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Event Day Time Speaker Title
UMCW02 Monday 27th 13:30 to 14:30 S Brown Plenary Lecture 1: Understanding bacterial communication and cooperation: combinatorial quorum-sensing
UMCW02 Monday 27th 14:30 to 14:45 E Cunnington Contributed Talk 1: The Crabtree effect and its influences on fitness of yeast populations from natural isolates
UMCW02 Monday 27th 15:00 to 15:15 G D'Souza Contributed Talk 2: Less is more: Selective advantages can explain the loss of biosynthetic functions in bacteria
UMCW02 Monday 27th 15:30 to 16:30 J Weitz Plenary Lecture 2: Theoretical principles of virus-host population dynamics
UMCW02 Monday 27th 16:30 to 17:30 J Kreft Plenary Lecture 3: Are simple models more general?
UMCW02 Tuesday 28th 09:30 to 10:30 I Klapper Plenary Lecture 4: Biofilms, particularly Biofilm Models
UMCW02 Tuesday 28th 11:00 to 12:00 Q Jin Plenary Lecture 5: Biogeochemical Reaction Modeling: Theory and Application
UMCW02 Tuesday 28th 12:00 to 12:15 ER Watkins Contributed Talk 3: The role of metabolic and immunological competition in structuring pneumococcal populations and the effects of vaccination
UMCW02 Tuesday 28th 12:15 to 12:30 C Mills Contributed Talk 4: How the coexistence of specialist and generalist species is influenced by the size of environmental graining
UMCW02 Tuesday 28th 14:00 to 15:00 C Quince Plenary Lecture 6: Resolving microbial community structure and function using next generation sequencing
UMCW02 Tuesday 28th 15:00 to 15:15 F Goldschmidt Contributed Talk 5: Successive range expansions of interacting microbial populations promote spatial diversity
UMCW02 Tuesday 28th 15:15 to 15:30 S Waschina Contributed Talk 6: Carbon source-dependent metabolic costs of amino acid biosynthesis in Escherichia coli
UMCW02 Tuesday 28th 16:00 to 17:00 A McKane Discussion Session: Different approaches to the modelling of microbial communities
UMCW02 Wednesday 29th 09:30 to 10:30 C Tarnita Plenary Lecture 7: Mathematics of social behavior
UMCW02 Wednesday 29th 10:30 to 10:45 S O'Brien Contributed Talk 7: Social evolution of toxic metal bioremediation in P.aeruginosa
SYR Wednesday 29th 11:00 to 12:30 P Meliot Mod-Phi Convergence: precise asymptotics and local limit theorems for dependent random variables: III
UMCW02 Wednesday 29th 11:30 to 12:30 T Pfeiffer Plenary Lecture 8: Game theory for modelling microbial communities
SYR Wednesday 29th 14:00 to 15:30 P Meliot Mod-Phi Convergence: precise asymptotics and local limit theorems for dependent random variables: IV
UMC Wednesday 29th 14:00 to 15:00 S Widder & O Soyer UMC Discussion Session
UMCW03 Thursday 30th 09:30 to 10:05 J Huisman Plenary Lecture 1: Non-Equilibrium Dynamics in Ecological Communities
UMCW03 Thursday 30th 10:05 to 10:40 P Rainey Plenary Lecture 2: tba
UMCW03 Thursday 30th 10:40 to 10:55 R Garrido Oter Contributed Talk 1: Structure and functions of the bacterial root microbiota in wild and domesticated barley
UMCW03 Thursday 30th 11:25 to 11:55 N Goldenfeld Plenary Lecture 3: Individual-level models, demographic stochasticity and spatio-temporal variations in microbial populations
UMCW03 Thursday 30th 11:55 to 12:30 J Weitz Plenary Lecture 4: Modeling Ocean Viruses: From Infections to Ecosystems
UMCW03 Thursday 30th 14:00 to 14:35 P Warren Plenary Lecture 5: Neutral models on island chains: biodiversity measures, and the 'everything is everywhere' problem.
UMCW03 Thursday 30th 14:35 to 15:10 C Tarnita Plenary Lecture 6: Ecology and the evolution of multicellularity
UMCW03 Thursday 30th 15:10 to 15:25 A Haas Contributed Talk 2: Structure, Function and Dynamics in Microbial Communities
UMCW03 Thursday 30th 15:55 to 16:30 D Segre Plenary Lecture 7: Spatio-temporal dynamics of microbial ecosystem metabolism
UMCW03 Thursday 30th 16:30 to 17:05 J Tasoff Plenary Lecture 8: An Economic Framework of Microbial Trade
UMCW03 Thursday 30th 17:05 to 17:20 S Freilich Contributed Talk 3: Metabolic Network Approaches for delineating functional division within Bacterial Communities
UMCW03 Friday 31st 09:30 to 10:05 B Teusink Plenary Lecture 9: tba
UMCW03 Friday 31st 10:05 to 10:40 A Buckling Plenary Lecture 10: Feedback between microevolution and community structure
UMCW03 Friday 31st 10:40 to 10:55 G Nicol Contributed Talk 4: Understanding microbial networks driving nitrogen cycling in soil
UMCW03 Friday 31st 11:25 to 11:55 S De Monte Plenary Lecture 11: The evolution of groups and microbial collectives
UMCW03 Friday 31st 11:55 to 12:30 D Johnson Plenary Lecture 12: The causes and consequences of metabolic specialization
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