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Monday 1 February 2010

Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics

Organisers: M.Mobilia (Leeds), R.S.MacKay

(pdf of programme)

This is the launch meeting of the London Mathematical Society supported network CoSyDy.

All talks will be in Room B3.02 Mathematics Institute, Zeeman Building

  • 12:15 Buffet Lunch
  • 13:05 Welcome
  • 13:10-13:55 R.Blythe (Edinburgh) Simple stochastic models of evolutionary dynamics with applications in ecology and linguistics
  • 14:00-14:25 T.Alarcon (Bilbao) Robustness, phenotypical variability and their role in progression to cancer
  • 14:30-14:55 A.Black (Manchester) Stochastic amplification in epidemic models with seasonal forcing
  • 15:00 Tea in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 15:30-16:15 N.Britton (Bath) Theories of Bio-diversity
  • 16:20-16:45 J.Tailleur (Edinburgh) Arrested phase separation in reproducing bacteria: a generic route to pattern formation?
  • 16:50-17:15 M.Keeling (Warwick) The role of stochasticity in disease evolution
  • 17:20 Wine and snacks in the Mathematics Institute Common Room