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Mathematical Biology and Medicine seminar

Wednesdays at 12 noon in the MALL (Level 8 in the School of Mathematics).


Forthcoming seminars

To be announced.


Past seminars
Wed 7th December, 2016
12:00 PM

Rosalind Allen (University of Edinburgh)
How do antibiotics work? Linking antibiotic inhibition to bacterial physiology using theoretical models and experiments.
Wed 30th November, 2016
12:00 PM

Ramon Grima (University of Edinburgh)
Incorporating volume-exclusion effects in stochastic spatial models of biochemical systems
Wed 23rd November, 2016
12:00 PM

Prof Jolanda M. Smit. ((University of Groningen))
Early events in dengue and chikungunya virus infection.
Thu 17th November, 2016
12:00 PM

Michael Shapiro (Tufts University, Boston, USA)
Modeling the cyclic pattern of infection in Epstein-Barr virus
Wed 19th October, 2016
12:00 PM

Matthew Spencer (University of Liverpool)
Compositional dynamics of coral reefs
Wed 5th October, 2016
12:00 PM

Alex Hening (University of Oxford)
Persistence and extinction for populations modeled by stochastic differential equations or piecewise deterministic Markov processes
Tue 13th September, 2016
11:00 AM

Prof. Donna L. Farber (Columbia University Medical Center, NY)
Human immune responses in space and time
Mon 4th July, 2016
12:00 PM

Dr. Anton Camacho (Epicentre, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Paris)
Explaining the past, predicting the future: two contributions from the mathematical modelling of Ebola outbreaks
Tue 14th June, 2016
1:00 PM

Professor Nagasuma Chandra (IISc, Bangalore, India)
Towards Structural Systems biology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Impact on drug discovery
Wed 25th May, 2016
12:00 PM

Victoria Sanz-Moreno (Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophyics, King’s College London)
Beyond cell migration: multidisciplinary approaches to study cytoskeletal dynamics in cancer
Wed 27th April, 2016
12:00 PM

Marc de Kamps (School of Computing, Leeds)
Computational geometry for modelling neural populations
Wed 6th April, 2016
12:00 PM

Rebecca Fitzgerald (MRC Cancer Unit, Cambridge)
Unravelling the complexity of oesophageal cancer genomes and relevance for clinical management
Wed 2nd March, 2016
12:00 PM

Mar Rodriguez Girondo (Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands)
On the combination and added value of omic datasets in prediction problems
Wed 10th February, 2016
12:00 PM

Utkir Rozikov (Institute of Mathematics, Tashkent, Uzbekistan)
Stochastic dynamical systems in population biology
Wed 6th January, 2016
12:00 PM

David Sansom (UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation)
Understanding CTLA-4: a quantitative checkpoint for T cell activation?
Wed 25th November, 2015
12:00 PM

Bartlomiej Waclaw (University of Edinburgh)
"Biological evolution in spatially-structured populations"
Tue 3rd November, 2015
11:00 AM

Erwin Frey (LMU Munich)
Evolutionary Games of Condensates (NB: Special day and time; joint MBM/LAND seminar)
Wed 21st October, 2015
12:00 PM

Orkun S. Soyer (University of Warwick)
An evolutionary perspective to systems and synthetic biology: From cellular networks to microbial communities
Tue 8th September, 2015
11:00 AM

Vineeta Bal (National Institute of Immunology, India)
Differentiation of helper T cells: unresolved issues pertaining to real life
Tue 6th January, 2015
12:00 PM

David Sansom (UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation )
Understanding CTLA-4: a quantitative checkpoint for T cell activation
Wed 3rd December, 2014
12:00 PM

Ulrich Dobramysl (University of Oxford)
Environmental vs demographic variability in two-species predator-prey models
Wed 26th November, 2014
12:00 PM

Samir Suweis (University of Padova (IT))
From Patterns to Principles: Statistical Physics of Ecological Networks
Wed 19th November, 2014
12:00 PM

Tibor Antal (University of Edinburgh )
Multi-type branching processes: from bacteria to cancer
Wed 12th November, 2014
12:00 PM

Richard A. Blythe (University of Edinburgh )
The evolution of combinatorial communication by natural selection
Wed 29th October, 2014
12:00 PM

Kevin Burrage (University of Oxford)
From cells to tissue: modelling the electrophysiology of the human heart
Wed 27th November, 2013
12:00 PM

A. Jamie Wood (University of York)
"Modelling in respiration in Niesseria meningitidis and other abuses of Bayesian Parameter fitting"
Wed 20th November, 2013
12:00 PM

Alex Ramsay (Thomson Ecology)
"Failure is not an option-maintaining the ecological fabric in a changing world"
Wed 23rd October, 2013
12:00 PM

Alexey Zaikin (Dpt of Mathematics and Institute for Women's Health, UCL)
Intracellular genetic intelligency and effect of stochasticity
Wed 9th October, 2013
12:00 PM

Edwin Hawkins (Imperial College)
Construction and application of the Cyton Model: A stochastic model of lymphocyte proliferation, survival and differentiation
Wed 21st November, 2012
12:00 PM

Uwe C Täuber (Virginia Tech (USA))
Stochastic predator-prey models: population oscillations, spatial correlations, and the effect of randomised rates
Wed 31st October, 2012
12:00 PM

Dipankar Nandi (Department of Biochemistry) (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore)
"Infection-induced thymic atrophy: studies on the death of CD4+CD8+ thymocytes during Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium Infection"
Wed 24th October, 2012
12:00 PM

Ceri Williams (Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre, University of Leeds)
"Bridging the Technology Innovation Gap"
Wed 17th October, 2012
12:00 PM

Garrit Jentsch (AstraZeneca)
"Mathematical Modelling in Drug Discovery"
Wed 10th October, 2012
12:00 PM

Domingo Salazar (Sygenta)
"A few examples of mathematical modeling in Syngenta, a world-leading plant science company"
Wed 30th November, 2011
12:00 PM

Alison Etheridge (Oxford University, Statistics)
"Modelling evolution in a spatial continuum"
Wed 23rd November, 2011
12:00 PM

Steven Webb (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Strathclyde)
"Computational modelling of cell migration and chemotaxis"
Wed 16th November, 2011
12:00 PM

Carlo Berzuini (Statistical Laboratory, Centre of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge)
"Causal inference in genetic epidemiology: looking into mechanism"
Wed 19th October, 2011
12:00 PM

Dr Thomas Fink (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique / London Institute for Mathematical Sciences)
"The relation between robustness, adaptability, and fitness"
Wed 18th May, 2011
11:00 AM

Jon Pitchford (York)
Evolving stochastic strategies: analytical, statistical and computational approaches
Wed 8th December, 2010
12:00 PM

Darren Wilkinson (Newcastle)
Modelling and learning for noisy cellular decisions: motility of Bacillus subtilis
Wed 1st December, 2010
12:00 PM

David Westhead (Leeds)
Metabolic networks, horizontal gene transfer and evolution
Wed 24th November, 2010
12:00 PM

Wally Gilks (University of Leeds)
Detecting sites of differential adaptation in multiple sequence alignments
Wed 10th November, 2010
12:00 PM

Jorge Carneiro (Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal)
Multiscale modelling of regulatory T cells and immunological tolerance
Wed 27th October, 2010
12:00 PM

Christian Yates (Oxford)
United by noise: Randomness helps swarms stay together
Wed 6th October, 2010
12:00 PM

Marc D. Ryser (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
Bone remodeling and its role in bone metastases: a mathematical approach