Accepted Minisymposia

Mini-Symposium How to design evolution-proof public health interventions? (see abstracts)
July 26th, 2018 Organizer: Samuel Alizon
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Carmen Lía Murall
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Erida Gjini Mathematical perspectives on host immunity and antibiotic treatment
14:20-14:40 David A Kennedy Why does drug resistance readily evolve but vaccine resistance does not?
14:40-15:00 Christian Selinger Multiple infections on networks
15:00-15:20 Monika Piotrowska Towards simulation of inter-hospital spread of multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae based on real healthcare system data
Mini-Symposium Quantifying genetic and non-genetic heterogeneity in cancer evolution (see abstracts)
July 23th, 2018 Organizer: Philipp M. Altrock
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Mohit Kumar Jolly
11:40 Speakers Talk
11:40-12:00 Benjamin Werner Measuring single cell divisions in human cancers from multi-region sequencing data
12:00-12:20 Mingyang Lu Understanding the robustness and plasticity of gene regulatory circuits
12:20-12:40 Philipp Martin Altrock Dynamics of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma CAR-T cell therapy
12:40-13:00 Lorand Gabriel Parajdi Mathematical modeling of cell dynamics and optimization problems in chronic myeloid leukemia therapy
Mini-Symposium Mathematical modeling of leukemia and myeloproliferative neoplasms (see abstracts)
July 24th, 2018 Organizer: Morten Andersen
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Thomas Stiehl
10:30 Speakers Talk
10:30-10:50 Thomas Stiehl Modeling feedback signals in acute leukemias: biological insights and clinical applications
10:50-11:10 David Dingli Hematopoietic stem cell dynamics and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
11:10-11:30 Johnny T. Ottesen The Cancitis model: a coupled leukemic-inflammatory response
11:30-11:50 Doron Levy The role of the autologous immune response in chronic myelogenous leukemia
Mini-Symposium Mathematical neuroscience (see abstracts)
July 23th, 2018 Organizer: Daniele Avitabile
Room C8.X.X Co-Organize: Reuben O’Dea
11:40 Speakers Talk
11:40-12:00 Susanne Ditlevsen Inferring visual processing in the brain
12:00-12:20 KrasimiraTsaneva-Atanasova Individual motor signatures and socio-motor biomarkers in schizophrenia
12:20-12:40 Elif Köksal Ersöz Canard mediated mixed-mode bursting oscillations in a rate model
12:40-13:00 Michael Forrester TMS-induced synchronisation in human brain networks
Mini-Symposium Free boundary problems in mathematical biology (see abstracts)
July 24th, 2018 Organizer: Raquel Barreira
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Chandrasekhar Venkataraman
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 José Carrillo Attractive-repulsive models in collective behavior models and applications
14:20-14:40 Tobias Kies Numerical simulation of membrane mediated particle clustering in an elastic model
14:40-15:00 Chandrasekhar Venkataraman Free and moving boundary problems in cell biology
15:00-15:20 Euripides J. Sellountos Boundary domain integral methods for the solution of the Navier - Stokes equations.
Mini-Symposium Current directions in host-parasite coevolution (see abstracts)
July 24th, 2018 Organizer: Alex Best
Room C8.X.X  
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Chaitanya Gokhale Antagonistic coevolution, population dynamics, and implications for the Red Queen
14:20-14:40 Sona John From coevolutionary dynamics to genomics and back: inferring the speed of the Red Queen.
