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Mathematical Biology – University of Reading

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Mathematical Biology

The Mathematical Biology Group at Reading was established in 2010. Our mathematical expertise covers continuum modelling, nonlinear ordinary and partial differential equations, agent based modelling, inverse methods, multiscale modelling and asymptotic methods.

Our research work is focused in the areas of cardiovascular health, bacterial chemotaxis, lipoprotein metabolism, systems pharmacology, neuroscience and neurodynamics and tumour growth.

We collaborate with leading life science groups and mathematical centres and departments around the UK, are involved with a number of national and international initiatives including workshops and conferences and our work is funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Engineering and Physical Research Council (EPSRC), British Heart Foundation (BHF), Nuffield Foundation, RCUK, the University of Reading and industry.

Our core teaching associated with the area includes a third/fourth year module in Mathematical Biology in Mathematics and Statistics, Systems Biology in the Biological Sciences. We regularly attract funding for summer studentship bursaries, provide training for industry and are happy to hear from people (undergraduate students through to established academics) who are keen to collaborate and/or learn more about Mathematical Biology.

People

Name Position Telephone
+44 (0) 118 378
Email
@reading.ac.uk
Dr Marcus Tindall Director of PG Studies, Associate Professor of Mathematical Biology 8989 m.tindall
Professor Michael Baines Emeritus Professor 8993 m.j.baines
Dr Richard Everitt Lecturer 8030 r.g.everitt
Dr Roland Potthast Professor of Applied Mathematics 7614 r.w.e.potthast
Dr Peter K Sweby Associate Professor 8675 p.k.sweby
Dr Joanne Dunster Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Visiting Research Fellow j.l.dunster

PhD Students

Visitors

  • Dr D. Salazar (Syngenta)

Previous group members

  • Prof. P. Grindrod
  • Mr J. Bowyer
  • Dr B. Bhattacharya
  • A. Baldwin

Our Publications

Activities

Collaborative Centres

Reading

UK

International

Industrial Collaborators

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