PIMS Mathematical Biology Seminar Series


Winter 2009
Date
Time & Location

Speaker and Title 

Jan 5
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Julien Arino
University of Manitoba

Special Talk
The spread of infectious diseases in the global air transportation network

Jan 12
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Pak-Wing Fok
California Institute of Technology

Special Talk
Search of DNA repair enzymes by a Charge Transport mechanism
Jan 19
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Peter Hinow
University of Minnesota
Special Talk
Analysis of a model for transfer phenomena in biological populations
Jan 26
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Hao Wang
Georgia Tech

Special Talk
Modeling and dynamics of trophic interactions with explicit consideration of light and nutrients in aquatic ecosystems
Feb 2
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Mark Lewis
University of Alberta

Population spread and linear predictability*
Feb 9
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Yu Jin
University of Alberta

Evolution Dynamics of Biological Systems with Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneities
Feb 16
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Reading Week
Feb 23
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Morris Flynn
University of Alberta

Underwater breathing. The mechanics of plastron respiration by aquatic arthropods
Feb 24
3:30 pm
657 CAB

Xin-Sheng Hu
University of Alberta

Seed and pollen dispersal in expanding a species' range
Feb 26
3:30 pm
657 CAB
Nikolay Strigul
Stevens Institute of Technology

Scaling up from trees to forests: Tractable macroscopic equations for forest dynamics
Mar 2
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Martin Srayko
University of Alberta

Microscopy and modeling of asymmetric cell division in the C. elegans one-cell embryo

Mar 9
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Adriana Dawes
University of Alberta

Dynamics of alpha-catenin at adherens junctions of polarized epithelial cells:  It's all about the flux

Mar 16
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Sandi Merchant
University of British Columbia

Wavetrain selection following predator invasions in oscillatory reaction-diffusion systems
Mar 23
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Peter Molnar
University of Alberta

Modelling Future Impacts of Climate Change and Harvest on the Reproductive Success of Female Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus)
Mar 30
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Tamara Romanuk
Dalhousie University

Invasions in complex ecological networks
 
Date
Time & Location

Speaker and Title 

Sept 8
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Thomas Hillen
University of Alberta

Mathematical Modelling of the Propagation of Forest Fires

Sept 15
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Diana White
University of Alberta

Modeling Body Composition with Special Attention to Visceral Adiposity
Sept 22
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Anita Kettemann
University of Stuttgart

A mathematical model for mesenchymal and chemosensitive cell dynamics in tissue networks
Sept 29
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Pierre Magal
L'universit du Havre

P-gp transfer and acquired multi-drug resistance in tumors cells
Oct 6
3:00 pm
657 CAB

José-Leonel Torres
Instituto de Ecología, AC, Mexico

Structurally stable ecosystems and their transitions
Oct 15 (Wed)
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Michael Baake
University of Bielefeld, Germany

Recombination dynamics in population genetics
Oct 20
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Caroline Bampfylde
Alberta Environment

Part A: Stage-structured intraguild predation dynamics for rusty crayfish and smallmouth bass: What is the most efficient control method?
Part B: Ecosystem modelling for Northeast Alberta
Oct 27
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Carly Strasser
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Estimating demographic parameters of the endangered North Atlantic right whale using capture-recapture data
Nov 3
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Jon Jacobsen
Harvey Mudd College

Traveling Waves in a Viscoelastic Generalization of Burgers' Equation
Nov 17
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Jack Tuszynski
University of Alberta

The biophysical properties of microtubules and their nano-technological potential
Nov 24
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Vahid Rezania
University of Alberta

Polymerization of Microtubules: A Quantum Field Theory Approach
Dec 1
3:00 pm
657 CAB

Mario Pineda-Krch
University of Alberta

Ecological dynamics and the basis for sympatric phenotypic diversification
Dec 8
3:00 p.m.
CAB 657

Bill Fagan
University of Maryland

Riverine Landscapes: Exploring Connectivity, Extinction Risk, and Biogeography in an Alternative Geometry

 

Contact: Maryna Yaskina
Centre for Mathematical Biology

Dept. of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
University of Alberta
igtcmathbio@math.ualberta.ca -- 780-492-4756

 

 

 

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