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2003 Harvey Mudd College Mathematical Biology Conference

General Information

The Department of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College hosted the fifth annual Mt. Baldy Mathematics Conference on Saturday, November 8, 2003. The topic this year was mathematical biology and the program included five keynote speakers and a panel discussion on future trends in mathematical biology.

This year's organizers were Lisette de Pillis and Jon Jacobsen.

Conference Poster

PDF Poster of Conference Announcement.

Keynote Speakers and Schedule

8:30 AM
9:00 AM
Carlos Castillo-Chavez (Cornell University)
Problems at the Interface of Epidemics and Homeland Security
10:00 AM
Sally Blower (UCLA)
Predicting the Public Health Impact of Imperfect HIV Vaccines: The Red Queen Principle
11:00 AM
Jim Keener (Utah)
The Topology of Defibrillation
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
Zvia Agur (Institute for Medical BioMathematics, Israel)
Frequency of Drug Administration Determines Both Efficacy and Toxicity of Cytotoxic and Supportive Cancer Drug Therapy—Prospective Validation of a Mathematical Theory
3:00 PM
Bard Ermentrout (Pittsburgh)
Lures of the Ring: Synchrony and Dynamics on the Circle
4:00 PM
Coffee Break
4:30 PM
Panel Discussion
Moderated by John Milton (Chicago)