Talks

Below is a list of most of the academic talks I’ve given over the years.

2016

07-2016 Invited speaker at the SMB/ECMTB conference minisymposium – Spatial patterning at the single cell level “Connecting coarse- and fine-grained volume excluding models of diffusion”.

07-2016 Invited speaker at the Evolution group seminar series at the University of Bath Biology and Biochemistry Department. “Hybrid frameworks for modelling cell migration”.

06-2016 Invited speaker at the Spatially Distributed Stochastic Dynamical Systems in Biology conference, as part of the Newton Institute programme on Stochastic Dynamical Systems in Biology: Numerical Methods and Applications. “Hybrid frameworks for modelling cell migration”.

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05-2016 Invited speaker at the Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar series at the University of Bath Biology and Biochemistry Department. “Hybrid frameworks for modelling cell migration”.

05-2016 Invited speaker at the applied non-linear mathematics Seminar at the University of Bristol Engineering Department. “Hybrid frameworks for modelling cell migration”.

04-2016 Invited speaker at the workshop on “fluctuation-driven phenomena in biological systems” at the University of Warwick Mathematics department. “Hybrid frameworks for modelling cell migration”.

2015

11-2015 Invited speaker at the University of Birmingham Applied Mathematics seminar, “A PDE/compartment-based hybrid method for simulating stochastic reaction-diffusion”.

10-2015 Invited speaker at the Biomath seminar series, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden, “Developing PDE-compartment hybrid frameworks for modeling cell migration”.

09-2015 Contributed talk at the IMA Conference on Numerical Methods for Simulation, University of Oxford, “The pseudo-compartment method for coupling PDE and compartment-based models of diffusion”.

06-2015 Speaker, chair and organizer at SMB mini-symposium on “Multiscale hybrid modelling of stochastic reaction-diffusion systems”, Atlanta, Georgia, “The pseudo-compartment method for coupling PDE and compartment-based models of diffusion”.

03-2015 Speaker at the SAMBa student seminar, University of Bath. “Developing biologically-inspired stochastic methodologies.”

2014

11-2014 Invited speaker at the BIRS workshop “Particle-Based Stochastic Reaction-Diffusion Models in Biology” in Banff, Canada. “A PDE/compartment-based hybrid method for simulating stochastic diffusion.”

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10-2014 Invited Speaker Imperial College London Biomathematics seminar. “Adaptive, discrete-state multi-level simulation for biochemical reaction networks.”

06-2014 Organiser of and speaker at the mini-symposium “Position-jump models of biological processes on irregular lattices” at the 9th European Conference on Theoretical and Mathematical Biology at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg. “Relevance of the Voronoi domain partition for position-jump reaction-diffusion processes on nonuniform rectilinear lattices.”

06-2014 Invited Speaker at the mini-symposium “Collective motion of about 100 particles” at the 9th European Conference on Theoretical and Mathematical Biology at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg. “Spatial “self-propelled particle” and non-spatial “reaction-network” models explain locust swarm cohesion.”

05-2014 Invited speaker, CoMPLEX, University College London, “Modelling Melanocyte cell migration”.

03-2014 Invited speaker, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester. “Revisiting locust switching behaviour”.

2013

11-2013 Invited speaker at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Essex. “Modelling Melanocyte cell migration”.

10-2013 Invited speaker, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester. “Modelling Melanocyte cell migration”.

2012

11-2012 Invited speaker at Herriot Watt University, Department of Mathematics in Edinburgh.

10-2012 Invited speaker at statistic workshop, University of Oxford. “From Antigenic variation to antZ”.

07-2012 Invited speaker at the workshop “Ethology and Rheology of Physarum and its related topics“. Future University, Hakodate, Japan.

05-2012 2020 science seminar series. “From Antigenic variation to AntZ”.

05-2012 Departmental research update Centre for Mathematical Biology, University of Oxford. “From Antigenic variation to AntZ”.

03-2012 Invited speaker at the CoSy Lunch Seminar series, University of Uppsala, Sweden. “Modelling cell migration: from discrete to continuous”.

02-2012 Invited speaker at the Computational biology group meeting , University of Oxford. “Stochastic modelling: From Locusts to Egg-shells”.

2011

10-2011 Invited speaker at the stochastic modelling discussion group series, University of Oxford. “Efficient and Accelerated Stochastic Simulation Algorithms”.

06-2011 Invited speaker at the Doctoral Training Centre summer conference, University of Oxford. “Modelling cell migration: A D.Phil. in movies”.

05-2012 Departmental research update Centre for Mathematical Biology, University of Oxford. “Modelling cell migration: A D.Phil. in movies”.

04-2011 Invited speaker at the individual based modelling discussion group series, University of Oxford. “Return to Eden: How biologically relevant can on-lattice models really be?”.

2010

10-2010 Invited speaker at the Math-Bio-Medicine (MBM) seminars series, University of Leeds. “United by noise: Randomness helps swarms stay together”.

09-2010 Invited speaker at Culham Science Centre (home of UK’s fusion research programme, and JET). “United by noise: Randomness helps swarms stay together”.

06-2010 Invited speaker at the Fourth annual Systems Biology Inter-DTC Conference (University of Warwick Systems Biology Centre) “A comparison of stochastic and analytical models for cell migration”.

04-2010 Invited speaker at the Manchester SIAM student chapter conference “Comparing Stochastic and Continuum Models For Cell Migration”.

2009

Talk11/2009 – Junior Applied Mathematics Seminar “A comparison of stochastic and analytical models for cell migration“.

10/2009 – Departmental Transfer of Status talk “A comparison of stochastic and analytical models for cell migration“.

06/2009 – Invited speaker at the third annual Systems Biology Inter-DTC Conference (University of Manchester Systems Biology Centre) “A comparison of stochastic and analytical models for cell migration during early embryo somitogenesis.*

05/2009 – Invited speaker at Princeton University Department of Engineering: “United by noise: Randomness helps swarms stay together”*.

05/2009 – Mini-symposium speaker at the SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, Utah: “United by noise: Randomness helps swarms stay together”*.

02/2009 – Invited speaker at the 2nd Annual Oxford SIAM Student Chapter Conference: “United by noise: Randomness helps swarms stay together”.

2008

10/2008 – Junior Applied Mathematics Seminar “Locust Pocus: How Does Randomness Help Swarms Stay Together”.

Attempts to understand Biology through the lens of Mathematics