Programme - MiLS meeting 11/04/17

We are pleased to announce the programme of the fourth Mathematics in Life Sciences (MiLS) meeting. You can read more about MiLS here and here, and you can subscribe to our low-traffic newsletter here.

This MiLS meeting will be on "Quantitative evolutionary biology" and will take place on the 11th of April from 9am to 4pm, in Room 22AA04 of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Surrey, Guildford.

The meeting will be a mini symposium within the 2017 British Applied Mathematics Colloquium, which will be hosted at the University of Surrey.

Directions and further information about the 2017 British Applied Mathematics Colloquium can be found here.


09:00-09:40 Florence Débarre (Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Biologie, Collège de France)
"Fidelity of parent-offspring transmission and the evolution of social behaviour in structured populations"

09:40-10:20 Thomas Ezard (University of Southampton)
"Is the world full of species?"

10:20-11:00 Laurel Fogarty (University College London)
"The mathematics of cultural accumulation"

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:00-12:00 Plenary talk by Rebecca Hoyle (University of Southampton) on "Maternal effects and environmental change" in the Lecture Theatre of the Rik Medlik Building

12:00-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-14:40 Mark Broom (City University of London)
"Modelling evolution in structured populations using multiplayer games"

14:40-15:20 James Allen (University of Surrey)
"Social influence increases cooperation in the public goods game on networks"

15:20-16:00 Belgin Seymenoglu (University College London)
"Invariant manifolds of a model from population genetics"

16:00 Close

If you would like to propose a theme for one of our future meetings, please contact the organisers via email.

We look forward to meeting you in Guildford.