14:40-15:00 Michael Sieber Evolution of parasite host ranges - going beyond trade-offs
15:00-15:20 Alex Best Host-parasite coevolution within communities
Mini-Symposium The interplay between short- and long-range interactions in biology (see abstracts)
July 26th, 2018 Organizer: José Antonio Carrillo
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Maria Bruna
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Alexandria Volkening Agent-based models of pattern formation on the skin of zebrafish
14:20-14:40 Markus Schmidtchen Pattern formation in non-local systems with cross-diffusion
14:40-15:00 Marco Scianna Adhesion and volume constraints via nonlocal interactions determine cell organisation and migration profiles
15:00-15:20 Tommaso Lorenzi Continuum and discrete nonlocal models of spatial evolutionary games
Mini-Symposium Topics on drug resistance in cancer (see abstracts)
July 26th, 2018 Organizer: Jean Clairambault
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Luis Almeida
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Cécile Carrère Growth speed of heterogeneous tumours : a competition-diffusion spreading result
14:20-14:40 Denis Horváth Ecological context of coevolutionary dynamics between cancer and therapeutic intervention
14:40-15:00 Shensi Shen Anti-cancer therapy: Blazing the trail with melanoma
15:00-15:20 Marc Sturrock Mathematical modelling of emergent gene expression
Mini-Symposium Topics in structured population dynamics (see abstracts)
July 23th, 2018 Organizer: Sílvia Cuadrado
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Jordi Ripoll
11:40 Speakres Talk
11:40-12:00 Carles Barril From individuals to populations: densities versus histories
12:00-12:20 Raluca Eftimie A kinetic modelling approach for tumour-macrophages interactions in heterogeneous cell populations
12:20-12:40 Jordi Ripoll Limit procedure for the computation of R0 in structured population models
12:40-13:00 Laurent Pujo-Menjouet Language competition: analysis and qualitative simulations of a deterministic age-structured mathematical model
Mini-Symposium Cross-talk between cells and extracellular matrix in plant and animal development (see abstracts)
July 23th, 2018 Organizer: Eva Deinum
Room C8.X.X  
14:20 Speakers Talk
14:20-14:40 Eva Deinum On growth and form in plants and animals: crosstalk between cytoskeleton and extracellular matrix
14:40-15:00 Julio Belmonte A theory that predicts behaviors of disordered cytoskeletal networks
15:00-15:20 Adam Runions Why plants make puzzle-shaped cells
15:20-15:40 Louis Daniel Weise Mechanical model to study plant development
15:40-16:00 Diego A. Vargas Discrete element model of the cell to explore how HUVECs respond to mechanical properties of the substrate
Mini-Symposium Migration and invasion of eukaryotic cells: from experiments to models (see abstracts)
July 26th, 2018 Organizer: Christophe Deroulers
Room C8.X.X  
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Roeland Merks Modeling of mechanical and chemical cell-matrix interactions driving cell migration and invasion
14:20-14:40 Yi Jiang Leading the pack: leader and follower in collective cancer invasion
14:40-15:00 Anja Voss-Böhme Impact of cell migration plasticity on tumor growth and invasion: a cell-based approach
15:00-15:20 Christophe Deroulers Fronts in populations of self-regulating cells
Mini-Symposium Collective migration in interacting cell systems (see abstracts)
July 26th, 2018 Organizer: Andreas Deutsch
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Luigi Preziosi
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Josué Manik Nava-Sedeño The role of persistency in single and collective cell migration
14:20-14:40 Medhavi Vishwakarma Influence of group decisions on collective cell migration
14:40-15:00 Andras Czirok Collective effects of cell motility within stratified epithelia
15:00-15:20 Annachiara Colombi Non-local hybrid model for collective cell migration during zebrafish posterior lateral line development
Mini-Symposium Plant models (B): modelling life in soil (see abstracts)
July 25th, 2018 Organizer: Lionel Dupuy
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Mariya Ptashnyk
10:30 Speakers Talk
10:30-10:50 Dani Or Microbial life in soil aggregates - from hotspots to soil biogeochemical fluxes
10:50-11:10 Matthias Mimault A SPH model for growth of plant roots
11:10-11:30 Siul Ruiz Mechanical and biophysical constraints affecting soil bioturbation by earthworms and plant roots
11:30-11:50 Lionel X. Dupuy The random walks of roots in a granular media
Mini-Symposium Algebraic, analytic, and algorithmic approaches to steady states of reaction networks (see abstracts)
July 25th, 2018 Organizer: Elisenda Feliu
Room C8.X.X  
10:30 Speakers Talk
10:30-10:50 Elisenda Feliu Node balanced steady states: unifying and generalizing complex and detailed balanced steady states
10:50-11:10 Stefan Müller Characterizing generalized mass-action systems with a unique complex-balancing equilibrium
11:10-11:30 Georg Regensburger Computing sign-vector conditions for bounding the number of complex-balancing equilibria
11:30-11:50 Balázs Boros Weak reversibility implies existence of a positive steady state
11:50-12:10 Gheorghe Craciun Polynomial dynamical systems and reaction networks: persistence, permanence and global stability
Mini-Symposium Mathematical modeling in physiology: one main road towards personalized medicine (see abstracts)
July 25th, 2018 Organizer: Andrea de Gaetano
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Jerry Batzel
10:30 Speakers Talk
