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Mathematical Biology Seminar - NJIT - Spring 2006

Seminars are held on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. in 611 Cullimore Hall, unless noted otherwise. Refreshments are usually served at 3:30 pm. For questions about the seminar schedule, please contact Victor Matveev

Date Speaker and Title Host
January 26* Sara Del Valle, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Unleashing Virtual Plagues in Real Cities *Thursday 4pm
V. Matveev
January 30* Kunj Patel and Jonathan Lansey (UBM Program) *Monday 11:30am
Dept of Math Sciences, NJIT and Federated Dept of Biological Sciences, Rutgers-Newark
Deja Vu Communities and Spatial Dynamics of Frontiers of Competing Plant Species

Diana Martinez, Matt Malej and Angelie Mascarinas (UBM Program) *Monday 12:15pm
Dept of Math Sciences, NJIT and Federated Dept of Biological Sciences, Rutgers-Newark
Using Experimental Methods and Mathematical Modeling to Determine the Position of Gap Junctional Coupling Between Two Neurons.
A. Bose
February 6* Paul Atzberger, Department of Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
A Stochastic Immersed Boundary Method Incorporating Thermal Fluctuations : Toward Modeling Cellular Micromechanics *Monday 11:30am
V. Matveev
February 7 Alex Proekt, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Predicting the Environment from CNS Dynamics
V. Matveev
February 8* Horacio Rotstein, Center for Biodynamics & Department of Mathematics, Boston University
Subthreshold oscillations and the onset of spikes in entorhinal cortex stellate cells: a dynamical systems approach. *Wednesday 11:30am
A. Bose
February 9* Rodica Curtu, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
Dynamical Characteristics Common to Neuronal Competition Models *Thursday 4:00pm
A. Bose
February 16* Robert Clewley, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
Reduced biophysical models that explore the roles of electrical coupling between neurons *Thursday 4pm
V. Matveev
February 21 No seminar: Biophysical Society 50th Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah (Feb 18-22)  
February 28 Evelyn Sander, Department of Math Sciences, George Mason University
Short-Term Synaptic Plasticity in Epileptic Seizures
V. Matveev
March 7 Usman W. Roshan, Computer Science Department, NJIT
Boosting phylogeny reconstruction using Recursive-Iterative-DCM3
V. Matveev
March 14 No seminar: Spring Break (March 11 - March 19)
March 21 Kevin K. Lin, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
Entrainment and chaos in pulse-driven oscillators
V. Matveev
March 28 Ning Qian, Center for Neurobiology & Behavior and the Mahoney Center for Brain & Behavior Research, Columbia University
An Optimization Principle for Determining Movement Duration
V. Matveev
April 4 Eric Shea-Brown, Courant Institute and the Center for Neural Science, NYU
How architecture restricts spiking patterns in phase oscillator networks.
V. Matveev
April 11 Kevin Hall, Laboratory for Biological Modeling, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Computational model of human energy metabolism and the regulation of body weight
V. Matveev
April 18 Boyce Griffith, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
Adaptive immersed boundary methods for simulating cardiac blood-muscle-valve mechanics and electrophysiology
S. Wang
April 25 Carol Venanzi, Department of Chemistry & Environmental Science, NJIT
Mathematical Modeling of Drugs to Treat Cocaine Abuse
V. Matveev
May 2 Sorinel Oprisan, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, College of Charleston
A computational model of dopamine neuron
F. Nadim

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