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Applications of Mathematics in Biology, Physiology, and Medicine

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University, New York, NY 
October 20 - 21, 2006

The Courant Institute is at 251 Mercer Street in Manhattan
between 4th and 3rd Streets.


    Schedule of Events:


    Titles and Abstracts for all Talks On-line.

    Printable Program [PDF].

     

    Friday: (all talks and coffee breaks are located at CIMS Room 109)

     

    8:30AM - 9:30AM Breakfast and Coffee

    CIMS RM. 109

    (all talks & breaks)

    9:30AM - 10:00AM Opening Remarks
    10:00AM - 10:30AM Stochastic Processes in Cell Biology.

    Arjun Raj,

    MIT.

    10:30AM - 11:00AM A Stochastic Immersed Boundary Method for Microscopic Fluid Dynamics : Toward Modeling Cellular Mechanics.

    Paul J. Atzberger,

    University of California-Santa Barbara.

    11:00AM - 11:30AM Coffee Break

     

    11:30AM - 12:00PM The reaction-diffusion master equation and spatially continuous stochastic reaction-diffusion models.

    Samuel Isaacson,

    University of Utah.

    12:00PM - 2:00PM Lunch on your own

     

    2:00PM - 2:30PM A Tale of Histone Tails.

    Tamar Schlick,

    New York University.

    2:30PM - 3:00PM Using Simple Stochastic Differential Equations to Solve Complicated Partial Differential Equations.

    Michael Mascagni,

    Florida State University.

    3:00PM - 3:30PM Coffee Break

     

    3:30PM - 4:00PM Towards a Detailed Understanding of the Mammalian Timekeeping.

    Daniel Forger,

    University of Michigan.

    4:00PM - 4:30PM Short term regulation during postural change from sitting to standing.

    Mette Olufsen,

    North Carolina State University.

    5:00PM Wine and Cheese Reception 

    CIMS 13th Floor Lounge

    Saturday: (all talks and coffee breaks are located at CIMS Room 109)

    9:00AM - 10:00AM Breakfast and Coffee

    CIMS RM. 109

    (all talks & breaks)

    10:00AM - 10:30AM Ionic and Metabolic Oscillations in Pancreatic Beta-Cells.

    Arthur Sherman,

    National Institutes of Health, NIDDK.

    10:30AM - 11:00AM Timing computations in the auditory brain stem.

    John Rinzel,

    New York University.

    11:00AM - 11:30AM Coffee Break

     

    11:30AM - 12:00PM Gamma oscillations and attention.

    Christoph Börgers,

    Tufts University.

    12:00PM - 2:00PM Lunch on your own

     

    2:00PM - 2:30PM Three-Dimensional Model of Cellular Electrical Activity.

    Yoichiro Mori,

    University of British Columbia.

    2:30PM - 3:00PM Towards an Electro-Mechano-Fluidic Model of the Heart.

    Boyce Griffith,

    Courant Institute, New York University.

    3:00PM - 3:30PM Coffee Break

     

    3:30PM - 4:00PM Computational Modeling of Arterial Platelet Thrombosis.

    Aaron Fogelson,

    Univerisity of Utah.

    4:00PM - 4:30PM Fluid dynamics and mechanosensing in the developing embryonic heart.

    Laura Miller,

    University of North Carlolina.

    4:30PM - 5:00PM Biofluidmechanics of reproduction.

    Lisa Fauci,

    Tulane University.

    5:00PM - 5:30PM Group Photograph

    Outside Courant

    NOW INSIDE LOBBY OF KIMMEL CENTER

    6:00PM - 8:30PM Banquet Dinner

    NYU Kimmel Hall