10:30-10:50 Franz Kappel Challenges for mathematical modelling in view of personalized medicine
10:50-11:10 Thomas Heldt Model-based estimation for noninvasive intracranial pressure monitoring
11:10-11:30 Andrea de Gaetano Modeling of ventilator-patient interaction
11:30-11:50 Luciano Curcio A simple cardiovascular model for the study of haemorrhagic shock
11:50-12:10 Irina Pashchenko Personalized mathematical modeling of whole body glucose metabolism for insulin therapy adjustment
Mini-Symposium Multi-scale models of cell behaviour (see abstracts)
July 24th, 2018 Organizer: Enrico Gavagnin
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Christian A. Yates
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Enrico Gavagnin Modelling persistence in motion of interacting cells at multiple scales
14:20-14:40 Andreas Deutsch Biological lattice-gas cellular automaton models for the analysis of collective behaviour in interacting cell populations
14:40-15:00 Linus J. Schumacher Semblance of heterogeneity in collective cell migration
15:00-15:20 Christian A. Yates Incorporating a multistage representation of the cell cycle into models of cell migration
Mini-Symposium Hybrid modelling in biology (see abstracts)
July 23th, 2018 Organizer: Francesco Giannino
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Christian E. Vincenot
11:40 Speakers Talk
11:40-12:00 Francesco Giannino Vegetation pattern formation: system dynamics, individual-based hybrid modelling exercises
12:00-12:20 Gudrun Wallentin Dynamic coupling of Individual-based with system-dynamics models to represent multi-scale systems
12:20-12:40 Constantinos Siettos Bridging scales: from the atomistic simulations to the systematic numerical analysis of the emergent behaviour
12:40-13:00 Dimitrios Gkousis Valid reduced Michaelis-Menten models
Mini-Symposium Mathematics at the interface of collective behavior and emergent phenomena in biology (see abstracts)
July 25th, 2018 Organizer: Jason M. Graham
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Simon Garnier
10:30 Speakers Talk
10:30-10:50 Gonzalo Polavieja Models of collective behavior
10:50-11:10 Richard P. Mann Rational collective decision making, in the lab and in the wild
11:10-11:30 Violet Mwaffo Determining cause-and-effect relationships from raw trajectory data of collective behavior
11:30-11:50 James A.R. Marshall When Condorcet is wrong (almost always) and what to do about it
11:50-12:10 Daniel Strömbom A comparison of polarization inducing mechanisms for modeling collective motion
Mini-Symposium Dynamics and oscillations of reaction networks (see abstracts)
July 23th, 2018 Organizer: Josef Hofbauer
Room C8.X.X    
11:40 Speakers Talk
11:40-12:00 Josef Hofbauer Dynamics of generalized mass-action systems
12:00-12:20 Alan D. Rendall Bounded and unbounded oscillations in the Selkov model of glycolysis
12:20-12:40 Anne Shiu Multisite phosphorylation systems: bistability, oscillations, and a rational parametrization of steady states
12:40-13:00 Maya Mincheva Parametric sensitivity analysis of a gene regulation delay model
Mini-Symposium Hematopoiesis and its diseases (see abstracts)
July 24th, 2018 Organizer: Tony Humphries
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Laurent Pujo-Menjouet
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Tony Humphries Modelling granulopoiesis with state-dependent delays
14:20-14:40 Mostafa Adimy Age-structured and delay differential-difference model of hematopoietic stem cell dynamics
14:40-15:00 Anna Marciniak-Czochra Clonal evolution and emergence of resistance in acute leukemias: insights from mathematical modeling
15:00-15:20 Adélia Sequeira Modeling and simulations of the blood coagulation process
Mini-Symposium New trends in modelling cardiovascular diseases (see abstracts)
July 26th, 2018 Organizer: Nader El Khatib
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Adélia Sequeira
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Vitaly Volpert Reaction-diffusion waves of blood coagulation in quiescent plasma and in flow
14:20-14:40 Jorge Tiago Towards patient specific blood flow simulations: a velocity tracking approach
14:40-15:00 Nader El Khatib Patient specific 3D numerical fluid-structure interaction model for blood flow in an atherosclerotic artery
15:00-15:20 Oualid Kafi Mathematical modeling of the hydrodynamics of a free-flowing leukocyte toward the endothelial wall
Mini-Symposium Multi-scale modeling and simulations of stochastic systems in biology (see abstracts)
July 25th, 2018 Organizer: Jae Kyoung Kim
Room C8.X.X    
10:30 Speakres Talk
10:30-10:50 Jae Kyoung Kim Reduction of multiscale stochastic biochemical reaction networks
10:50-11:10 Ankit Gupta Adaptive hybrid simulation and sensitivity estimation for multiscale stochastic reaction networks
11:10-11:30 Stefan Hellander Mesoscopic-microscopic spatial stochastic simulation with automatic system partitioning
11:30-11:50 Christopher Lester Robustly simulating biochemical reaction kinetics using multi-level Monte Carlo approaches
11:50-12:10 Stephen Smith The effect of cell-cell coupling on single-cell noise
Mini-Symposium Assuming compartmental models in infectious disease dynamics. Does it hurt? (see abstracts)
July 27th, 2018 Organizer: Ka Yin Leung
Room C8.X.X    
11:00 Speakers Talk
11:00-11:20 Odo Diekmann Renewal equations should be ubiquitous in the world of epidemic models
11:20-11:40 Gergely Röst Pairwise approximations of non-Markovian network epidemics
11:40-12:00 Tom Britton Epidemic models with symptomatic and asymptomatic cases: who causes most infections?
