SMB MathEpiOnco 2024

Joint meeting between the Mathematical Epidemiology and Mathematical Oncology Subgroups of the Society of Mathematical Biology

February 18-20, 2024
Virtual via Zoom

Conference Schedule

All listed times are in Eastern Standard Time (p.m.).     

Download the Abstract Book for titles and abstracts.

Sunday, February 18th
12:00 - 12:10 Opening Remarks
12:10 - 1:00 Plenary Talk: Identifiability and interventions: exploring when uncertainty matter
Marisa Eisenberg, University of Michigan
1:00 - 1:15 Global dynamics of an SIR model with post-infection mortality and partial immunity
Brendan Shrader, University of Central Florida
1:15 - 1:30 Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Bursal Disease in Commercial Flocks
Hammed Olawale Fatoyinbo, Massey University
1:30 - 1:45 Influenza Vaccination Timing
Julie Allison Spencer, Los Alamos National Laboratory
1:45 - 1:55 Break
1:55 - 2:10 Mathematical modeling reveals Crizotinib, a class of medication for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer causes cardiac toxicity
Chitaranjan Mahapatra, Paris Saclay University, France
2:10 - 2:25 A hybrid discrete-continuum modelling approach for the interactions of the immune system with oncolytic viral infections
David Morselli, Politecnico di Torino and Swinburne University of Technology
2:25 - 2:40 Modelling Bystander Effect in CAR-T Cell Therapies
Erdi Karar, Spelman College
2:40 - 2:55 Personalized Cancer Care through Digital Twin Technology: Integrating Patient-Specific Data with Quantitative Systems Pharmacology
Leili Shahriyari, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2:55 - 3:00 Break
3:00-4:00 Panel: Opportunities at the Interface of Mathematical Epidemiology & Oncology
Hannah Dueck, NIH
Zhilan Feng, Purdue University and NSF
Ami Radunskaya, Pomona College
Monday, February 19th
12:00 - 12:50 Plenary Talk: Mathematical methods in evolution and medicine
Natalia Komarova, University of California, San Diego
12:50 - 1:05 Virtual clinical trials of BMP4-induced differentiation therapy identify strategies for combination with radiation therapy for glioblastoma (GBM) patients
Nicholas Harbour, University of Nottingham
1:05 - 1:20 Identifying Critical Immunological Features of Tumor Control and Escape Using Mathematical Modeling
Rachel Sousa, University of California, Irvine
1:20 - 1:35 Overcoming CCI+ET resistance in ER+ breast cancer by restoring immune surveillance and tumor control
Jiyeon Park, University of Utah
1:35 - 1:45 Break
1:45 - 2:00 A Comparison of Mutation and Amplification-Driven Resistance Mechanisms and Their Impacts on Tumor Recurrence
Aaron Li, University of Minnesota
2:00 - 2:15 Follower the leader: modeling collective cancer invasion
Yi Jiang, Georgia State University
2:15 - 2:30 Hypoxia-related radiotherapy resistance in tumours: treatment efficacy investigation in an eco-evolutionary perspective.
Giulia Chiari, Politecnico di Torino
2:30 - 2:45 From COVID-19 to Melanoma: Modeling time-varying treatment response using an Epidemiology-informed Neural Network
Kayode Olumoyin, Moffitt Cancer Center
2:45 - 3:00 Immune escape: from individual differences to the population-level
Maria A. Gutierrez, University of Cambridge
3:00-4:30 Tutorial on stochastic processes in epidemiology and oncology
Linh Huynh(Dartmouth College) and Pujan Shrestha (Texas A&M)
Tuesday, February 20th
12:00 - 12:50 Plenary Talk: The impact of eggs quiescence on the efficiency of Wolbachia-carrying mosquito release to control arbovirus transmission
Claudia Pio Ferreira, São Paulo State University
12:50 - 1:05 Modeling the Tumor Microenvironment and Optimizing Immunotherapies in Glioblastoma
Tracy Stepien,University of Florida
1:05 - 1:20 Incorporating phenotype-structured modeling into epidemiological models to gain insights into variant emergence and competition
Anass Bouchnita, The University of Texas at El Paso
1:20 - 1:35 Formation and Growth of Co-Culture Tumour Spheroids: New Compartment-Based Mathematical Models and Experiments
Ryan Murphy, University of Melbourne
1:35 - 1:45 Break
1:45 - 2:00 Mathematical formulations of human risk response in COVID models
Leah LeJeune, Virginia Tech
2:00 - 2:15 Synergizing Health Strategies: Exploring the Interplay of Treatment and Vaccination in an Age-Structured Malaria Model
Mahmudul Bari Hridoy, Texas Tech University
2:15 - 2:30 Infection-Age Structured West Nile Virus Model
Marina Mancuso, Arizona State University
2:30 - 2:45 Multiscale stochastic disease transmission from within-host dynamics to between-host spread
Rodolfo Guadalupe Blanco Rodriguez, University of Idaho
2:45 - 3:50 Working Group Discussions
3:50-4:00 Closing Remarks