AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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2007 Spring Western Section Meeting
Tucson, AZ, April 2122, 2007 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1027
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS
lapidus@math.ucr.edu,
lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Biology and Medicine

Saturday April 21, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Biology and Medicine, I
Room 140, Integrated Learning Center
Organizers:
Carlos CastilloChavez, Arizona State University chavez@math.asu.edu
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University kuang@asu.edu
Hal L. Smith, Arizona State University halsmith@asu.edu
Horst R. Thieme, Arizona State University thieme@math.asu.edu

8:00 a.m.
A model for the dynamics and growth of bacterial colonies.
Joceline C. Lega*, University of Arizona
(102792238)

8:30 a.m.
The Elastic Dynamics of Biological Growth.
Alain Goriely*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Rebecca Vandiver, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
(102792129)

9:00 a.m.
Bacterial Aggregation Dynamics.
David M Bortz*, University of Colorado
John G Younger, University of Michigan
(102792157)

9:30 a.m.
Mathematical Models of A Neuron Firing.
J Abiva, Iowa University
F. Berezovskaya, Howard University
E. T. Camacho*, Loyola Marymount University
E. Joseph, University of the Virgin Islands
G. Karev, National Center for Biotechnological Information, National Institute of Health
A. Mikaelian, University of California, Davis
C. Rogers, University of Texas, El Paso
A. Wirkus, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(102792225)

10:00 a.m.
Modeling Type 1 diabetes in NOD mice.
Joseph M. Mahaffy*, San Diego State University
(102792164)

10:30 a.m.
Pattern formation with full cross diffusion effect.
Dung Le*, University of Texas at San Antonio
(10273582)

Saturday April 21, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Biology and Medicine, II
Room 140, Integrated Learning Center
Organizers:
Carlos CastilloChavez, Arizona State University chavez@math.asu.edu
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University kuang@asu.edu
Hal L. Smith, Arizona State University halsmith@asu.edu
Horst R. Thieme, Arizona State University thieme@math.asu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Models of Hepatitis Delta Virus and its Drug Therapy.
Jonathan Forde*, University of Utah
(102792214)

3:30 p.m.
Modeling Plague Dynamics in Natural Biological Systems.
Colleen T Webb*, Colorado State University
(102792172)

4:00 p.m.
Existence of a DiseaseFree Equilibrium in an SIS Epidemic Patch Model When the Rate of Susceptible Dispersal Approaches Zero.
Linda J. S. Allen*, Texas Tech University
Ben M. Bolker, University of Florida
Yuan Lou, The Ohio State University
Andrew L. Nevai, The Ohio State University
(10279239)

4:30 p.m.
Backward bifurcation in a discrete SIS model with vaccination.
Sophia R.J. Jang*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(102792170)

5:00 p.m.
Mathematical modeling of malaria infection: the impact of treating asymptotic infection.
Xiaohong Wang*, Arizona State University
Carlos CastilloChavez, Arizona State University
Ananias Escalante, Arizona State University
Priscilla Greenwood, Arizona State University
(102792211)

5:30 p.m.
A SEIRS model for influenza epidemic with antiviral agent treatment.
Abdessamad Tridane*, Arizona State University
Horst Thieme, Arizona State University
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
(102792106)

Sunday April 22, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Biology and Medicine, III
Room 140, Integrated Learning Center
Organizers:
Carlos CastilloChavez, Arizona State University chavez@math.asu.edu
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University kuang@asu.edu
Hal L. Smith, Arizona State University halsmith@asu.edu
Horst R. Thieme, Arizona State University thieme@math.asu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Modelling the stability and robustness of lysogen in the bacteriophage $\lambda$.
Tomas Gedeon*, Montana State University
Kate Rardin, Montana State University
(10279266)

8:30 a.m.
The role of resource types in the control of chemostats using feedback linearization.
Mary M Ballyk*, New Mexico State University
Ernest Barany, New Mexico State University
(102792174)

9:00 a.m.
Some ProducerConsumer Population Models with Stoichiometric Constraints.
Bruce B Peckham*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Minnesota Duluth
Laura J Zimmermann, Ameriprise Financial, Mayfield Heights, OH
John Pastor, Department of Biology, University of Minnesota Duluth
Harlan W Stech, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of MInnesota Duluth
(102792137)

9:30 a.m.
Continuous Versus Seasonal Reproduction in Discrete StageStructured Population Models.
Azmy S. Ackleh*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Youssef M. Dib, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Sophia R.J. Jang, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(102792176)

10:00 a.m.
A discrete model for extinction and sustainability.
Saber N Elaydi*, Trinity University
(102739229)

10:30 a.m.
Heteroclinic Cycles in the Chemostat Models and the Winnerless Competition Principle.
SzeBi Hsu, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
LihIng W Roeger*, Texas Tech University
(10279228)

Sunday April 22, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Biology and Medicine, IV
Room 140, Integrated Learning Center
Organizers:
Carlos CastilloChavez, Arizona State University chavez@math.asu.edu
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University kuang@asu.edu
Hal L. Smith, Arizona State University halsmith@asu.edu
Horst R. Thieme, Arizona State University thieme@math.asu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Enhanced modeling of the glucoseinsulin system and its application in insulin therapies.
Haiyan Wang*, Arizona State University
(10279291)

3:30 p.m.
Bimodal Epidemic Size Distributions for NearCritical SIR with Vaccination.
Luis F. Gordillo*, Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute, Department of Mathematics, Arizona State University
Stephen Marion, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia
Anders MartinLof, Department of Mathematics, Stockholm University
Priscilla Greenwood, Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute, Department of Mathematics, Arizona State University
(10279207)

4:00 p.m.
Simple models for horizontal and vertical transmission.
Thanate Dhirasakdanon*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Arizona State University
Stan H. Faeth, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University
Karl P. Hadeler, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Arizona State University
Horst R. Thieme, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Arizona State University
(102792205)

4:30 p.m.
Microbial Quiescence, A Survival Strategy In Environmental Stress.
Tufail M Malik*, Arizona State University
Hal Smith, Arizona State University
(102737192)

5:00 p.m.
Demographic Fluctuations in Structured Populations.
Joseph C Watkins*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
(102792127)

5:30 p.m.
Dynamics of Stoichiometric BacteriaAlgae Interactions in the Epilimnion.
Hao Wang*, Arizona State University
Hal L Smith, Arizona State University
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
James J Elser, Arizona State University
(102792103)
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