PIMS Mathematical Biology Seminar Series


Date Speaker/Topic

Monday, Jan. 17

Dr. Kevin Hall
Laboratory of Biological Modeling
National Institutes of Health
Mathematical modeling of in vivo human energy metabolism and the regulation of body composition

Monday, Feb. 7

Dr. Thomas Hillen

Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

University of Alberta
Modeling with coupled systems and quiescent states

Monday, Feb. 28

Dr. Caroline Bampfylde
Wain International Travel Fellow
Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
University of Alberta
Mathematical modelling of rain forest regeneration dynamics: A case study in Sabah, Malaysia

Monday, Mar. 7

Mr. José Candelaria
Department of Mathematics
University of Iowa
Construction and analysis of two habitat specific dispersal models

Monday, Mar. 14

Dr. Erik Noonburg
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Alberta
Cervus elaphus, quo vadis? A game theoretic approach to modeling elk movement patterns in Yellowstone National Park

Monday, Mar. 21

Dr. Cailin Xu
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Alberta
Seasonality and population cycles: forced prey growth or forced functional response?

Monday, April 4

Ms. Elaine Beltaos
Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
University of Alberta
DNA strands and knots

Monday, April 11

Dr. Javier Gamarra
Department of Natural Resources
Cornell University
Critical foraging in fragmented fractal landscapes
(Renewable Resources Seminar)

Monday, Apr. 11

Dr. Steve Cantrell
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
University of Miami
Reversals of competitive dominance in ecological reserves via external habitat degradation

 
Date

Speaker/Topic

Monday, Sept 27

Mr. Gustavo Carrero
Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
University of Alberta
Modelling the compartmentalization of splicing factors

Monday, Oct. 4

Dr. Joanna Renclawowicz
PIMS PDF
University of Alberta and University of Victoria
Traveling waves and spread rate for West Nile virus model

Tuesday, Oct. 12

Dr. Roger Nisbet
PIMS Distinguished Visitor

Department of Biological Sciences
University of California
Population Dynamics with Unidirectional Flow

(Partially funded by PIMS)

Friday, Oct. 15

Dr. Roger Nisbet
PIMS Distinguished Visitor

Department of Biological Sciences
University of California
Ecological Indicators

Ecology (Biology 631) Seminar Series
(Partially funded by PIMS)

Monday, Oct. 18

Mr. Petro Babak
Department of Renewable Resources

University of Alberta
Dynamics of group formation in collective motion of organisms

Monday, Oct. 25

Dr. Tom Robbins
University of Utah and University of Alberta
Biological invasions in heterogeneous environments

Monday, Nov. 1

Dr. Eric Cytrynbaum
Department of Mathematics
University of British Columbia
An experimental and theoretical study of the forces involved in mitotic spindle formation
(Partially funded by PIMS)

Monday, Nov. 8

Dr. Gary de Young
Department of Mathematics
King's University College
The De Young-Keizer model for Calcium Oscillations

Monday, Nov. 15

Dr. Karl P. Hadeler
Lehrstuhl fur Biomathematik
University of Tubingen
Persistence of fungal endophytes in grass populations
(Partially funded by PIMS)

Monday, Nov. 22

Dr. Marjorie Wonham
Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
University of Alberta
Temporal increases in biological invasions: using models to distinguish among mechanisms

Monday, Nov. 29

Mr. Piotr Weclaw
Department of Renewable Resources
University of Alberta
Practical application of a computer simulation model in ecological conservation

Wednesday, Dec.1

Dr. Jorge Velasco-Hernandez
Program of Applied Mathematics and Informatics
Mexican Petroleum Institute
Modeling biofilm structure and growth dynamics
(Special Joint lecture with DE and Dynamics Seminar)

Friday, Dec.3

Dr. Markus Owen
Division of Applied Mathematics
University of Nottingham
Multiphase models for macrophage chemotaxis and cancer immunotherapy
(Special AMI lecture)

Monday, Dec.6

Dr. Abba Gumel
Institute of Industrial Mathematical Sciences
University of Manitoba
Mathematical approaches for assessing potential impact of HIV vaccines
(Partially funded by PIMS)

PIMS-MITACS Mathematical Biology Seminar Series

For more information, contact Thomas Hillen
(thillen@ualberta.ca, 492-3395)

 

 

 

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