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Sara Jolliffe
University of Oxford
http://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/
Events this person is organising:
Friday 17 May 2019 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Combining computational modelling, structural biology and immunology to understand Antigen processing
Prof Tim Elliott
(University of Southampton)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 24 May 2019 (4th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Models for genetic perturbation screens of cellular traits
Dr Leopold Parts
(Wellcome Sanger Institute)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 31 May 2019 (5th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Algorithmic generation of physiologically realistic patterns of fibrosis in the heart
Professor Kevin Burrage
(Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 7 June 2019 (6th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Mechanobiology of cell migration: mathematical modelling and microfluidicsbased experiments go handinhand
Dr Jose Manuel Garcia Aznar
(University of Zaragoza)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 14 June 2019 (7th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Reactions, diffusion and volume exclusion in a heterogeneous system of interacting particles
Dr Maria Bruna
(University of Oxford)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 21 June 2019 (8th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Personalised predictive modelling for transcatheter mitral valve replacement
Dr Adelaide De Vecchi
(King’s College London)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 18 October 2019 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Cell polarity formation and the dynamics of small G proteins; or, why your Turing bifurcations should always be subcritical
Alan Champneys
(University of Bristol)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 1 November 2019 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Nucleosomal Elasticity as a Novel Axis of Epigenetic Regulation
Professor Garegin Papoian
(University of Maryland)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 22 November 2019 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Uncovering the mechanisms of mutagenesis: from dry lab to wet lab and back again
Miss Marketa Tomkova
(University of Oxford)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 29 November 2019 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Fluid mediated mechanical effects in biology of single cells: Hydrodynamics in strategies for early stage biofilm formation and DNA damage during migration in cancer cells
Dr Rachel Bennett
(University of Bristol)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 31 January 2020 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SEMINAR IS CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES
TBA
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 7 February 2020 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Systems biology for single cell RNASeq data
Dr Tom Thorne
(University of Reading)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 14 February 2020 (4th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Application of artificial neural networks to infer pharmacological molecularlevel mechanisms of drug evoked clinical responses
Dr Jonathan Wagg
(Roche Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 21 February 2020 (5th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Tensors in biological data and algebraic statistics
Dr Anna Seigal
(University of Oxford)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 28 February 2020 (6th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Diffusion tensor cardiac magnetic resonance imaging to measure myocardial disarray in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Dr Rina Ariga
(University of Oxford)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 6 March 2020 (7th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Multiscale modelling of cell fate specification
Dr Adriana Dawes
(The Ohio State University)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 29 May 2020 (5th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

The importance of size in immune recognition
Prof Anton van der Merwe
(Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 12 June 2020 (7th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Livemodelling the temporal regulation of mesoderm specification
Dr Berta Verd
(University of Cambridge)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 19 June 2020 (8th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Multiscale modelling to predict strain in the femoral neck during level walking
Dr Xinshan Li
(University of Sheffield)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 16 October 2020 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Stochastic modeling of reactiondiffusion processes in biology
Prof HyeWon Kang
(University of Maryland)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 23 October 2020 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

MultiMAP: dimensionality reduction of multiple datasets by manifold approximation and projection
Dr Sarah Teichmann
(Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute )
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 30 October 2020 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Harnessing experimentallyvalidated mathematical models to forecast influenzamediated pathology
Professor Amber Smith
(Department of Pediatrics University of Tennessee Health Science Center)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 6 November 2020 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Infection, inflammation, and intervention: mechanistic modelling of epithelial cells in COVID19
Various Speakers
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 13 November 2020 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Algebraic systems biology
Heather Harrington
(University of Oxford)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 20 November 2020 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Digging genomes and structuromes: towards “ab initio” computational biology
Prof Aleksandr Sahakya
(University of Oxford)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 27 November 2020 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Plant puzzle cell shape is an adaptation to a developmental constraint based on mechanical stress and isotropic growth
Dr Richard Smith
(John Innes Centre)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 4 December 2020 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Family analysis with mendelian Imputations
Professor Austin Kong
(University of Oxford)
Friday 22 January 2021 (1st Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Paradigms for datadriven discovery and control in biological systems
Professor Nathan Kutz
(Dept of Applied Mathematics University of Washington)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 29 January 2021 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Emergent robustness of bacterial quorum sensing in fluid flow
Mohit Dalwadi
(University of Oxford)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 5 February 2021 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Evolutionary therapy
Professor Alexander Andersonon
(Moffitt Cancer Centre)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 12 February 2021 (4th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Geroprotectors, multimorbidity and frailty: why we need AI approaches in the quest to extend healthspan
Professor Ilaria Bellantuono
(The Medical School Sheffield)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 19 February 2021 (5th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Mathematical models of targeted cancer therapies
Professor Dominik Wodarz
(University of California Irvine)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 5 March 2021 (7th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

