Mathematical Biology Seminar Series

Winter 2022 Schedule
Monday afternoon, 3:00 pm
Room 457 CAB

Winter 2022

Date

Speaker & Title

Time &
Location

Jan
10
No seminar today

Jan
17

No seminar today

 

Jan
24

Yuan Lou
Chair Professor
School of Mathematical Sciences
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

On several PDE models for infectious disease

3pm

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Meeting ID: 915 8083 8150
Passcode: 32123

Jan
31

 

Maya Shmulevitz (Assistant Professor) and Francisca Cristi (PhD Student)
Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology
University of Alberta

Seeking Mathematical Solutions for Improving Reovirus as a Cancer Therapy

3pm

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Feb
7

Jane Shaw MacDonald
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Ottawa

Moving-Habitat Models: Growing, Accelerating, and Periodic Variation in 1- Dimensional Space

3pm

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Feb
14

Jude Dzevela Kong
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
York University

Harnessing AI and big data techniques to compare public sentiment toward COVID-19 vaccines across Canadian cities and nowcast unemployment  during COVID-19

3pm

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Feb
21
Family Day
Reading Week

No seminar today

3pm

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Feb
28

Pau Capera-Aragones
PhD Student, Mathematics
Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics
University of British Columbia - Okanagan

The Maximum Entropy Principle to predict forager spatial distributions: an alternate perspective for movement ecology

3pm

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Mar
7

Hans Othmer
Professor
School Of Mathematics
University of Minnesota

From Signaling to Movement - Mathematical and Computational Problems in Cell Motility

3pm

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Mar
14
Changhan He

Postdoctoral Scholar
Nie Lab, Department of Mathematics
University of California, Irvine

E. Coli Growth and Spatiotemporal Patterning by Partial Differential Equations

3pm

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Mar
21

James Watmough
Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of New Brunswick

Ecological and immunological systems with multiple stable states

3pm

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Mar
28

Bo Zhang
Assistant Professor
Department of Integrative Biology
Oklahoma State University

Movement alters carrying capacity and coexistence in heterogeneous environments

3pm

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Apr
4

Frederic Hamelin
Associate Professor
L'institut Agro
Rennes, France

Host diversification may split epidemic spread into two successive fronts advancing at different speeds

3pm

Room 457 CAB

In Person

Apr
11

Morgan Craig
Researcher
Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Centre
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Montreal

Models of cellular heterogeneity to understand clonal hematopoiesis, and improve immunotherapies in solid tumours

 3 pm

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June 10 (FRIDAY)

Shigui Ruan
Department of Mathematics
University of Miami

The Influence of Human Behavior and Social Factors on the Spread of Infectious Diseases  

 3pm

In person - 457 CAB

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Fall 2021

Date

Speaker & Title

Time &
Location

Sept
6
Labour Day
No seminar today
Sept
13
3pm

Sept
20

Yonatan Ashenafi
Postdoc, Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
University of Alberta

Stochastic Hydrodynamics of Aggregated Microswimmers

3pm
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Sept
27

Micah Brush
Postdoc, Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
University of Alberta

Macroecology, Maximum Entropy, and Disturbance

3pm
In person - 457 CAB

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Oct
4

Ben Liu 
Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Washington

Invasions with Fat-tailed and Long-distance Dispersal

3pm
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Oct
11
Thanksgiving
No seminar today
Oct
18

Russell Milne
PhD Student
University of Waterloo

Modelling coral reef stressors across multiple spatial scales

3pm
In person - 457 CAB

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Oct
25

Khanh Dao Duc
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics
University of British Columbia (UBC)

Geometric and transport-based methods for cryo-EM studies and biological shape analysis

3pm
In person - 457 CAB

 

 

Nov
1

Mark Lewis
Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Biology
University of Alberta

Target reproduction numbers in ecology and epidemiology

3pm
In person - 457 CAB

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Nov
8

Reading Week
No seminar today

 

Nov
15

Jun Allard
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics
University of California - Irvine

The stochastic Weighted Ensemble method to understand T Cell Receptor activation

3pm
In person - 457 CAB

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Nov
22

James MacLaurin
Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

Metastability of Waves, Patterns and Oscillations Subject to Spatially-Extended Noise

3pm
In person - 457 CAB

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Nov 29

Pouria Ramazi
Professor, Mathematics and Statistics
Brock University

Equilibration Analysis and Control of Coordinating Decision-Making Populations

3pm
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Dec 6

Stephanie Portet
Professor, Department of Mathematics
University of Manitoba

Intracellular transport of intermediate filaments

 3pm
In person - 457 CAB

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