12:00-12:20 Venetia Karamitsou The importance of within-host dynamics for the population level evolution of influenza in a non-Markovian model
12:20-12:40 Lorenzo Pellis Modelling the individual-level transmission process: do the details matter?
Mini-Symposium Brain networks: a window on brain function and dysfunction (see abstracts)
July 25th, 2018 Organizer: Marinho A. Lopes
Room C8.X.X    
10:30 Speakers Talk
10:30-10:50 Joana Cabral Whole-brain network dynamics: mathematical models and mechanistic scenarios
10:50-11:10 Ernesto Pereda Multiplex network fingerprints of the risk of evolution from early stages of Alzheimer's disease
11:10-11:30 Timothée Proix Spatiotemporal modeling of seizure propagation and termination in human focal epilepsy
11:30-11:50 Gorka Zamora-López Understanding the relation between structural and functional brain connectomes
Mini-Symposium Logical modelling of (multi)cellular networks (see abstracts)
July 27th, 2018 Organizer: Pedro T. Monteiro
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Claudine Chaouiya
11:00 Speakers Talk
11:00-11:20 Claudine Chaouiya Logical modelling of cellular networks, introduction and methodological challenges
11:20-11:40 Elisa Tonello Local negative circuits and cyclic attractors: a Boolean satisfiability approach
11:40-12:00 Elisabeth Remy Boolean dynamics of compound regulatory circuits
12:00-12:20 Heike Siebert Approximating the behavior of Boolean networks
12:20-12:40 Denis Thieffry Logical modelling of the regulatory network governing dorsal-ventral axis specification in the sea urchin P. lividus
Mini-Symposium Recent trends in the modeling and control of the glucose-insulin system (see abstracts)
July 27th, 2018 Organizer: Pasquale Palumbo
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Alessandro Borri
11:00 Speakers Talk
11:00-11:20 György Eigner Blood glucose regulation possibilities by modern robust control methodologies
11:20-11:40 Claude Moog Clinical assessment of a new biomathematical model for decision making in functional insulin therapy
11:40-12:00 Gunnar Cedersund Multi-level modelling of diabetes for improved treatments and understanding
12:00-12:20 Jiaxu Li An integrated system towards artificial pancreas and its numerical trials
12:20-12:40 Jorge Bondia Physiological modelling of counterregulatory response to hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes
Mini-Symposium Exploring the tissue regeneration processes through mathematical modelling (see abstracts)
July 24th, 2018 Organizer: Diane Peurichard
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Dirk Drasdo
10:30 Speakers Talk
10:30-10:50 Osvaldo Chara Data-driven multi-scale model of tissue regeneration in axolotl
10:50-11:10 Aurélie Carlier In silico clinical trials for pediatric orphan diseases: a case study
11:00-11:20 Yanlan Mao Wound edge fluidity promotes epithelial wound healing
11:20-11:40 Anotida Madzvamuse Recent advances in mathematical modelling of cell migration
Mini-Symposium Plant models (A): plant development (see abstracts)
July 23th, 2018 Organizer: Mariya Ptashnyk
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Lionel Dupuy
14:20 Speakers Talk
14:20-14:40 Leah R Band Modelling auxin dynamics in the plant root: cell-based and continuum approaches
14:40-15:00 Arezki Boudaoud Understanding the robustness of morphogenesis using stochastic mechanical models of organ growth
15:00-15:20 George Bassel The interplay between global and local rules regulates multicellular morphogenesis
15:20-15:40 Yann Guédon Identifying developmental patterns in plant phenotyping data
15:40-16:00 Henry Allen Mathematical modelling and analysis of the interplay between auxin and brassinosteroid in plant tissues
Mini-Symposium Mathematical models for pest control (see abstracts)
July 26th, 2018 Organizer: Andrea Pugliese
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Bedreddine Ainseba
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Bedreddine Ainseba Are we able to predict pest dynamics?
