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Applications received up to 10 weeks in advance will receive full consideration.


  • 2015 Summer REU Program

    June 8 - August 14, 2015
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    The goal of this MBI NSF-funded program is to introduce students to exciting new areas of mathematical biology, to involve them in collaborative research with their peers and faculty mentors, and to increase their interest in mathematical biology.... Read More

  • 2015 Undergraduate Capstone Conference

    August 10 - 14, 2015
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    A student centered conference featuring talks and posters by students doing research in mathematical biology, keynotes by prominent mathematical biologists, a graduate studies recruitment fair, and other special features including a conference... Read More

  • Workshop on Omics Data Analysis

    September 16 - 18, 2015
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    This workshop is open to all postdoctoral individuals and junior faculty at The Ohio State University who wish to train and gain expertise in genomic data analyses. This workshop will leverage the expertise of faculty and staff at OSU, including:... Read More

  • Workshop 1: Geometric and Topological Modeling of Biomolecules

    September 28 - October 2, 2015
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    Modern biological sciences build their foundations on molecular descriptions of DNA, RNA and proteins as essential components. The molecular mechanisms of and the interactions between these components are pivotal to the fundamental secrets of life.... Read More

  • Workshop 2: Multiple Faces of Biomolecular Electrostatics

    October 12 - 16, 2015
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    Electrostatic interactions are fundamental in nature and ubiquitous in all biomolecules, including proteins, nucleic acids, lipid bilayers, sugars, etc. Electrostatic interactions are inherently of long range, which leads to computational... Read More

  • CTW: Uncertainty, Sensitivity and Predictability in Ecology: Mathematical Challenges and Ecological Applications

    October 26 - 30, 2015
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    Uncertainty underlines almost every problem in mathematical ecology, and understanding its implications leads to substantial new mathematical challenges. Issues of uncertainty arise particularly in the structure of models, as reflected by the choice... Read More

  • Workshop 3: Modeling and Computation of Transmembrane Transport

    November 16 - 20, 2015
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    All fundamental self-sustaining processes of living organisms are based on their ability to receive, process, create and transmit signals. Human sensory systems receive a vast variety of signals, including photonic, acoustic, thermal, mechanical,... Read More

  • Workshop 4: Mathematical Challenges in Drug and Protein Design

    December 7 - 11, 2015
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    Rational drug design and protein design have a profound impact to human health care. A fundamental goal is to predict whether a given molecule will bind to a biomolecule, such as a protein, so as to activate or inhibit its function, which in turn... Read More

  • Workshop 1: Dynamics in Networks with Special Properties

    January 25 - 29, 2016
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    Network structures underlie models for the dynamical descriptions and bifurcations in a wide range of biological phenomena. These include models for subcellular genomic and signaling processes, neural models at single-cell or multiple-cell level,... Read More

  • CTW: Modeling and Inference from Single Molecule to Cells

    February 8 - 12, 2016
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    Recent advances in in vitro and in vivo experimental techniques now generate data on living systems from single molecule length scales to whole cell populations and time scales not previously achievable. Concurrently, there have been significant... Read More

  • Workshop 2: The Interplay of Stochastic and Deterministic Dynamics in Networks

    February 22 - 26, 2016
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    Many advances in modern biosciences will depend on our ability to harness the vast amounts of data coming from increasingly more complicated experimental techniques by using sophisticated methods of mathematical analysis. The modeling challenges... Read More

  • Workshop 3: Generalized Network Structures and Dynamics

    March 21 - 25, 2016
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    The majority of current research efforts that explore network-based biological questions make a series of simplifying assumptions about the nature of the networks themselves. The primary purpose of such assumptions has been to enable the application... Read More

  • Workshop 4: Control and Observability of Network Dynamics

    April 11 - 15, 2016
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    Control and dynamical systems go hand in hand in biology. Dynamic networks and processes that occur on them can be used to describe many biological processes. Understanding the emergent properties of these systems, how they are influenced, and how... Read More

  • Workshop 1: Topological, Geometric, and Statistical Techniques in Biological Data Analysis

    September 12 - 16, 2016
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    Algebraic topology is the standard mathematical tool for studying and classify global nonlinear structures and functions. The construction of scientific computational tools make it possible to apply techniques from algebraic topology directly to... Read More

  • Workshop 2: Models for Oncogenesis, Clonality and Tumor Progression

    September 26 - 30, 2016
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    High throughput sequencing provides an unprecedented opportunity to interrogate somatic alterations in single cells, individual patients and large cohorts, across multiple spatial and time points and in response to treatment. However, the sheer... Read More

  • Workshop 3: Dynamical Systems and Data Analysis in Neuroscience: Bridging the Gap

    October 17 - 21, 2016
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    Powerful technologies exist - and continue to emerge - for large-scale recording and manipulation of neuronal activity. However, even as neuronal data become increasingly rich and imaging procedures become increasingly sophisticated, only a small... Read More