PIMS Mathematical Biology Seminar Series


Winter 2008

Date
Time & Location

Speaker and Title 

Jan 14
3:00 pm
657 CAB
German Encisco, Special Talk
Dept of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
Switches, oscillations, and the dynamics of monotone dynamical systems
Jan 17 (Thurs)
2:00 pm
657 CAB

Anmar Khadra
, Special Talk
Dept of Mathematics, U. of British Columbia
Part 1: Modeling the Pulsatile Secretion of Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) by Synchronized GnRH Neurons
Part 2: Low Avidity Versus High Avidity T-Cells: Their Role in the Progression & Treatment of T1D 2
Jan 21
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Daniel Coombs
, Special Talk
Dept of Mathematics, U. of British Columbia
Mathematical approaches to understanding T cell activation by specific antigen
Jan 28
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Rafael Meza
, Special Talk
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, Washington
Mathematical Modeling of Colon Carcinogenesis
Feb 1
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Adriana Dawes
, Special Talk
Center for Cell Dynamics, University of Washington
Mathematical modelling of intracellular polarization
Feb 4
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Subhash Lele

University of Alberta
Data cloning: easy maximum likelihood estimation for complex ecological models using Bayesian Markov chain Monte Carlo methods
Feb 11
3:00 pm
281 CAB

Gustavo Carrero

Athabasca University
Mathematical analysis of FRAP data reveals a differential response of histone H1 variants to the anticancer drug TSA
Feb 25
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Petro Babak

University of Alberta
The effect of wind on the propagation of forest fires
Mar 3
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Omer Dushek

University of British Columbia
Analysis of membrane-localized binding kinetics with FRAP
Mar 10
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Heiko Enderling

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
An in-silico model of early tumor development dynamics - implications for treatment design
Mar 17
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Lev Idels

Malaspina University College, Nanaimo
Mathematical Models of Marine Protected Areas
Mar 31
3:00 pm
657 CAB
Troy Day, Queens University
The Evolutionary Biology of Autoimmune Disease
Apr 1
3:30 p.m.
CAB 657

E.A.Johnson

University of Calgary
Joint AMI / PIMS MathBio Seminar
Connecting wildfire to tree population dynamics
Apr 7
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Amos Ben-Zvi 

University of Alberta
Identifiability and Control of Biological Systems
May 23
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Joint AMI / Math-Bio Seminar
Philippe Laurençot
Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Critical mass in a generalized Smoluchowski-Poisson system

Fall 2007

Date
Time & Location

Speaker and Title 

Sept 17
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Herb Freedman
University of Alberta
Persistence and extinction in a mathematical model of cell populations affected by radiation

Sept 24
3:00 pm
657 CAB
Youssef Belhamadia
Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta
Numerical modeling of moving interface involved in biomedical problems
Oct 1
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Thomas Hillen
University of Alberta
A user's guide to chemotaxis models

Oct 15
3:00 pm
657 CAB
Michael Sieber
University of Osnabrueck, Germany
Coherence resonance and pattern formation in an eco-epidemiological model with noise
Oct 22
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Maria-Rita D'Orsogna

California State University at Northridge
Patterns, stability and collapse for two-dimensional biological swarms
Oct 29
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Luca Giuggioli

Princeton
Anomalous diffusion in animal movements: theoretical models and data analysis
Nov 5
3:00 pm
657 CAB

David Campbell

Simon Fraser University
Estimating Parameters from Differential Equation Models
Nov 19
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Andrew Edwards

Pacific Biological Station, DFO Nanaimo
Revisiting Lévy flight search patterns of wandering albatrosses, bumblebees and deer

Nov 26
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Tomas de Camino Beck

University of Alberta
A user's guide to R0 (net reproductive rate)
Dec 3
3:00 pm
657 CAB

James Sneyd

University of Auckland
Mathematics may be the Queen, but Biology is her intimate friend
Dec 10
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Joel Miller

British Columbia Centre for Disease Control
Predicting the size and probability of epidemics on networks


Contact: Dr. Caroline Bampfylde
Centre for Mathematical Biology

Dept. of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
University of Alberta

cbampfylde@math.ualberta.ca : 780.492.0215

 

 

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