14:20-14:40 Sara Pasquali A population dynamics model as tool for pest control in vineyards
14:40-15:00 Rachel Norman A mathematical model of armyworm dynamics and control using a biological control agent
15:00-15:20 Claudia Pio Ferreira The influence of landscape diversity on insect-pest dispersal and establishment
Mini-Symposium Partial differential equation models in ecology and evolution (see abstracts)
July 24th, 2018 Organizer: Max Souza
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Reinhard Bürger
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Max Souza Continuous approximations of finite-population stochastic models: the PDE viewpoint
14:20-14:40 Silvia Cuadrado Asymptotic behavior of some selection-mutation equations
14:40-15:00 Gaël Raoul Dynamics of an asexual population facing climate change
15:00-15:20 Linlin Su Clines with partial panmixia across a geographical barrier in an unbounded unidimensional habitat
Mini-Symposium Computational statistics and Bayesian inference for stochastic biological models (see abstracts)
July 26th, 2018 Organizer: Massimiliano Tamborrino
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Evelyn Buckwar
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Massimiliano Tamborrino Likelihood-free methods for the inference of non-renewal point processes arising from neuroscience
14:20-14:40 Irene Tubikanec Structural preserving numerical method and Bayesian inference for stochastic neuronal mass models
14:40-15:00 Annalisa Cadonna Bayesian spectral estimation methods for multiple time series and application to multichannel EEG
15:00-15:20 Moritz Schauer Bayesian estimation of diffusions applied to compartment models
Mini-Symposium Epidemic models: from individual decision to collective dynamics (see abstracts)
July 24th, 2018 Organizer: Gabriel Turinici
Room C8.X.X    
10:30 Speakers Talk
10:30-10:50 Bruno Buonomo Public health intervention in behavioral vaccination models: analysis and control
10:50-11:10 Alberto d'Onofrio Vaccine opinion dynamics: imitation game reloaded
11:10-11:30 Tim Reluga Social distancing epidemic games, diagnosis, and incomplete information
11:30-11:50 Francesco Salvarani A mean field games approach to imperfect vaccination
Mini-Symposium Spatial patterns across ecology: differences and similarities (see abstracts)
July 24th, 2018 Organizer: Frits Veerman
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Koen Siteur
14:00 Speakers Talk
14:00-14:20 Johan van de Koppel Multi-scale patterns in self-organized ecosystems: a new hype or something really important?
14:20-14:40 Annalisa Iuorio Interplay of water and toxicity in vegetation pattern formation
14:40-15:00 Lukas Eigentler How does long-range dispersal affect pattern formation in semi-arid vegetation?
15:00-15:20 Koen Siteur Vegetation patterns and ecosystem degradation: towards a complete indicator framework
Mini-Symposium A multiscale approach to `Growth and Form' (see abstracts)
July 23th, 2018 Organizer: Chandrasekhar Venkataraman
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Mariya Ptashnyk
11:40 Speakers Talk
11:40-12:00 John King Multiphase approaches to tissue growth
12:00-12:20 Harsha Hutridurga Evolution by competition-diffusion in heterogeneous environments
12:20-12:40 Dagmar Iber How to shape an organ? Computational models of organogenesis
12:40-13:00 Fred Vermolen Cell-based and continuum scale models for the contraction of burns
Mini-Symposium Multi-scale mathematical models in endocrinology (see abstracts)
July 23th, 2018 Organizer: Margaritis Voliotis
Room C8.X.X Co-Organizer: Eder Zavala
14:20 Speakers Talk
14:20-14:40 David Rand Stochastic transcriptional dynamics and spatial signalling for the prolactin gene in single cells and tissue.
14:40-15:00 Frédérique Clément Middle-out multi-scale modelling of the development of ovarian follicles
15:00-15:20 Eder Zavala Developing a multiscale mathematical understanding of the HPA axis
15:20-15:40 Duncan J. MacGregor Population-based signal processing and stimulus-response in oxytocin neurones
15:40-16:00 Benoit Huard Multiple scale analysis and periodic solutions in a model of ultradian glucose regulation
Mini-Symposium Reduction and structure of reaction networks (see abstracts)
July 23th, 2018 Organizer: Carsten Wiuf
Room C8.X.X    
14:20 Speakers Talk
14:20-14:40 Carsten Wiuf Model reduction and the QSSA
14:40-15:00 Murad Banaji Inheritance of oscillation in chemical reaction networks
15:00-15:20 Casian Pantea Bistability in mass action: inheritance from small subnetworks
15:20-15:40 AmirHosein Sadeghimanesh Intermediates, binomiality and multistationarity
15:40-16:00 János Tóth Further inverse problems