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Mathematical modeling of cellular nano machines

Presented by: 
Blerta Shtylla Pomona College
Date: 
Monday 18th January 2016 - 14:15 to 15:00
Venue: 
INI Seminar Room 1
Abstract: 
The generation of directed movement of cellular components frequently requires the rectification of Brownian motion. In this talk, we discuss mathematical models that track bias generation by nano machine constructs. These dynamic constructs work during cell division and their efficient operation requires specific interactions with dynamic bio polymers. We use first passage techniques to derive mesoscale properties for these motor constructs using microscale rates and reactions. 
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons