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 3/08/2017 A. JacotGuillarmod, Y. Wang, C. Pedroza, H. Ogmen, ZP Kilpatrick, and K. Josic. "Extending Levelt’s Propositions to perceptual multistability involving interocular grouping," Vision Res. 133 (2017) p.3746. [1].
 01/30/2017 Inom Mirzaev has accepted a postdoctoral position in the NSFfunded Mathematical Biosciences Institute at The Ohio State University and will be starting there this fall. Congratulations to Inom!
 11/02/2016 ZP Kilpatrick is chairing the International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience, at the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder CO, May 30June 2, 2017.
 11/01/2016 Z.T. McCleney, ZP Kilpatrick. "Entrainment in up and down states of neural populations: nonsmooth and stochastic models," J. Math. Biol. 73 (2016) p.11311160. [2].
 10/27/2016 Daniel Poll is a graduate student of Prof. Kilpatrick. His research was profiled on the APPM website!
 10/15/2016 Prof. Bortz was recently profiled on the APPM website!
 09/27/2016 D.M. Bortz, Characteristic roots for twolag linear delay differential equations, Discrete Contin. Dyn. Syst. Ser. B 21(8):24092422, Oct. 2016 doi.
 09/14/2016 The Department of Applied Mathematics is hiring an Associate Professor to begin in August 2017. The position is in the area of computational mathematics and scientific computing, with a particular emphasis on numerical methods for PDEs and their applications. Review of application will begin October 17, 2016. Please see here for more information, including applicatoin instructions.
 09/04/2016 The BioFrontiers Institute is hiring faculty in Computational Biology. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016.
 09/01/2016 ZP Kilpatrick. "Ghosts of bump attractors in stochastic neural fields: Bottlenecks and extinction," Discrete Contin. Dyn. Syst. Ser. B 21 (2016) p. 22112231 [3].
 08/27/2016 Profs. Hoefer and Bortz make a compelling case for why you should be an Applied Math Major!
 08/08/2016 We are excited to welcome new Assistant Professor Zack Kilpatrick to the faculty in the Department of Applied Mathematics! Prof. Kilpatrick does research in mathematical neuroscience and will be giving the APPM colloquium on 9/15.
 07/15/2016 I. Mirzaev, E.C. Byrne, D.M. Bortz. An inverse problem for a class of conditional probability measuredependent evolution equations, Inverse Problems, 2016 doi.
 07/15/2016 Pictures from SIAMLS 2016: Group photo with HTB! Poster photos: Sabina, Lewis, Taisa, & Jacqui
 07/11/201607/14/2016 Several members of the group will be attending and presenting talks at the SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences this year in Boston, MA.
 07/12/2016
 11:30am (Harbor Ballroom I) John Nardini: Modeling Keratinocyte Wound Healing: CellCell Adhesion Promotes Collective Migration (abstract) in MS27: Mathematical Modeling and Simulations of Cellular Dynamics  Part I of II
 8:00pm (Galleria Level) In PP1: Poster Reception
 07/13/2016
 11:30am (Carlton) Inom Mirzaev: AgentBased Simulation of Viscoelastic Microbial Aggregate Growth in an Arbitrary Flow Field (abstract) in MS56: Microscale Cellular Modeling and Emergent Macroscale Growth Dynamics
 12:00pm (Carlton) Jay Stotsky: An Immersed Boundary Method Biofilm Model with Heterogeneous Rheology (abstract) in MS56: Microscale Cellular Modeling and Emergent Macroscale Growth Dynamics
 5:30pm (Harbor Ballroom II) David Bortz: Simulating a PostFragmentation Probability Density Function for Microbial Flocculation (abstract) in MS66: Macroscale Consequences of Microbial Interactions  Part II of II
 07/14/2016
 11:30am (Webster) Zachary Kilpatrick: Phase Models of Wave Propagation in Stochastic Neural Fields (abstract) in MS87: PRCs and Phase Models in Neuroscience  Part I of II
 07/15/2016
 5:00pm (Burroughs) Vanja Dukic: Bayesian Multiresolution Modeling of Time to Event Data (abstract) in MS152: Multiscale Epidemics: Integrating Data from Multiple Processes  Part II of II
 05/05/2016 A. VelizCuba, ZP Kilpatrick, K. Josic. "Stochastic models of evidence accumulation in changing environments", SIAM Rev. 58 (2016) pp. 264–289 [4].
 04/16/2016 J.A. Stotsky, J.F. Hammond, L. Pavlovsky, E.J. Stewart, J.G. Younger, M.J. Solomon, D.M. Bortz. Variable Viscosity and Density Biofilm Simulations using an Immersed Boundary Method, Part II: Experimental Validation and the Heterogeneous RheologyIBM, Journal of Computational Physics, 2016 doi.