A mathematical model of rewardmediated learning in drug addiction
Professor Maria D'Orsogna
(Dept of Mathematics California State University Northridge)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 12 March 2021 (8th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Deep learning for molecular physics
Dr Frank Noe
(Freie Universitat, Berlin)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 30 April 2021 (1st Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Oscillatory timeseries data sheds light on mechanisms underlying circadian timekeeping
Professor Jae Kyoung Kim
(KAIST)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 7 May 2021 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Phase separation in active Brownian particles
Dr Maria Bruna
(University of Cambridge)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 14 May 2021 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

The role of geometry in medicine
Dr Jessica Williams
(Edelman Lab HarvardMIT Biomedical Engineering Centre)
Friday 21 May 2021 (4th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Designing molecular models by machine learning and experimental data
Professor Cecilia Clementi
(Freie Universität Berlin)
Friday 28 May 2021 (5th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Local and global diffusion maps and the sampling of biomolecular systems
Professor Benedict Leimkuhler
(School of Mathematical Sciences University of Edinburgh)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 4 June 2021 (6th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Machine learning and the protein folding problem
Professor David Jones
(Dept of Computer Science UCL)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 11 June 2021 (7th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Control and optimization of Natural Killer Cell activation using mathematical models
Professor Stacey Finley
(Department of Computer Science The University of Sheffield)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 18 June 2021 (8th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Analysis of temporal event sequences: challenges and opportunities in healthcare
Dr MariaCruz Uriol
(Department of Computer Science The University of Sheffiled)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 15 October 2021 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Modeling and topological data analysis for biological ring channels
Prof Veronica Ciocanel
(Duke University)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 22 October 2021 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Programmable genome regulation for studying quantitative genomics and developing highprecision therapy
Prof Stanley Qi
(Stanford University)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 29 October 2021 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Design and control of biochemical reaction networks
Dr Tomislav Plesa
(Imperial College London)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 12 November 2021 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Tools and approaches to build and analyze multiscale computational models in biology TB as a case study
Prof Denise Kirschner
(University of Michigan Medical School)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 19 November 2021 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Predicting atrial fbrillation treatment outcomes through mathematical modelling, signal processing and machine learning
Dr Caroline Roney
(Kings’ College London)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 26 November 2021 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

New insights into cancer metastasis and evolution from combined experimental, clinical, and modelling analysis
Dr Erik Sahai
(The Francis Crick Institute)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 3 December 2021 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

When cardiac imaging meets computational modeling
Dr Vicky Wang
(Stanford University)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 21 January 2022 (1st Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

A mechanochemical instability drives vertebrate gastrulation
Prof Mattia Serra
(University of California, San Diego)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 28 January 2022 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Multiscaling the CRISPRcas revolution from gene editing to viral detection
Prof Giulia Palermo
(Department of Bioengineering University of California Riverside)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 4 February 2022 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

