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Immunotherapies

10:40 – 11:00 – Agent-based and continuum models for spatial dynamics of infection by oncolytic viruses and its interaction with the immune system / Presenting author: David Morselli.

11:00 – 11:20 – A linear optimal control model of immunotherapy for recurrent autoimmune disease. / Presenting author: Kamilia Azib.

11:20 – 11:40 – Targeting cellular exhaustion as a means to potentially improve immunotherapeutic efforts against solid tumors / Presenting author: Tyler Simmons

11:40 – 12:00 – Optimising cancer vaccine effectiveness via a delay differential equation model of variable T cell avidity / Presenting author: Georgio Hawi

Cell migration

17:20 – 17:40 – Computing the dynamics of motile bacteria using a calibrated numerical model / Presenting author: Bruce Rodenborn.

17:40 – 18:00 – Modelling diffrential adhesion in stochactic and mean-field models of cell migration / Presenting author: Shahzeb Raja Noureen.

18:00 – 18:20 – Mathematical modelling of mechanical communication between cells / Presenting author: Juan Arellano-Tinto.

Predator-prey models

15:00 – 15:20 – Qualitative analysis in a discrete-time model of competing prey with a shared predator / Presenting author: Debasis Mukherjee.

15:20 – 15:40 – Impact of predator-driven Allee and spatiotemporal effects on a simple predator-prey model / Presenting author: Kaushik Kayal.

15:40 – 16:00 – The wolverine and reindeer: on the role of prey senescence in predator-prey dynamics / Presenting author: Ludek Berec.

16:00 – 16:20 – Growing up and feeling like a loser. Impact of maturation delay on the eco-evolutionary dynamics of zero sum games in changing envionment / Presenting author: Krzysztof Argasinski.

Gaussian processes and inference for dynamical systems

Organizers: John Fricks
10:40 – 11:00 – Gaussian processes for the inference of partially known mechanistic models used for clinical trial / Presenting author: Julien Martinelli.

11:00 – 11:20 – Curve registration for mechanistic models: application for treatment effect analysis / Presenting author: Quentin Clairon.

11:20 – 11:40 – Manifold-constrained Gaussian processes for estimating and assessing differential equation models / Presenting author: Samuel Wong.

11:40 – 12:00 – Parameter stimation for ordinary differential equations with time warping / Presenting author: John Fricks.

Virus Modelling

17:20 – 17:40 – Viral kinetics for early infection of SARS-CoV-2 and risk analysis / Presenting author: Jingsi Xu.

17:40 – 18:00 – Accurate and efficient integration of within-host models into discrete stochastic population models of infectious diseases / Presenting author: Mark B Flegg.

18:00 – 18:20 – Efficient coupling of within-and between-host infectious disease dynamics / Presenting author: Cameron Smith.

Recent developments on tumor growth models: analysis and simulations

Organizer: Xinran Ruan
15:00 – 15:20 – PDE models for the spatial spread and evolutionary dynamics of heterogeneous cell population / Presenting author: Tommaso Lorenzi.

15:20 – 15:40 – Tumor growth with a necrotic core as an obstacle problem in pressure / Presenting author: Zhennan Zhou.

15:40 – 16:00 – Mathematical problems in a class of tumor growth models / Presenting author: Yu Feng.

16:00 – 16:20 – Structure preserving schemes for tumor growth models / Presenting author: Xinran Ruan.

Modelling collective cell migration across scales: from individual-based to continuum models

Organizers: Juan JimΓ©nez – SΓ‘nchez & Tommaso Lorenzi.

10:40 – 11:00 – Macroscopic limits of kinetic equations for interacting multi-species systems / Presenting author: Gissell Estrada-RodrΓ­guez.

11:00 – 11:20 -Modelling collective migration of phenotypically heterogeneous cell populations: a multiscale kinetic approach/ Presenting author: Nadia Loy.

11:20 – 11:40 – Evolution of phenotypic plasticity leads to tumour heterogeneity with implications for therapy / Presenting author: Simon Syga.

11:40 – 12:00 – Linking discrete and continuous models of cell birth and migration / Presenting author: Duncan Martinson.
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Population dynamics (animals)

15:00 – 15:20 – Incorporating heterogenity in farmer disease control behaviour into a livestock disease transmission model / Presenting author: Edward Hill.

15:20 – 15:40 – A simulation model for porcine diseases in a farrow-to-finish pig farm with intra-herd transmission through animal and farmer movements / Presenting author: Jerrold M. Tubay.

15:40 – 16:00 – Identifying environmental and ecological risk factors for highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild birds / Presenting author: Joe Hilton.

16:00 – 16:20 – Bioeconomic modelling for sustainable biological control against a cabbage pest / Presenting author: FrΓ©dΓ©ric Grognard.

Unravelling brain phisiology and pathology: the role of mathematical modelling

Organizers: Chiara Giverso & Giulio Lucci

10:40 – 11:00 – Incorporating phenotypic heterogeneity in mathematical models for the growth of brain tumours: A non-local reaction-diffusion approach / Presenting author: Francesca Ballatore

11:00 – 11:20 – Modeling the growth of brain metastases / Presenting author: Beatriz OcaΓ±a Tienda.

11:20 – 11:40 – The multiscale mechanics of axonal growth / Presenting author: Hadrien Oliveri

11:40 – 12:00 – Spatial multi-scale model of tumor metaboslism / Presenting author: AngΓ©lique StΓ©phanou

Travelling wave phenomena in biology (II)

Organizers: Gabriel Piedrafita & Qiyao (Alice) Peng & JosΓ© Manuel GarcΓ­a Aznar

17:00 – 17:20 – ravelling waves in dryland ecology / Presenting author: Gabriele Grifo.

17:20 – 17:40 – Derivation and travelling wave analysis of phenotype-structured models in cancer invasion / Presenting author: Fiona Macfarlane.

17:40 – 18:00 – Negative feedback driving biodiversity: Transient biomass dristributions and the Janzen-Connell hypothesis / Presenting author: Frits Veerman.

18:00 – 18:20 – Topological defect law for migrating banded vegetation patterns / Presenting author: David Pinto-Ramos.