July 30-August 2, 2008
Society for Mathematical Biology Conference

hosted by the Centre for Mathematical Medicine, Fields Institute
held at University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Bldg

Local Organizing Committee
M. Kohandel (Waterloo), I. Pressman (Carleton),
F. Skinner (Toronto Western Research Inst.), S. Sivaloganathan - Chair (Waterloo),
Hongmei Zhu (York)


Scientific Advisory Committee

M. Chaplain (Dundee)
E. Cytrynbaum (UBC)
A. Friedman (MBI, Ohio)
J. Keener (Utah)
M. Kohandel (Waterloo)
M. Mackey (McGill)
P. Maini (Oxford)

M. Milosevic (Princess Margaret Hospital, To.)
V. Quaranta (Vanderbilt)
S. Sivaloganathan (CMM & Waterloo), Chair
K. Swanson (Washington)
J. Tuszynski (Cross Cancer Inst., Alberta)
G. Wolkowicz (McMaster)
J. Wu (York)

Hosted by the Centre for Mathematical Medicine (CMM). This is one of the premier conferences on mathematics in biology and the biomedical sciences. This conference will integrate into the activities of the Fields Thematic Program on Mathematical and Quantitative Oncology with Cancer being one of the major themes of the conference.
The themes for the meeting will include:

  • Immunology
  • Epidememiology
  • Cancer Modelling
  • Cancer Therapies
  • Systems Biology
  • Ecology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Environmental and Evolutionary Biology
  • Imaging
  • Neuroscience
  • Physiology
  • Genomics
  • Undergraduate Education

Plenary speakers

M. Golubitsky (Houston)
M. Knothe Tate (Case Western)
N. Komarova (UC Irvine)
H. Levine (UC San Diego)
M. Lewis (Alberta)
L. Mahadevan (Harvard)
T. Secomb (Arizona)
Y. Zhou (China)

Registration fees

  Member Non-members
Early registration
(before July 1)
$290 CDN

$350 CDN

On or after July 1
$390 CDN $450 CDN
Student Registration
$100 CDN $130 CDN
*Conference Banquet Tickets are $50 and are purchased through on-line registration
A Niagara Falls excursion is also being arranged with tickets available through on-line registration.

Associated meetings

Call for submissions

Minisymposium proposals Minisymposium proposals deadline to submit was January 31, 2008
Contributed talk proposals and poster proposals.
Contributed talk proposals deadline to submit was May 15, 2008
Poster proposals willbe accepted until July 15, 2008