 03/01/2016 H.J. Dudley, A. Goenka, C.J. Orellana & S.E. Martonosi. Multiyear optimization of malaria intervention: a mathematical model, Malaria Journal, 15(1), 123, 2016 doi.
 11/14/2015 The Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology (IQBio) program invites applications from exceptional students who have strong interdisciplinary interests and the ability to develop novel quantitative approaches to solve biological problems. Applications are due 12/15/2015.
 10/21/2015 J.M. Wentz, V. Vainstein, D. Oldson, Z. GluzmanPoltorak, L.A. Basile, & D. Stricklin. Mathematical model of radiation effects on thrombopoiesis in rhesus macaques and humans, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 383(Oct), 4460, 2015 doi.
 09/27/2015 D.M. Bortz. Eigenvalues for a TwoLag Linear Delay differential Equation, IFACPapersOnline, 48(12):13–16, 2015 doi
 09/12/2015 Several group members appear in the new APPMICIAM video on the departmental website (click here to go directly to the video).
 06/30/201507/03/2015 Several members of the group will be attending and presenting talks at the SMB annual meeting this year in Atlanta, GA.
 07/01/2015 10:30am (Lanier Suite) Inom Mirzaev: Criteria For Linearized Stability For A Sizestructured Population Model in MS E3: Stability Analysis and Inverse Problem for Structuredpopulation Dynamics.
 07/01/2015 1:35pm (Lanier Suite) John Nardini: The Role Of Cellcell Adhesion In Collective Migration During Wound Healing in MS F4: Migration and Signaling Waves in Cellular Biology.
 07/02/2015 2:00pm (Sinclair Suite) Eric Kightley: The Role Of Deformation In Microbial Flocculation Dynamics in MS I5: Advances in Models for Biological Aggregation and Fragmentation
 07/02/2015 4:50pm (Senate Salon) Jay Stotsky: Simulating The Biomechanical Response Of Biofilms With Heterogeneous Rheological Properties in MS K3: Modeling and Simulation of the Biomechanics of Heterogeneous Biomaterials.
 01/01/2015 Sriram Sankaranarayanan is offering a special topics seminar on Closed Loop Medical Devices this semester on Wednesdays 45. Please see the course website for more information: CSCI 7000013
 11/11/2014 The BioFrontiers Institute is hiring an Assistant Professor in Computational Biology. Review of applications will begin November 11, 2014
 10/13/2014 The Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology (IQBio) program invites applications from exceptional students who have strong interdisciplinary interests and the ability to develop novel quantitative approaches to solve biological problems. Applications are due 12/15/2014.
 10/01/2014 Applied Math is hiring an Assistant Professor to begin in August 2015. This year, the search will be in Mathematical Modeling: Physical/Bio Math. Review of application will begin October 1, 2014.
 09/09/2014 The NSF proposal submitted by Sriram Sankaranarayanan on InSilico Functional Verification of Artificial Pancreas Control Algorithms has been funded!
 04/11/2014 Stephen Kissler has successfully defended his masters thesis on Personalized control of diabetes using a twodelay model. Congratulations to Stephen!
 12/12/2013 E.P. Kightley, V. ReyesGarcía, K. Demps, R.V. Magtanong, V.C. Ramenzoni, G. Thampy, M. Gueze & J.R. Stepp, An empirical comparison of knowledge and skill in the context of traditional ecological knowledge, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9(71), 111, 2013. doi
 10/13/2013 The Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology (IQBio) program invites applications from exceptional students who have strong interdisciplinary interests and the ability to develop novel quantitative approaches to solve biological problems. Applications are due 12/15/2013.
 09/20/2013 Jim Keener will be giving the Applied Math Colloquium this Friday, September 20 in ECCR 245 at 3pm. Prof. Keener is a mathematical biologist from the Univeristy of Utah and will be talking about The dynamics of fibrin gel formation.
 08/31/2013 The BioFrontiers Institute at the University of Colorado in Boulder invites applications for a tenuretrack faculty position from candidates seeking to develop an innovative research program that addresses significant problems in biology or medicine at the interface with the physical sciences, mathematics, and/or computer science. is looking for its next interdisciplinary faculty member. See the advertisement here for more information. Review of applications begins November 18, 2013.
 08/02/2013 S. Sircar and D. M. Bortz, Impact of flow on ligandmediated bacterial flocculation. Mathematical Biosciences 2013. doi
 08/01/2013 The Department of Applied Mathematics seeks to hire two tenuretrack Assistant Professors to begin August 2014. For more information and to apply, please see here.
 04/05/2013 Greg Forest will be giving the the Applied Math Distinguished Research Lecture this Friday, April 5 in ECCR 265 at 3pm. Prof. Forest is an applied mathematician from the University of North CarolinaChapel Hill and will be talking about The Virtual Lung Project at UNC.
