BBSRC MATSYB network  I2M: Immunology, Imaging and Modelling

First Workshop: 2-3 Apr 2009

School of Mathematics, University of Leeds.


2 April (Stochastic Modelling in Biology)

Venue: Room LG19 Michael Sadler Building

Programme       (See Programme with abstracts)

  • 10:30-11:00 Ernesto Estrada (University of Strathclyde)

    Communicability and Community Structure in Complex Network

  • 11:00-11:30 coffee
  • 11:30-12:00 Alexey Zaikin (UCL)

    Reverse engineering of proteasomal translocation rates

  • 12:00-12:30 Shev MacNamara (University of Queensland/University of Oxford)

    Stochastic modeling of T Cell Homeostasis for Two Competing Clonotypes via the Master Equation

  • 12:30-2:00 lunch
  • 2:00-2:30 Andrew Phillips (Microsoft, Cambridge)

    A Visual Programming Language for Biology

  • 2:30-3:00 Damian Clancy (University of Liverpool)

    The effect of waning immunity on long-term behaviour of infection spread

  • 3:00-4:00 Elisabeth Hultgren Hörnquist (Orebro University, Sweden) and Andreas Jansson (University of Skovde, Sweden)

    Experimental and human ulcerative colitis

3 April (Immunology day)

Venue: MALL, School of Mathematics

  • 10:00-10:30
  • 10:30-11:00 Anastasia Sobolewski (IFR, BBSRC)

    Bioimaging strategies to investigate microbial- immune- epithelial- cell interactions in the gut

  • 11:00-11:30 coffee
  • 11:30-12:00 Claudio Nicoletti (IFR, BBSRC)

    Dendritic cells in the gut: to sample or to exclude?

  • 12:00-12:30 Tim Elliott (University of Southampton)

    A multidisciplinary approach to studying immunodominance

  • 12:30-2:00 lunch
  • 2:00-2:30 Alberto Vidal-Diez (VLA, DEFRA)

    Application of Bayesian hierarchical mixture models to evaluate and optimize scrapie surveillance in Great Britain

  • 2:30-3:00 Martin Turner (Babraham Institute, BBSRC)

    Selection, Suicide and Survival: common aspects of lymphocyte development

  • 3:00-3:30 Geoff Butcher (Babraham Institute, BBSRC)

    The GIMAP/IAN GTPases and Lymphocyte Survival


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