### Organizers

Many mathematical models of biological systems have addressed only an isolated aspect of the system -- such as its biochemistry or mechanics -- and these simplified (yet not simple) models have shed much light on fundamental processes. Recently, biological modeling has now advanced to the point where integrative models that couple multiple processes are often developed. Typically, such models involve different spatial and temporal scales. Examples include models of tumor growth that couple solid mechanics with cell signaling and biochemistry and models of blood flow in the heart that couple solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, and bioelectricity. Common to these integrative models is the inclusion of experimental data that has high resolution both in time and space. The effective use of such models calls for new mathematical and numerical techniques; for instance, in the solution of inverse problems, in the derivation of more robust methods for parameter estimation, and in the determination of better numerical methods for the handling of multiscale coupling. This workshop seeks to address some of these challenges through a series of lectures and discussions.

### Accepted Speakers

Monday, October 5, 2009 | |
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Tuesday, October 6, 2009 | |
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Wednesday, October 7, 2009 | |
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Thursday, October 8, 2009 | |
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Name | Affiliation | |
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Anderson, Alexander | Yvette.Mieles@moffitt.org | H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute |

Aoi, Mikio | mikioaoi@gmail.com | Biomathematics, North Carolina State University |

Azencott , Robert | razencot@math.uh.edu | Mathematics, University of Houston |

Batszel, Jerry | Jerry_batzel@uni-graz.at | Institute of Mathematics, University of Graz, Austria |

Beard, Daniel | dbeard@mcw.edu | Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin |

Buzzard, Greg | buzzard@math.purdue.edu | Mathematics, Purdue University |

Canic, Suncica (Sunny) | canic@math.uh.edu | Department of Mathematics, University of Houston |

Capaldi, Alex | alex_capaldi@ncsu.edu | Mathematics, North Carolina State University |

Chen, Jing | jchen@math.duke.edu | Mathematics, Duke University |

Chou, Ching-Shan | chou@math.ohio-state.edu | Mathematics, The Ohio State University |

Chow, Carson | carsonc@mail.nih.gov | NIH/NIDDK/LBM |

Chrispell, John | jchrispe@tulane.edu | Center for Computational Science, Tulane University |

Cohen, Avis | avis@umd.edu | Department of Biology and Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, University of Maryland at Baltimore |

Crowl-Erickson, Lindsay | crowl@math.utah.edu | Department of Mathematics, University of Utah |

Datta, Subhra | datta.20@osu.edu | MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY |

David , Tim | tim.david@canterbury.ac.nz | Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Canterbury |

Deng, Shaozhong | shaodeng@uncc.edu | Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte |

Desta, Tadios | tdesta@cscc.edu | CSCC |

Dosanjh, Achi | achi.dosanjh@springer.com | Springer US |

Dunmyre, Justin | mathemagician@gmail.com | Mathematics Department, University of Pittsburgh |

Fauci, Lisa | fauci@tulane.edu | Department of Mathematics, Tulane University |

Fogelson, Aaron | fogelson@math.utah.edu | Department of Mathematics, University of Utah |

Gedeon, Tomas | tgedeon@gmail.com | Mathematics, Montana State University |

Gremaud, Pierre | gremaud@ncsu.edu | Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University |

Griffith, Boyce | griffith@cims.nyu.edu | Medicine, New York University School of Medicine |

Guidoboni, Giovanna | gio@math.uh.edu | Department of Mathematics, University of Houston |

Hamlet, Christy | chamlet@email.unc.edu | Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill |

Hao, Jian | jhao@math.iupui.edu | Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Indiana University--Purdue University |

Hartley , Craig | chartley@bcm.edu | Baylor College of Medicine |

Heldt, Thomas | thomas@mit.edu | Laboratory for Electromagnetic & Electronic Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology |

Hsu, Chia-Yu | chsu1@tulane.edu | Department of Mathematics, Tulane University |

Kelley , Tim | Tim_Kelley@ncsu.edu | Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University |

Korman , Philip | kormanp@ucmail.uc.edu | Mathematical Sciences, University of Cincinnati |

Leiderman-Gregg, Karin | karin@math.utah.edu | Mathematics Department, University of Utah |

Little, Stephen | TNottage@tmhs.org | Cardiovascular Imaging Section, Department of Cardiology, Houston Methodist Hospital |

Lowengrub, John | lowengrb@math.uci.edu | Dept of Math, University of California, Irvine |

Maggio, Nick | cmaggio@tulane.edu | Mathematics, Tulane University |

Miller, Laura | lam9@email.unc.edu | Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill |

Olson, Sarah | solson2@tulane.edu | Mathematics, Tulane University |

Olufsen, Mette | msolufse@ncsu.edu | Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University |

Ottesen, Johnny | Johnny@ruc.dk | Department of Mathematics and Physics, Roskilde University Center |

Perego, Mauro | mauro@mathcs.emory.edu | Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University |

Quaini, Annalisa | quaini@math.uh.edu | Mathematics, University of Houston |

Rejniak, Katarzyna | Kasia.Rejniak@moffitt.org | H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute |

Rubin, Jonathan | rubin@euler.math.pitt.edu | Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh |

Seok, Sang-Cheol | seoks@ccri.net | Battelle Center for Mathematical Medicine, The Research Inst. @ Nationwide Children's Hospt. |

Song, Sang Ok | sas261@pitt.edu | Mathematics Department, University of Pittsburgh |

Spardy, Lucy | les65@pitt.edu | Mathematics Department, University of Pittsburgh |

Valdez-Jasso, Daniela | dvaldez@ncsu.edu | Department of Mathematics and Statistics, North Carolina State University |

Veneziani, Alessandro | ale@mathcs.emory.edu | Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University |

Verghese, George | verghese@mit.edu | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology |

Wang, Jiaoyan | jiaoyanwang@163.com | Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh |

Yamada, Richard | yryamada@umich.edu | Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan |

Zheng, Xiaoming | zheng1x@cmich.edu | Mathematics, Central Michigan University |