 03/29/2013 Ted Galanthay has just accepted a job as an assistant professor in the mathematics department at Ithaca College. Congratulations to Ted!
 01/11/2013 E. C. Conrad, Y.Y. Hsu, D. M. Bortz, & J. G. Younger, Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Complement C5a Production within Bacterial Extracellular Polymeric Substance. Journal of Innate Immunity 5(2), 2013. doi, (cover art!).
 12/14/2012 The most recent issue of the Arts & Sciences Magazine has an article about David Bortz's recent grant on microbial flocculation.
 11/15/2012 Jason Hammond has successfully defended his dissertation Analysis and Simulation of Partial Differential Equations in Mathematical Biology: Applications to Bacterial Biofilms and Fisher's Equation. He has accepted a permanent position at AFRL in Albequerque and will be starting in January. Congratulations Dr. Hammond!
 9/04/2012 The BioFrontiers Institute at the University of Colorado in Boulder invites applications for a tenuretrack faculty position from candidates seeking to develop an innovative research program that addresses significant problems in biology or medicine at the interface with the physical sciences, mathematics, and/or computer science. is looking for its next interdisciplinary faculty member. See the advertisement here for more information. Review of applications begins November 1, 2012.
 8/01/2012 The updated Bortz group poster is here. It is a snapshot of the current group membership and projects.
 7/01/2012 Sarthok Sircar has joined our group as a postdoc. He comes to us from the mathematical biology group at Utah with an expertise in the mathematics of soft materials. Welcome Dr. Sircar!
 6/23/2012 The Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology (IQBio) has recently won an NSF IGERT graduate training grant! We are looking for exceptional students who have strong interdisciplinary interests and the ability to develop novel quantitative approaches to solve biological problems. Applications are due 12/15/2012.
 5/25/2012 Several members of the group will be attend the SMB annual meeting this year in Knoxville, TN. The minisymposia MS2: Modeling, simulation, and validation of the biomechanics of microbial communities and MS31: Experimental design for dynamical system models in biology have both been accepted. Jason Hammond and Sarthok Sircar will be speaking in MS2 and Vanja Dukic and David Bortz will be speaking in MS31.
 3/30/2012 Kristine Snyder (CU Applied Math PhD 2011) has won an NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology. Congratulations Dr. Synder!
 11/22/2011 The Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology (IQBio) is an exciting graduate program recently created at CU. Major research areas in this program include mathematical and computational biology and students can apply to any one of eight departments. See (here) for more information. Applications are due December 15, 2011.
 10/21/2011 The mathematical biology group announces open postdoc positions to work in the group of David Bortz. Please apply here.
 09/09/2011 The NIH proposal submitted by John Younger and David Bortz on the Immune Complement Cascade has been funded.
 08/23/2011 Dua Chaker and Stephen Kissler have won 2011 Provost Achievement Awards! These highly competitive scholarships are given to only a handful of CU juniors each year. Congratulations Dua and Stephen!
 06/24/2011 Erin Byrne has successfully defended her dissertation The Postfragmentation Probability Density for Bacterial Aggregates. She will be starting a postdoc at Harvey Mudd in August. Congratulations Dr. Byrne!
 04/07/2011 Kristine Snyder has successfully defended her dissertation Tuning and Control in Human Locomotion. Congratulations Dr. Snyder!
 12/03/2010 Eric SheaBrown will be giving the APPM Colloquium on Friday. Prof. SheaBrown is a researcher in mathematical neuroscience at the University of Washington.
 10/18/2010 There is an exciting new graduate program at CU in Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology (IQBio). The program lies at the intersection of Mathematical Biology, Computational Biology, Bioengineering, Biophysics, and Image Analysis. The website is now live and applications are due January 5, 2011.
 04/06/2010 Matanya Horowitz has won an NSF graduate fellowship. These fellowships are the premier graduate fellowships in the country. Congratulations Matanya!
 03/30/2010 Toni Klopfenstein will be participating in the SAMSI Undergraduate Modeling Workshop.
 03/12/2010 Erin Byrne is giving a talk in the math biology seminar at U. Michigan.
 05/01/2009 Check out all the excellent projects created by the students in the Math Bio class (APPM 4390/5390).
 04/17/2009 The NIH proposal submitted by John Younger and David Bortz on the Biomechanics of Bacteremia has been funded.
 03/26/2009 Several group members will be speaking at this summer's SIAM annual meeting in Denver. Jason Hammond will be speaking about traveling wave solutions in spatial genetics. The minisymposia MS03/MS10 "BiofilmFlow Interactions" and MS71 "Modeling of LargeScale Metabolic Networks  Theoretical and Computational Advances" have also been accepted. Erin Byrne will be speaking in MS03 and David Biagioni will be speaking in MS71.