A unifying theory of branching morphogenesis
Prof Ben Simons
(University of Cambridge)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 18 February 2022 (5th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Cells in tissue can communicate longrange via diffusive signals
Prof Jun Allard
(UCI)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 25 February 2022 (6th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Navigating through a noisy world
Prof Kevin Painter
(Politecnico di Torino)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 4 March 2022 (7th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Do we understand Fibonacci numbers in plants?
Dr Jonathan Swinton
(Swinton.Net)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 11 March 2022 (8th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Examples of artificial intelligence uses in target identification and drug discovery
Dr Ramneek Gupta
(University of Oxford)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 29 April 2022 (1st Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Spreading mechanics and differentiation of astrocytes during retinal development
Prof Tracy Stepien
(University of Florida)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 6 May 2022 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Intrinsic instability of the dysbiotic microbiome revealed through dynamical systems inference at ecosystemscale
Prof Travis Gibson
(Harvard Medical School)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 13 May 2022 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Integrative analytics connecting genotype and phenotype for precision oncology
Dr Ian Overton
(Queens University Belfast)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 20 May 2022 (4th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Causal inference, big data and public health: estimating effectiveness and quantifying waning effectiveness of COVID19 vaccines
Prof Jonathan Sterne
(University of Bristol)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 27 May 2022 (5th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Coping with mechanical stress: tissue dynamics in development and repair
Prof Yanlan Mao
(UCL)
Friday 10 June 2022 (7th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Systemsmechanobiology of health and disease
Dr Fabian Spill
(University of Birmingham)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 17 June 2022 (8th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Datadriven early detection of potential high risk SARSCoV2 variants
Dr Marcin J. Skwark
(InstaDeep)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 14 October 2022 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Stochastic dynamics of cell fate decisions and the gene regulatory networks that underlie them
Prof Adam MacLean
(USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences University of Southern California)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 21 October 2022 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Systematic elucidation of genetic mechanisms underlying cholesterol uptake
Prof Richard Sherwood
(Harvard Medical School)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 28 October 2022 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Emergent digital biocomputation through spatial diffusion and engineered bacteria
Prof Chris Barnes
(UCL)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 4 November 2022 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

A multiscale model of complex endothelial cell dynamics in early angiogenesis
Prof Tomas Alarcon
(Centre de Recerca Matematica (Centre for Mathematical Research, Barcelona)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 11 November 2022 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Identifying celltocell variability using mathematical and statistical modelling
Dr Alex Browning
(Dept of Mathematics, University of Oxford)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 18 November 2022 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Beyond DNA damage
Prof Hooshang Nikjoo
(Department of Physiology Anatomy & Genetics, University of Oxford)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 2 December 2022 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Understanding differential cell dynamics during collective migration using integrated simulations and experiments
Prof Katie Bentley
(The Francis Crick Institute)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 20 January 2023 (1st Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

The inevitable emergence of densitydependent diffusion in expanding phage populations
Dr Diana Fusco
(Dept of Physics, University of Cambridge)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 27 January 2023 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Digital twin models for the precision diagnosis and therapy of cancer
Prof Walter Kolch
(School of Medicine, University College Dublin)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 3 February 2023 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Challenges in modeling the transmission dynamics of childhood diseases
Prof Felicia Magpantay
(Dept of Math and Stats Queen’s University Kingston)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 10 February 2023 (4th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Inference of stem cell and tissue dynamics in development and regeneration
Dr Linus Schumacher
(University of Edinburgh)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 17 February 2023 (5th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Understanding Turing patterns in heterogeneous reactiondiffusion systems
Prof Robert A. Van Gorder
(Department of Mathematics and Statistics University of Otago)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 24 February 2023 (6th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Decoding nanopore signals
Prof David Page
(Oxford Nanopore Technologies plc)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 3 March 2023 (7th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

An agentbased model of the tumour microenvironment
Dr Cicely Macnamara
(School of Mathematics and Statistics University of Glasgow)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 10 March 2023 (8th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

