MiLS meeting on "Travelling waves and bifurcations in mathematical biology", 25th April 2023, University of Nottingham

We are pleased to announce the programme for the sixteenth Mathematics in Life Sciences (MiLS) meeting. This meeting will be organised and hosted by Nabil Fadai

The meeting will focus on "Travelling waves and bifurcations in mathematical biology" and will take place on the 25th April 2023 in the Xu Yafen Building at the University of Nottingham (Jubilee Campus). The Xu Yafen building is building number 11 on this map. Directions to Jubilee Campus (including public transport and car parking) can be found here.

Attendance to the meeting is free of charge, but we kindly ask you to register your intention to attend by filling out the registration form here: There is also the option to join this meeting online. Please register to receive the meeting link.

We look forward to welcoming you to Nottingham.

Schedule (click here for abstracts) - All talks in room B18, Xu Yafen Building

9:00 9:15 Arrival and coffee

9:30 9:45 Dan Nicolau Jr. (King’s College London)
"Sustained inflammatory oscillations due to topological collapse in cytokine networks preceding acute clinical crises"

10:30 Sonia Dari (University of Nottingham)"Modelling the effect of matrix metalloproteinases in dermal wound healing"

11:00 Coffee

11:15 Philip Maini (University of Oxford)
"Modelling collective cell movement"

12:15 Blaine van Rensburg (University of Birmingham)
"Travelling waves driven by an inflammation-evolution feedback loop in inflammatory bowel disease"

12:45 Lunch break

13:30 Mohit Dalwadi (University College London)
"Emergent robustness of biological pattern formation in spatio-temporal morphogen variations"

14:30 Celene Lee (University of Nottingham)
"Pattern formation in a nonlocal Lotka-Volterra system"

15:00 Coffee

15:15 Katerina Kaouri (University of Cardiff)
"Modelling the coupling of calcium signalling and mechanics in fertilization and embryogenesis"

16:15 Closing remarks