Weekly Mathematical Biology Seminar

Spring 2016 semester (usually) Wednesdays at 3:05pm, in LCB 215

Date Speaker
January 13 ...
January 20 ...
January 27 ...
February 3 ...
February 10 Michael Cortez, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Utah State University
"Eco-evolutionary predator-prey dynamics: Using fast-slow dynamical systems theory to identify how (co)evolution alters population cycles?"
February 17 Ignacio Rodriguez-Brenes, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
"Evolutionary dynamics of cancer in hierarchically organized tissues"
February 24 ...
March 2 Michelle Mendoza, Department of Oncological Sciences, University of Utah
"Understanding the controls behind cell motility dynamics"
March 9 ...
March 16 Spring Break
March 23 David Temme, Department of Biology, University of Utah
"Why I can't explain biology without mathematics"
March 30 Juan Carlos del Álamo, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego
"Measuring mechanical forces exerted by cells: to 3D and beyond"
April 6 Tom Alberts, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
"The Bak-Sneppen Model of Biological Evolution"
April 13 ...
April 15 (Friday) Joint Math Biology/Stochastics Seminar at 3pm in LCB 219
Stewart Ethier, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
"A population genetics interpretation of the two-parameter Poisson-Dirichlet distribution"
April 19 (Tuesday) Special Mathbio Seminar at 3:05pm in LCB 219
Ben Fogelson, Courant Institute, New York University
"Force scaling and symmetry breaking in a simple model of cell contraction and adhesion"
April 20 Martin McMahon, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah
"Qualitative and quantitative aspects of the response of cells to signal pathway activation and response to pathway-targeted cancer therapy"
April 25 (Monday) Special Mathbio Seminar at 3:05pm in LCB 219
Stanislav Y. Shvartsman, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University
"Complex structures from cell sheets"
Laboratory Focus
April 27
(LCB 219)
Robert Marc, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
"Analyzing High Resolution Retinal Connectomes"
May 2 (Monday) Special Mathbio Seminar at 3:05pm in LCB 219
Sasha Panfilov, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Gent University
"Mechanisms of ventricular fibrillation obtained using anatomically accurate modeling"
May 4 ...

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UBC Math Biology Seminar




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