December 17, 2018

Numerical and Computational Challenges in Science and Engineering

Workshop on Computational Biology
November 29 - December 2, 2001
The Fields Institute, Second Floor

Jacques Bélair (Montreal), Leah Edelstein Keshet (UBC)
John Hsieh (Toronto), James Keener (Utah), Bill Langford (Guelph)

Thursday November 29
Population and Disease Dynamics
10:30-11:00 Abba Gumel, University of Manitoba
A deterministic model for assessing therapeutic strategies of HIV
11:00-12:00 Michael C. Mackey, McGill University
Understanding Periodic Hematological Disease: Insights from Mathematics Translate to the Bedside
12:00-1:30 LUNCH BREAK
1:30-2:15 Steven Ruuth, Simon Fraser University
Convolution-generated motion as a link between cellular automata and
continuum pattern dynamics
2:15-3:00 Alf Gerisch, The Fields Institute
Numerical Methods for the Simulation of Taxis-Diffusion-Reaction Systems
3:30-4:30 Ross Cressman, Wilfrid Laurier University
Spatial Patterns and Reaction-Diffusion Equations
Friday November 30
Population and Disease Dynamics
9:00 - 10:00

Leon Glass, McGill University
Dynamics of Cardiac Arrhythmias

10:00-10:30 COFFEE BREAK
10:30-11:00 Xinzhi Liu, University of Waterloo
Management of Biological Populations via Impulsive Control
11:00-11:30 Dong Liang, York University
Travelling Waves and Numerical Approximations in A Reaction Advection Diffusion Model with Nonlocal Delayed Effects
11:30-12:00 Sven Sigurdsson, University of Iceland
Discrete particle and continous density models of fish migration
12:00-1:30 LUNCH BREAK
1:30-2:30 Jacques Bélair, Université de Montréal
Dynamical Modeling of Drug Delivery
2:30-3:00 John Hsieh, University of Toronto
Estimation of HIV Infection Rates and Projection of AIDS Incidence from HIV/AIDS Diagnosis Data
3:30-4:30 Jianhong Wu, York University
Multiple periodic attractors in an excitatory delayed neural networks
4:30-6:30 Reception
Saturday December 1
Neural Dynamics
9:00 - 10:00 Eugene M. Izhikevich, The Neurosciences Institute, La Jolla, CA
Computational Challenges in Bursting Dynamics
10:00-10:30 COFFEE BREAK
10:30-11:15 Andre Longtin, University of Ottawa
Challenges in stochastic biodynamics: Ants, reading and neural computation
11:15-12:00 Simon X. Yang, Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems (ARIS) Lab School of Engineering, University of Guelph
Neural Dynamics and Computation for Visual Information Processing in Vertebrate Retina
12:00-1:30 LUNCH BREAK
1:30-2:30 John Guckenheimer, Cornell University
Multiple Time Scales in Neural Systems (slides of talk)
2:30-3:00 Carlo R. Laing, University of Ottawa,
Stabilization of ``bumps'' by noise
3:30-4:30 John Milton, The University of Chicago
Time delays and noise are intrinsic features of the nervous system.
Sunday December 2
9:00-9:30 Leon Glass, McGill University
Dynamics in Genetic Networks
9:30 - 10:00 Daniel Kobler, TM Bioscience
Combinatorial optimization and genomics: the example of a Toronto company
10:00-10:30 COFFEE BREAK
10:30-11:30 James Yorke, University of Maryland
Determining the Sequence (i.e. The ACGT's) of a Genome
11:30-11:50 Len Zaifman, Hospital for Sick Childern, Toronto
The Ontario Centre for Genomic Computation: Services and Capacity of Genomic Proportion
11:50-12:30 Mark Henkelmen, The Centre for Applied Genomics, Toronto
Imaging for mouse phenotyping- a computational challenge
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