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Hiroko Kamei

MSc in Mathematics

  • Awarded in July 2004, Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick
  • Dissertation Title: Phyllotaxis

MSc in Mathematical Biology and Biophysical Chemistry

Research Interests

  • Pattern formations in biological phenomena
  • Syncrhrony-breaking bifurcations in coupled cell networks
  • Network motifs (from graph theory) and their dynamics

PhD Research

  • PhD thesis title: Interplay between Network Topology and Synchrony-breaking Bifurcation: Homogeneous Four-cell Coupled Cell Networks
  • Supervisors: Prof Ian Stewart (Mathematics Institute)
  • Advisor: Prof Hugh R Woodland (Biological Science Department)
  • Submission and viva 2008, graduation July 2009.


  • 2001-2005: Supervisor of first year Mathematics undergraduates in groups of up to five
  • 2003-2006: Teaching assistant for third year undergraduate Mathematics course "Topics in Mathematical Biology" (MA390)
  • 2004-2007: Teaching assistant for first year ungergraduate Economics course "Mathematics for Economists" (EC119)
  • Awarded the Postgraduate Award (PGA) in Introduction to Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (June 2007)

Publications from PhD

  • Hiroko Kamei (2009), Construction of lattices of balanced equivalence relations for regular homogeneous networks using lattice generators and lattice indices, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 19(11), 3691-3705.
    DOI: 10.1142/S0218127409025067
  • Hiroko Kamei (2009), The existence and classification of synchrony-breaking bifurcations in regular homogeneous networks using lattice structures, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos , 19(11), 3707-3732.
    DOI: 10.1142/S0218127409025079

Later Publications

  • Hiroko Kamei, Robert C. Jackson, Daniella Zheleva and Fordyce A. Davidson (2010), An integrated pharmacokinetic–pharmacodynamic model for an Aurora kinase inhibitor. Journal of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, 37(4), 407-434.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10928-010-9166-0