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Mathematical Biology Seminar - NJIT - Fall 2005

Seminars are held on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. in 611 Cullimore Hall, unless noted otherwise. Refreshments are usually served at 3:30 pm. For questions about the seminar schedule, please contact Victor Matveev (matveev "at"

Date Speaker and Title
September 13 Eric Salathé, Department of Mathematics, Lehigh University
Mathematical Modeling of Oxygen Transport to Tissue
September 20 Nicolas Brunel, CNRS, Laboratory of Neurophysics and Physiology, Université Paris 5
Optimal information storage and the distribution of synaptic weights: experiment vs theory
September 27 Jonathan D. Drover, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NJIT
A model of electrically induced phosphenes
October 4* Pascale Rabbah, Department of Biological Sciences, Rutgers-Newark
Investigation of the intrinsic and synaptic properties of pacemaker neurons in an oscillatory neural network (Ph.D. Thesis Defense)
*Special time and location: 3:00pm, Aidekman Seminar Room, Rutgers campus
October 11 Remus Osan, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
Single and multiple-spikes traveling wave solutions in integrate and fire neural networks
October 18 Avraham Soffer, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Dynamics of DNA: a new model and some applications
October 25 TBA (previously announced talk cancelled)
November 1* Neuroscience Symposium: Illuminating the Biological Manuscript: Imageable Function in Channels, Cells, Circuits, and Cognition
NJIT Campus Center Ballroom, 9:00am-5:00pm
November 8 R. E. Lee DeVille, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Finite-size effects and stochastic resonance
November 17* Michael Graupner, CNRS, Laboratory of Neurophysics and Physiology, Université Paris 5
Transitions in a bistable model of the calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase phosphatase system in response to STDP protocols
*Note special day and location: Thursday 4pm, Cullimore Lecture Hall 3 (1st floor)
November 22 Previously announced talk cancelled
November 29 Ernest Barreto, Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, George Mason University
Models of Electric Field Modulation of Synchronization and Activity Propagation
December 6 Esther Stern, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
A method for decoding neurophysiological responses to arbitrary spike trains

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