday
April 16

Sharon Crook, Arizona State University
Modeling activity-dependent changes in dendritic spine structure (abstract)

Wednesday
April 23

Arjun Raj, MIT
Stochastic gene expression and cell fate--or, why are identical twins so identical? (abstract)

Wednesday, April 30
3:05 pm, LCB 323

Mark Zajac, U Conn
Depolymerization can drive Nematode Spermatozoon Crawling (abstract)

Wednesday
May 28

Siv Sivaloganathan, Waterloo
"Biomechanics of soft tissues and transcapillary filtration" (abstract)

 


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