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Joint Summer Meeting
Columbus, OH, August 8-11, 1990
Meeting #859

Associate secretaries:
W Wistar Comfort, AMS
Kenneth A Ross, MAA

AMS Special Session on Dynamics of Biological Systems

  • Thursday August 9, 1990, 7:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    AMS Special Session on Dynamics of Biological Systems, I

    • 7:30 a.m.
      The transition from bursting to continuous spiking in a model for excitable membranes.
      David Terman*, Ohio State University, Columbus
    • 8:00 a.m.
      An ``averaged'' model for parabolic bursting oscillations.
      John Rinzel*, National Institute of Health
      Humberto Carrillo-Calvet, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
      Steven M. Baer, Arizona State University
    • 8:30 a.m.
      A geometric description of echo.
      G. Bard Ermentrout*, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
      John Rinzel, National Institute of Health
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Travelling wave solutions for a bistable evolutionary ecology model.
      Roger Lui*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Existence of travelling wave solutions for reaction diffusion systems.
      Konstantin M. Mischaikow*, Georgia Institute of Technology
    • 10:00 a.m.
      The existence of infinitely many traveling front and back waves in the FitzHugh-Nagumo equations.
      Bo Deng*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    • 10:30 a.m.
  • Friday August 10, 1990, 7:30 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    AMS Special Session on Dynamics of Biological Systems, II

    • 7:30 a.m.
      Resonance and phase-locking in excitable systems.
      Hans G. Othmer*, University of Utah
    • 8:00 a.m.
      Computer simulations of excitation in an anatomically based model of the ventricular conduction system.
      Andrew E. Pollard*, Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training Insitute, University of Utah
    • 8:30 a.m.
      A dynamical systems analysis of a population genetics model of learning.
      Steven R. Dunbar*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Applications of the stability index.
      Robert Gardner*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Travelling waves in fast/slow systems.
      Christopher Jones*, University of Maryland, College Park
      Nancy Kopell, Boston University

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