Gaoyang Fan

Third Year Math Biology PhD Student

Gaoyang Fan

Office:LCB 318
Dept. Phone: (801) 581-6851
Dept. Fax: (801) 581-4148

University of Utah
Department of Mathematics
155 S. 1400 E. JWB 233
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0090 USA

Gaoyang Fan (Bridget)


Research Interests

Quorum Sensing, Applied Dynamical Systems with Application in Gene Regulation and more...



  • G. Fan and P. C. Bressloff. Population Model of Quorum Sensing with Multiple Parallel Pathways. Bull Math Biol (2017): 1-28. PDF
  • G. Fan, B. Cummins and T. Gedeon,Convergence Properties of Posttranslationally Modified Protein–Protein Switching Networks with Fast Decay Rates, Bull Math Biol (2016) 78: 1077. doi:10.1007/s11538-016-0175-z PDF
  • C Xia, C Cochrane, J DeGuire, G Fan, E Holmes, M McGuirl, P Murphy, J Palmer, P Carter, L Slivinski, and B Sandstede. Lagrangian Data Assimilation in Traffic-flow Models. Physica D 346 (2017) 59–72. PDF
  • Under Review

  • G. Fan and P. C. Bressloff. Modeling the role of feedback in the adaptive response of bacterial quorum sensing.


    • 2018 Spring: Math 1180 - Sec. 2&3 Calculus for Biologists II (R Lab TA)
    • 2017 Fall: Math 1170 - Sec. 2&3 Calculus for Biologists I (R Lab TA)
    • 2016 Fall: Math 1080 - Sec. 3 Pre-Calculus (Course Instructor)
    • 2016 Spring: Math 1320 - Sec. 10&11 Engineering Calculus II (Lab TA)
    • 2015 Fall: Math 1310 - Sec. 13&14 Engineering Calculus I (Lab TA)