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2010 Spring Central Section Meeting
St. Paul, MN, April 1011, 2010 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1058
Associate secretaries: Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Special Session on Pattern Formation in Biological Systems

Saturday April 10, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Pattern Formation in Biological Systems, I
Room 001, Old Main Organizers: Magdalena Skolarska, University of St. Thomas mastolarska@stthomas.edu
Chad Topaz, Macalester College ctopaz@macalester.edu

9:00 a.m.
Locust swarms: Discrete models, homogenization, and variational minimization.
Chad M. Topaz*, Dept. of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Macalester College
Andrew J. Bernoff, Dept. of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College
Sheldon Logan, Baskin School of Engineering, University of California at Santa Cruz
Wyatt Toolson, The Brattle Group
(105892235)

9:30 a.m.
Asymptotic dynamics of attractiverepulsive swarms.
Andrew J. Bernoff*, Dept. of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College
Andrew J. Leverentz, Dept. of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College
Chad M. Topaz, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Macalester College
(105837279)

10:00 a.m.
Two dimensional swarming patterns: from discrete to continuum descriptions.
Maria R D'Orsogna*, California State University at Northridge
(105892140)

10:30 a.m.
The Volcano Effect in Bacterial Chemotaxis.
Paul A Milewski*, UWMadison, Mathematics
Julie Simons, UWMadison, Mathematics
(105892244)

11:00 a.m.
Mathematical models of pattern formation in baterium Proteus mirabilis colonies.
chuan xue*, Mathematical Biosciences Institute
(10589251)

Saturday April 10, 2010, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Pattern Formation in Biological Systems, II
Room 001, Old Main Organizers: Magdalena Skolarska, University of St. Thomas mastolarska@stthomas.edu
Chad Topaz, Macalester College ctopaz@macalester.edu

2:00 p.m.
Pattern formation of glioma cells (brain tumor) outside the tumor spheroid core.
Yangjin Kim*, University of Michigan
Avner Friedman, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
Sean Lawler, Ohio State University
Michal Nowicki, Ohio State University
E. Antonio Chiocca, Ohio State University
(10583535)

2:30 p.m.
A model of cellular movement and its effect on substrate traction patterns.
Magdalena A Stolarska*, University of St. Thomas
(10589296)

3:00 p.m.
Robustness of Pattern Formation in Development.
Hans G. Othmer*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(105892105)

3:30 p.m.
Forced patterns near a TuringHopf bifurcation.
Anne J Catlla*, Wofford College
Chad M Topaz, Macalester College
(105837234)

4:00 p.m.
A cAMP Signaling Model Explains the Benefit of Maintaining Two Forms of Phosphodiesterase in {\it Dictyostelium}.
Eirikur Palsson*, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
(105892283)

4:30 p.m.
A multicellular mathematical model for the initiation of geneexpression waves during somitogenesis.
Mark B Campanelli*, Montana State University
(105892247)
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