Weekly Mathematical Biology Seminar

Spring 2009 semester (usually) Wednesdays at 3:05pm, LCB 215

Date Speaker

January 14

First week of Class, no seminar today

September 3

Peter Kim, Department of Mathematics
Questioning the T cell proliferation program (abstract)

January 28

Berton Earnshaw, Math. Dept.
Global asymptotic stability of solutions of nonautonomous master equations (abstract)

February 4

Jared Barber, University of Arizona
Simulated two-dimensional motion and deformation of red blood cells in branching capillaries (abstract)

February 6
Joint Math Biology/Applied Math Seminar

Sarthok Sircar, University of South Carolina
"Orientational dynamics of biaxial liquid crystals" (abstract)

February 11
Joint Math Biology/Applied Math Seminar

Margaret Beck, Boston University
"Electrical waves in a one-dimensional model of cardiac tissue" (abstract)

February 12
10 am AEB 360

Brandon Chabaud, University of Minnesota
"Modelling and analysis of polymer gel dynamics" (abstract)

February 18
Joint Math Biology/Applied Math Seminar

Pak-Wing Fok, Caltech
Acceleration of DNA repair by charge transport: stochastic analysis and deterministic models. (abstract)

February 25

David Krizaj, Ph.D. Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Utah
"Spatial and temporal regulation of intracellular calcium in photoreceptors" (abstract)

March 4

Carina Curto, NYU
Stimulus space topology and geometry from neural activity (abstract)

March 10
3:30 pm LCB 215

Richard Bertram, Florida State University
Using Mathematical Modeling and Experiments to Understand the Mechanism of Pulsatile Insulin Secretion (abstract)

March 11

Lindsey Hutt-Fletcher, LSU
Epstein-Barr virus: B cells, epithelial cells and the cycle of persistence (abstract)

March 25

Damon Toth, Math. Dept.
Investigating causes of seasonality of infectious diseases (abstract)

April 1

Fernando Fernandez, Bioengineering, University of Utah
Reduction of Spike Afterdepolarization by Increased Leak Conductance Alters Interspike Interval Variability (abstract)

April 8

Scott Nuismer, University of Idaho
Predicting correlations between traits of coevolving species (abstract)

April 15

Math Biology Town Meeting

April 22

Carson Chow, NIH
Kinetic Theory of Coupled Oscillators (abstract)

April 29

Julie Hollien, Biology Department, University of Utah
mRNA degradation and how cells cope with stress (abstract)

May 13

Ulrik Nielsen, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
A systems biology approach to developing targeted therapies (abstract)


Other Seminars of Interest

UBC Math Biology Seminar




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