The St Andrews Mathematical Biology group runs a seminar series, with talks occurring on Mondays at 1pm. Talks are now run in a hybrid format, with some in person (Tutorial Room 1A) and some online (Teams).

Upcoming Seminars (Semester 2 2022/2023):

  • 20/03/2023 – Konstantinos Alexiou (University of St Andrews) – Scaling limits for biochemical reaction systems and a stochastic model of multilevel selection.
  • 27/03/2023 – Dimitrios Katsaounis (University of St Andrews)
  • 17/04/2023 – Kairui Li (University of St Andrews)
  • 24/04/2023 – Aimee Bebbington (University of St Andrews)
  • 01/05/2023 – Georgia Beeton (University of St Andrews)
  • 08/05/2023 – Cicely Macnamara (University of Glasgow)

Previous Seminars:

  • 06/03/2023 – Ben Swallow (University of St Andrews) – Directed dimension reduction and clustering for tracking and now-casting of epidemiological time series
  • 20/02/2023 – Andrew Ó hEachteirn (University of Oxford) – Modelling Capillary Network Rarefaction in the Prion Dynamics of Alzheimer’s Disease: From Resistor Networks to the Human Connectome.
  • 13/02/2023 – Viktoria Freingruber (University of Edinburgh) – How cells work together to migrate more efficiently (in person)
  • 23/01/2023 – Jeremy Worsfold (University of Bath) – Before the continuum limit: quantifying fluctuations in particle models for collective behaviour.
  • 12/12/2022 – Sara Hamis (Tampere University) – Studying cell-cell interactions using spatial cumulant models
  • 05/12/2022 – Carles Falcó (University of Oxford) – Nonlocal continuum models of cell-cell adhesion and their Cahn-Hilliard approximation
  • 28/11/2022 – Daniel Tudor (University of Edinburgh) – How mathematical models can help us understand immune cell interactions in tissue repair
  • 17/10/2022 – Lukas Eigentler (University of Dundee) – Modelling dryland vegetation patterns: the impact of non-local seed dispersal and mechanisms of species coexistence.

  • 22/08/2022 – Theodor CimpeanuPromoting Pro-Sociality in Complex Networks
  • 06/06/2022 – Spyridon Chavlis (Foundation for Research & Technology, Hellas (FORTH)) – Modelling dendritic computations in different levels of abstractions

  • 23/05/2022 – Thomas Hitchcock (University of St Andrews) – What’s the value of reproductive value?

  • 09/05/2022 – Eszter Lakatos (Cancer Research UK Barts Centre) – Modelling the evolutionary processes shaping the neoantigen landscape

  • 11/04/2022 – Zena Hadjivasiliou (Francis Crick Institute) – Growth and patterning in development and evolution

  • 04/04/2022 – Qi Su (University of Pennsylvania) –  Coupling multiple domains of interactions promotes prosocial behavior

  • 28/03/2022 – Erez Yoeli (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)) – Hidden Games: The Surprising Power of Game Theory to Explain Seemingly Irrational Human Behavior

  • 21/03/2022 – Rahul Bhui (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)) – Computational rationality and the effect of context on decision making

  • 14/03/2022 – Sonja Mathias (Uppsala University) – Numerical study of center-based models for tissue mechanics

  • 07/03/2022 – Thomas Williams (University of Melbourne) – Choice of Spatial Discretisation influences the Progression of Viral Infection within Multicellular Tissues

  • 14/02/2022 – Joscha Seutter (University of St Andrews)

The Group at a Glance

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Mathematical Biology group 
School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews
Mathematical Institute
North Haugh
St Andrews
KY16 9SS

Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 3744