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Tohoku University Focused Research Project

Interdisciplinary Mathematics toward Smart Innovations

"Mathematical Models of Biological Phenomena and their Analysis"

November 21 -- November 24, 2011

Venue: Sendai International Center
            Aobayama, Sendai 980-0856 (Phone: 022-265-2450)     access


November 21, 2011

14:00     Opening

14:10 -- 14:40   Motoko Kotani (Tohoku University)
Smart Innovation based on mathematics

14:50 -- 15:40   Atsushi Mochizuki (RIKEN Advanced Science Institute)
Structure of regulatory networks and dynamics of bio-molecules: Predicting unknown from known

coffee break

16:00 -- 16:50   Grzegorz Karch (University of Wroclaw)
Unstable patterns in reaction-diffusion systems

17:00 -- 17:50   Takayoshi Ogawa (Tohoku University)
Asymptotic behavior of solutions to degenerate drift-diffusion system

18:00 -- 19:30     Welcome

November 22, 2011

10:00 -- 10:50   Atsushi Tero (Kyushu University)
Adaptive network theorem with true slime mold

11:00 -- 11:50   Ikuko Motoike (Tohoku University)
Branching pattern formation with excitation wave propagation

lunch break

13:30 -- 14:15   Agnieszka Ulikowska (University of Warsaw)
Introduction to structured population dynamics, 1

14:15 -- 15:00   Agnieszka Ulikowska (University of Warsaw)
Introduction to structured population dynamics, 2

15:15 -- 17:30    Poster Session
Steffen Haerting (University of Heidelberg)    Non-Turing patterns in a Turing-type system
Alexandra Koethe (University of Heidelberg)   The role of multistability in biological pattern formation
Masaaki Kudo (Tohoku University)   Movement of solutions with a boundary spike to a semilinear parabolic equation
Madoka Nakayama (Tohoku University)   Stationary solutions of a head regeneration model of hydra based on receptor-ligand reaction
Harunori Monobe (Tohoku University)   Existence and behavior of spherically symmetric solutions for a free boundary problem related to amoeba motion
Thomas Stiehl (University of Heidelberg)   Mathematical modelling of stem cell dynamics: Insights into blood regeneration and leukemia
Masaki E. Tsuda (RIKEN Advanced Science Institute)   Computational analysis for the rotation of Drosophila male terminalia
Agnieszka Ulikowska (University of Warsaw)   Two-sex, age-structured population model

November 23, 2011

10:00 -- 10:50   Yasumasa Nishiura (Hokkaido University)
Is codim 2 singularity imbedded in the dynamics of contemplative amoeboid locomotion?

11:00 -- 11:50   Piotr Gwiazda (University of Warsaw)
Discrete and continuous models of cell differentiation and division

lunch break

13:30 -- 14:20   Masayasu Mimura (Meiji University)
Active aggregation in two-mode randomly dispersing models

14:30 -- 15:20   Andres Chavarria (University of Heidelberg)
Modelling growth and transport processes in plants

coffee break

15:40 -- 16:30   Yoh Iwasa (Kyushu University)
Evolution of masting: synchronized and intermittent reproduction of trees

16:40 -- 17:30   Mario Mommer (University of Heidelberg)
Automatic upscaling of transport through disordered media using random walk data from atomistic models

19:00 -- 21:00     Banquet

November 24, 2011

9:45 -- 10:35   Takashi Teramoto (Chitose Institute of Science and Technology)
Spot dynamics with peanut instability in dissipative systems

10:45 -- 11:25   Masakado Kawata (Tohoku University)
Genetic mechanisms for limits to adaptive evolution

11:30 -- 12:00   Roundtable

12:00   Closing

Scientific Committee: Yoh Iwasa (Fukuoka), Willi Jaeger (Heidelberg), Motoko Kotani (Sendai), Masayasu Mimura (Tokyo), Yasumasa Nishiura (Sapporo)

Organizing Committee: Anna Marciniak-Czochra (Heidelberg), Kanako Suzuki (Sendai), Izumi Takagi (Sendai)

Supported in part by JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) #22244010 "Theory of Differential Equations Applied to Biological Pattern Formation--from Analysis to Synthesis"
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