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SBIDER Seminars

Our seminars are held on Mondays at 3pm, in the Complexity Seminar Room (D1.07) in Maths (please note new time and location!)

All welcome !

Term 1 Seminars 2019/20

7th Oct No Monday seminar this week, but a special Wednesday seminar from Professor Peter Thompson (University of Pretoria), on Solving the mysteries of Rift Valley fever in southern Africa. 3pm, Wednesday 9th October, in the one off location of MS0.4
14th Oct      
21st Oct Dr Madhusudhan Venkadesan Yale University Form and function of feet and fins. Abstract
28th Oct Prof Graham Medley London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Visceral Leishmanias on the Indian Subcontinent: predictions, targets and dynamics. Abstract
4th Nov Dr Raluca Eftimie University of Dundee REARRANGED FOR 12th FEB 2020
11th Nov Dr Ben Ashby University of Bath

Finding your niche: how competition drives patterns of diversity. Abstract

18th Nov Dr Aaron Lim University of Bristol

Towards hepatitis C virus elimination in high-burden resource-limited settings: Focus on Pakistan. Abstract

25th Nov No seminar due to strike action    
2nd Dec No seminar due to strike action    


Term 3 Seminars 2018/19

29th April Dr Mario Recker University of Exeter

Knowledge gaps and model challenges related to dengue and other arboviral diseases. Abstract

6th May bank holiday    
13th May Dr Marco Polin University of Warwick

Dial-a-Plume: Localised Photo-Bio-Convection on Demand. Abstract

20th May Prof Xavier Didelot University of Warwick (SBIDER)

An analytical journey from pathogen genetics to epidemiology. Abstract

27th May bank holiday    
3rd June Dr Rebecca Mancy University of Glasgow

Emergent clustering of species traits as a driver of biodiversity. Abstract

10th June      
17th June Dr Lilith Whittles Imperial College London

Statistical epidemiology of gonorrhoea: modelling the fitness cost and benefit of antibiotic resistance and potential impact of vaccination. Abstract



12th April


Prof Mick Roberts Massey University

Mathematical eco-epidemiology and the dilution effect. Abstract


Term 2 Seminars 2018/19

21st January Dr Sara Jabbari University of Birmingham

 Novel strategies to tackle bacterial infections: targeting adhesion and persistence. Abstract

28th January Prof Mark Leake  University of York Illuminating the black box of DNA-Protein Interactions. Abstract
4th February Dr Jonathan Harrison University of Warwick (SBIDER)  Testing models of mRNA localization reveals robustness regulated by reducing transport between cells. Abstract
11th February Prof Rowland Kao University of Edinburgh  Combining genomics and epidemiology to analyse bi-directional transmission of Myocbacterium bovis for cattle and badgers in Great Britain. Abstract
18th February Dr Heather Harrington University of Oxford

Comparing models and biological data using computational algebra and topology. Abstract

25th February Dr Tim Rogers University of Bath Strength in numbers: how demographic noise can reverse the direction of selection. Abstract
4th March Dr Ben Swallow University of Warwick (SBIDER) Efficient Bayesian parameter inference for high-dimensional stochastic biological systems using the phase-corrected linear noise approximation. Abstract
11th March Dr Darius Koester University of Warwick  Tracking single myosin II filament dynamics during
acto-myosin network remodeling to understand
the role of mechanical feedback in the
process of pattern formation. Abstract

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