UNCG
11/07/09

Last modified 11/04/09

Tentative Schedule

8:20 - 8:50 Registration and refreshments, Petty 136
8:50 - 9:00 Welcoming remarks, Dr. Alex Chigogidze, H.Barton Excellence Professor and Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
9:00 - 10:30 Morning session I, Petty 136, Chair Jan Rychtář
9:00 - 9:15 Meghan Fitzgerald: Stealing spiders and clever hosts: a model of kleptoparasitism in an arachnid system
9:15 - 9:30 Christy Minor: Agent-Based Simulations of Acquired Immunity in Malaria Endemic Populations
9:30 - 9:45 Erin Raspet: Kleptoparasitism in Onthophagus taurus: The role of density and major males
9:45 - 10:00 Christine Wu and Ryland Pigg: The "Failures" of Risk Management
10:00 - 10:15 Dan Popescu: Stochastic signal transduction by G-protein coupled receptors
10:15 - 10:30 Nicole J. Bader, Terri Johnson, Meghan R. Kent, Jenna Rice: Modeling the Dynamics of Corporate Credit Ratings
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 - 12:20 Morning session II, Petty 136, Chair Sat Gupta
10:50 - 11:05 Jasmine Alexander-Floyd: Modeling the effect of fires on red-tailed leafhoppers and sedentary moths
11:05 - 11:20 Kristen Gulledge, Emily Wisner: Has the Housing Market Hit Bottom?
11:20 - 11:35 Dawit Adnew: Molecular Evolution of Candidate Genes for Caste Divergence in Apis
11:35 - 11:50 Amanda Brown: An Agent-Based Simulation of Insecticide Treated Nets and Their Impact on Populations at Risk for Malaria
11:50 - 12:05 Shunda Rushing: How Field Conditions Influence Brood Ball Production By the Dung Beetle Onthophagus taurus
12:05 - 1:30 Lunch break
1:30 - 2:15 Plenary Lecture, Petty 136, chair Maya Chhetri
Jim Selgrade: A Mathematical Model for Hormonal Regulation of the Menstrual Cycle
2:20 - 3:05 Afternoon session I, Petty 136, chair Maya Chhetri
2:20 - 2:35 Jeremy Semko: Coarsening Droplets: Statistical Approaches to Evolution Dynamics Using ODE Simulations
2:35 - 2:50 Adam Boseman: On the zeros of Riemannís zeta function displaced by a real number in the interval [0,1)
2:50 - 3:05 Alan Guo: Lattice point methods for combinatorial games
3:05 - 3:20 Coffee break
3:20 - 4:50 Afternoon session II, Petty 136, chair Jan Rychtář
3:20 - 3:35 Abraham Abebe: Iterated Norms of Nikolskii-Besov Type Spaces with Generalized Smoothness
3:35 - 3:50 Nels Johnson: Ecosystem Monitoring Using Mathematical Models, an Example
3:50 - 4:05 Ricky Farr: Solving an Integral Equation by Hierarchical Matrix Methods
4:05 - 4:20 Robert Gove: A cause-effect network model of Arabidopsis lyrata
4:20 - 4:35 Luis G. Hercilla-Heredia: Mathematical Principles of Military Combat and Counter-Insurgency
4:35 - 4:50 Heather Allmond: Model of the effect of dung age on the kleptoparistic behavior of the dung beetle Onthophagus taurus
4:50 - Closing remarks and informal discussions