CRISPRbased decoding of diseaseassociated genomic variants
Prof Richard Sherwood
(Harvard Medical School)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 28 April 2023 (1st Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Stochastic modeling of neurotransmission dynamics
Dr Stefanie Winkelmann
(Zuse Institute Berlin)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 5 May 2023 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Datadriven protein design and molecular latent space simulators
Prof Andrew Ferguson
(University of Chicago)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 12 May 2023 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Simple maths to individualbased simulations  providing modelling for public health policy in infectious diseases
Prof Deirdre Hollingsworth
(University of Oxford)
Friday 19 May 2023 (4th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Mapping and navigating biology and chemistry with genomescale imaging
Dr Imran Haque
(Recursion Pharmaceuticals)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 26 May 2023 (5th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Modelling the viral dynamics of the SARSCoV2 Delta and Omicron variants in different cell types
Dr Ada Yan
(Imperial College London)
Friday 2 June 2023 (6th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Symbolic regression for explainable predictions in medicine: From patient stratification to antibody development
Dr Samuel Demharter
(Genmab)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 9 June 2023 (7th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Recent and past results on stochasticallymodelled biochemical reaction networks
Professor Jinsu Kim
(POSTECH)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 16 June 2023 (8th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Positional information theory
Prof Karen Page
(University College London)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 13 October 2023 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Agentbased, vertexbased, and continuum modeling of cell behavior in biological patterns
Prof Alexandria Volkening
(Department of Mathematics Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 20 October 2023 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)
15:00

Machine learning for identifying translatable biomarkers and targets
Professor Daphne Koller
(Department of Computer Science Stanford University)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 27 October 2023 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Mathematical modelling throughout infectious disease outbreaks
Dr Robin Thompson
(Mathematic Institute)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 3 November 2023 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Leader, follower, and cheater in collective cancer invasion
Professor Yi Jiang
(College of Arts and Science Georgia State University)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 10 November 2023 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Mathematical modelling identifies serum hepatitis B RNA as an informative biomarker of antiviral treatment efficacy
Dr Tyler Cassidy
(School of Mathematics University of Leeds)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 17 November 2023 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

The generalist medical AI will see you now
Professor Pranav Rajpurkar
(Department of Biomedical Informatics Harvard Medical School, Boston)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 24 November 2023 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Using virtual clinical trials to improve our understanding of diseases
Professor Adrianne Jenner
(Queensland University of Technology)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 1 December 2023 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)
14:00

Sequence models in biomedicine: from predicting disease progression to genome editing outcomes
Professor Michael Krauthammer
(Department of Quantitative Biomedicine University of Zurich)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 19 January 2024 (1st Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Modelling cells in onedimension: diverse migration modes, emergent oscillations on junctions and multicellular "trains"
Professor Nir Gov
(Department of Chemical and Biological Physics Weizmann Institute of Science)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Monday 12 February 2024 (5th Week, Hilary Term)
16:30

From individualbased models to continuum descriptions: Modelling and analysis of interactions between different populations.
Dr Mariya Ptashnyk
(Dept of Maths Herriot Watt University)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 16 February 2024 (5th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Active surfaces in biology
Professor Alex Mietke
(Dept of Physics, University of Oxford)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Thursday 22 February 2024 (6th Week, Hilary Term)
12:00

Structural identifiability analysis: An important tool in systems modelling
Professor Michael Chappell
(University of Warwick)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 1 March 2024 (7th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Extreme pushed and pulled fronts
Professor John King
(School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 8 March 2024 (8th Week, Hilary Term)
14:00

Modeling multiscale systems in bone mechanobiology
Professor Esther Reina Romo
(Department of Mechanical Engineering ETSI, University of Seville)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 26 April 2024 (1st Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

To be announced
Professor Gheorghe Craciun
(Department of Mathematics and Department of Biomolecular Chemistry, University of WisconsinMadison)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 3 May 2024 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Epidemiological modelling with behavioural considerations and to inform policy making
Dr Edward Hill
(Dept of Mathematics, University of Warwick)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 10 May 2024 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

To be announced
Dr Carina Edwards
(School of Mathematics & Physics, University of Surrey)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 17 May 2024 (4th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Some consequences of phenotypic heterogeneity in living active matter
Dr Philip Pearce
(Dept of Mathematics, UCL)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 24 May 2024 (5th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

To be announced
TBA
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 31 May 2024 (6th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

To be announced
Prof Paul Bressloff
(Dept of Mathematics, Imperial College, London)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 7 June 2024 (7th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

Modeling the electromechanics of aerial electroreception
Dr Isaac Vikram Chenchiah
(School of Mathematics University of Bristol)
Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Friday 14 June 2024 (8th Week, Trinity Term)
14:00

To be announced
TBA
Mathematical Biology and Ecology