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Connections for Women: Dynamical Systems January 18, 2007 - January 19, 2007
Registration Deadline: January 04, 2007 over 7 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: October 18, 2006 over 7 years ago
Parent Program: Dynamical Systems
Organizers Debra Lewis (UC Santa Cruz), Mary Pugh (U Toronto), and Mary Lou Zeeman (Bowdoin College)
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This intensive two-day workshop will spotlight several innovative applications of dynamical systems theory, offering advanced graduate students and recent PhDs an insider's tour of recent developments in the field and setting the stage for the semester-long program Dynamical Systems. The program includes invited lectures, contributed talks, a poster session, and a workshop dinner. Men are actively encouraged to participate. Speakers include Gerda de Vries (U Alberta), Jenny Harrison (UC Berkeley), Rachel Kuske (U British Columbia), Mary Silber (Northwestern), and Mary Lou Zeeman (Bowdoin College). A key goal of the workshop is the recruitment of participants as active members and future leaders of the growing network of women in the mathematical sciences. There will be ample opportunity to make new contacts and share strategies for identifying and achieving our scientific and professional goals.

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To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.

Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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Jan 18, 2007
Thursday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Modelling the Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Nuclear Proteins
Gerda de Vries
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Stability Results for Elastic Rods with Electrostatic Self-Repulsion.
Kathleen Hoffman
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Symmetric Homoclinic Bifurcation.
Alice Jukes
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  The Relative Growth of Information in Two-Dimensional Partitions.
Aimee Johnson
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  ChainletTheory and Dynamics.
Jenny Harrison
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  Couples Cell Networks: ODE-Equivalence, Minimality and Quotients.
Ana Dias
Jan 19, 2007
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Controlling Pattern Formation.
Mary Silber
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Controlling Travelling Waves of the Complex Ginzburg-Landau Equation with Spatial Feedback.
Claire Postlethwaite
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  Traveling Waves in Porous Media Combustion: Uniqueness of Waves fro Small Thernal Diffusivity.
Anna Ghazaryan
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Mathematical modeling of the menstrual cycle
Mary Lou Zeeman (Bowdoin College)
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  Multi-Scle Dynamics and Noise Sensitivity.
Rachel Kuske
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  Stochastic Perturbations of Growth Models.
Ami Radunskaya
03:45 PM - 04:15 PM
  Degenerate Diffusion Limits in Gene Duplication.
Lea Popovic (Concordia University)
04:15 PM - 05:30 PM
  What Goes Into a Good Proposal, Where Do I Send It, and What Happens to It?
Hans Kaper