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  • 40 min = 30 min (Talk)+10 min (Q&A)

  • 30 min = 25 min (Talk)+5 min (Q&A)

28th August (Monday)


Reception 9:00~ 

Opening remarks 10:20~10:30

Opening Session : Mathematics in mathematical biology

10:30~11:30 (45 min talk+15 min Q&A)

Barbara Keyfitz (Ohio State University)

「What can hyperbolic conservation laws contribute to mathematical biology?」

11:30~11:40 Short break (10 min)

Session Day 1: Signalling and networks: from genes to cells 


Session A 11:40~13:00 (40 min+40 min) 

Pablo A. Iglesias (Johns Hopkins University)

The threshold of excitable systems governs wave behavior and cellular morphology

Marcus Tindall (University of Reading)

Small versus large models: Understanding the global and local control dynamics of biological networks


13:00~14:40 Lunch Break (100 min)


Session B 14:40~10:00 (40 min+40min) 

Atsushi Mochizuki (Kyoto University)
Biological function and functional module originated in structure of network

Carsten Conradi (HTW Berlin) 

Monomial parameterizations in the analysis of biochemical reaction networks 


16:00~16:30 Coffee Break (30 min)


Session C 16:30~17:30 (30 min+30 min) 

Adam Maclean (University of Southern California) 

Inferring the gene regulatory network dynamics that control cell fate decisions

Masato Ishikawa (The University of Tokyo) 

Inference of gene regulatory networks based on expression dynamics induced by gene perturbations

 ​​29th August (Tuesday)


Morning free discussion  9:00~10:00

Session Day 2: Cell biology: from math to cellular biophysics


Session A 10:00~11:50 (40 min+40min+30 min) ​

Michael Shelley (Flatiron and Courant Institutes)

Active Matter and Transport in Living Cells

Alex Mogilner (Courant Institute) 

Rapid and accurate assembly of mitotic spindle

Calina Copos (Northeastern university)

The theory of the cell motility mechanism in the absence of adhesions


11:50~13:30 Lunch Break (100 min)


Session B 13:30~15:20 (40 min+40min+30 min) 

Adriana Dawes (Ohio State University)

Unraveling the mechanochemical network regulating centrosome dynamics

in the early C. elegans embryo 

Kenta Ishimoto (Kyoto University)

Microswimming by odd elasticity

           Ben Walker (University College London)

Emergent rheotaxis of shape-changing swimmers in Poiseuille flow


15:20~15:50 Coffee Break (30 min)


Session C 15:50~17:10 (40 min+40min) 

           Mike Murrell (Yale University)

The mechanics of convective cell motion

Elebeoba May (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Multicellular and Multiscale Models of Infection Response 



Poster Session (17:10~18:30) 
Networking with Banquet Dinner (18:30~20:30)


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30th August (Wednesday)

Morning free discussion  9:00~10:00 (60 min) 

Session Day 3: Developmental biology: from cells to organism 


Session A 10:00~11:50 (40 min+40 min+30 min) 

Marty Golubitsky (Ohio State University)

Homeostasis in Input-Output Networks

Tetsuya Hiraiwa (Academia Sinica)

Dynamic Self-Organization of Migrating Cells

Steffen Plunder (Kyoto University)

The directionality of cell extrusion as a clue to study epithelial-to-mesenchymal transitions


11:50~14:20 Lunch Break (150 min)


Session B 14:20~16:10 (40 min+40 min+ 30 min) 

Makoto Sato (Kanazawa University)

Tiling mechanisms of the compound eye through geometrical tessellation

Eamonn Gaffney (University of Oxford)

Aspects of modelling self-organisation in development

              Andrew Krause (Durham University)

Conceptualizing Mechanistic Hypotheses in Morphogenesis via Dynamical Systems


16:10~16:40 Coffee Break (30 min)


Session C 16:40~18:00 (40 min+40 min) 

Masakazu Akiyama (Toyama University)

A three-dimensional vertex dynamics model for understanding the twisting phenomenon of the hindgut of Drosophila

Yoshihiro Morishita (RIKEN)

Coding design of positional information in developing tissues and a spacetime coordinate

for capturing the essential dynamics of morphogenesis

​​31st August (Thursday)

Morning free discussion  9:00~10:00

Session Day 4: Human Biology: translating science to clinic 


Session A 10:00~11:50 (40 min+40 min+30 min) 

           Mark Coles (University of Oxford)

Combining Experimental, Systems and Computational approaches to accelerate and de-risk immunotherapy development for cancer, infectious disease and inflammatory disease

Anita Layton (University of Waterloo)

His and Her Mathematical Models of Physiological Systems         

Mizuka Komatsu (Kobe University)

Algebraic approaches to quantitative modeling of dynamic biological systems

11:50~13:30 Lunch Break (80 min)


Session B 13:30~14:40 (40 min+30 min) 

           S. Seirin-Lee (Kyoto University)

Mathematical Dermatology linking eruption morphology and skin disease

Mariia Dvoriashyna (University of Edinburgh)

Aqueous Humour Production: A Mathematical Model


14:40~14:50 Short Break (10 min)


Session C 14:50~16:00 (30 min + 40 min)    

Jessica Crashaw (University of Oxford)

The role of hierarchical Bayesian inference in understanding macular degeneration treatment strategies

 Mariko Okada (Osaka University)

A Computational Platform for Patient-specific Modeling


16:00~16:30 Coffee Break (30 min)


Closing Session : Mathematical Biology, current perspectives and future prospects

16:30~17:30 (45 min talk+15 min Q&A)

           Leah Edelstein-Keshet (The University of British Columbia)

           Mathematical biology of motile cells, past, present, and future


Closing remarks 17:30~18:00

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