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School on Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics

11-13 December 2007

Programme

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Tuesday 11 December 2007

09:00 – 11:00 Registration and coffee
11:00 – 11:10 Opening remarks
11:15 – 12:15 Erwin Frey (Lecture 1) Introduction to Game Theory
12:30 – 13:45 Buffet Lunch
13:55 – 14:55 Alan McKane (Lecture 1) Stochastic Models of Evolution in Genetics, Ecology and Linguistics I
15:00 – 15:25 Tea break & Discussions
15:30 – 16:30 Raymond Goldstein (Lecture 1) Collective Dynamics in Concentrated Bacterial Populations
16:35 – 17:25 Oral contributions
17:30 – 18:30 Discussions over Drinks

Wednesday 12 December 2007

09:30 – 10:30 Alan McKane (Lecture 2) Stochastic Models of Evolution in Genetics, Ecology and Linguistics II
10:35 – 11:10 Coffee break & Discussions
11:15 – 12:15 Raymond Goldstein (Lecture 2) Physical Aspects of Evolutionary Transitions to Multicellularity
12:30 – 13:45 Buffet Lunch
13:55 – 14:55 Erwin Frey (Lecture 2) Nonlinear Stochastic Systems
15:00 – 15:25 Tea break
15:30 – 16:30 Matt Keeling (Warwick, guest lecturer) Evolution of Infectious Diseases: the implications of contact structure and stochasticity
16:35 – 17:25 Ian Stewart (Warwick, guest lecturer) Networks, PODs, and Sympatric Speciation
17:30 – 18:30 Drinks Reception with Warwick Complexity Complex (undergraduate common room)
19:30 Xmas dinner in Xanana Cafe (for those who have reserved)

Thursday 13 December 2007

09:30 – 10:30 Raymond Goldstein (Lecture 3) Microfluidics of Cytoplasmic Streaming
10:35 – 11:10 Coffee break & Discussions
11:15 – 12:15 Erwin Frey (Lecture 3) Spatial Stochastic Games
12:30 – 13:45 Buffet Lunch
13:55 – 14:55 Alan McKane (Lecture 3) Stochastic Models of Evolution in Genetics, Ecology and Linguistics III
15:00 – 15:10 Closing remarks
15:15 – 16:00 Tea and discussion
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For further information contact:
Mathematics Research Centre
Zeeman Building,
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
E-mail: mrc@maths.warwick.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)24 7652 2681
Fax: (0)24 7652 3548