Frontiers in Mathematical Oncology:
Young Investigators Conference

Department of Mathematics & Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling
University of Maryland, College Park

  April 26-28, 2017

CSIC Building (#406), Seminar Room 4122.
Directions: www.cscamm.umd.edu/directions

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Abstract

This workshop focuses on the recent advances and new perspectives in applied analysis and computational mathematics, focusing on theoretical, computational and applied aspects of mathematical oncology. The meeting will bring together researchers from different disciplines and provide a unique opportunity for in-depth technical discussions and exchange of ideas in all areas involving mathematical and computational sciences, modeling and simulations, as well as their applications in cancer biology and clinics.

The workshop has the dual goals of promoting career development in biomathematics and discussing recent advances in mathematical oncology research. We aim to create opportunities for junior researchers, mainly junior faculty and postdocs in mathematical oncology, to interact and communicate with peer researchers, and to receive mentoring from senior scientists.

The meeting will be used to identify new large-scale problems that require innovative mathematical approaches and expose its participants to contemporary bio-mathematics models, current cancer biology models, and current clinical studies in the field.

Organizing Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Pierre-Emmanuel Jabin University of Maryland, CSCAMM and Department of Mathematics pjabin@cscamm.umd.edu
Orit Lavi National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute orit.lavi@nih.gov
Doron Levy University of Maryland, CSCAMM and Department of Mathematics dlevy@cscamm.umd.edu

Keynote Speakers

Name Affiliation
Dr. Alexander Anderson Integrated Mathematical Oncology Department, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Dr. Peter Choyke Molecular Imaging Program, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Dr. Mark Gilbert Neuro-Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Dr. James Glazier Biocomplexity Institute and Department of Physics, Indiana University
Dr. Warren Kibbe Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT), National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Natalia Komarova Departments of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
Dr. Stan Lipkowitz Women's Malignancies Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Dr. Paul Macklin Intelligent Systems Engineering, Indiana University
Dr. Anna Marciniak-Czochra Applied Analysis and Modelling in Biosciences, University of Heidelberg
Dr. Qing Nie Departments of Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering and Developmental and Cell Biology, University of California, Irvine
Dr. Sylvia Plevritis Stanford Center for Cancer Systems Biology, Stanford University

Registration Requested

For full consideration, applications to participate must be submitted by Mar 24. Click Here to submit your application and CV (CV needed for graduate students only). Accepted participants will be notified one week after their application.

This workshop is primarily targets young investigators, such as graduate students, postdocs, and researchers at early stages of their career.

Confirmed participants can RSVP and provide the additional requested information about their stay here .

Contact

Center for Scientific Computation And Mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM)
Computer Science Instructional Center (Building #406)
University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, MD 20742-3289

Email: fmo17@cscamm.umd.edu

Web: http://www2.cscamm.umd.edu/programs/fmo17

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Acknowledgment

Partial funding is provided by CSCAMM.

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