Modeling and Simulations of Complex Biological Systems - Part I of IV
For Part II, see MS-Th-E-54
For Part III, see MS-Fr-D-54
For Part IV, see MS-Fr-E-54

Date: August 13
Time: 13:30--15:30
Room: 1-2

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Liu, Xinfeng (Univ. of South Carolina)
Ju, Lili (Univ. of South Carolina)

Abstract: This mini-symposium aims to bring together researchers focusing on using modeling and numerical approach to study complex biological systems including (but not limited to) cell signaling pathways, complex bio-fluids, biofilms, cell polarization, developmental and cell biology, and stem cells, and etc. Such complex biological systems in general consist of multiple interacting components that exhibit complicated temporal and spatial dynamics. Furthermore, feedback, nonlinearities and multiple time and length scales often make such systems extremely difficult to describe, model or predict. The invited speakers will discuss the challenges of modeling such complex systems, introduce new computational techniques to simulate them and, where possible, present novel analytical techniques to extract meaningful information.

Competing interactions on bilayer membrane and modeling of lipid rafts
Zhou, Yongcheng (Colorado State Univ.)

Protein function discovery using a new 3D structure comparison algorithm
Gong, Xinqi (Renmin Univ. of China)

Efficient and stable exponential time differencing Runge-Kutta methods for phase field elastic bending energy models
Ju, Lili (Univ. of South Carolina)
Wang, Xiaoqiang (Florida State Univ.)
Du, Qiang (Columbia Univ.)

Computer Simulations of Cell-to-Cell Interactions
Chou, Ching-Shan (The Ohio State Univ.)
Chen, Weitao (Univ. of California, Irvine)


Code: Type-Date-Time-Room No.
Type : IL=Invited Lecture, SL=Special Lectures, MS=Minisymposia, IM=Industrial Minisymposia, CP=Contributed Papers, PP=Posters
Date: Mo=Monday, Tu=Tuesday, We=Wednesday, Th=Thursday, Fr=Friday
Time : A=8:30-9:30, B=10:00-11:00, C=11:10-12:10, BC=10:00-12:10, D=13:30-15:30, E=16:00-18:00, F=19:00-20:00, G=12:10-13:30, H=15:30-16:00
Room No.: TBA