Lorentz Center - Giant Fluctuations in Population Dynamics from 3 Aug 2009 through 7 Aug 2009
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    Giant Fluctuations in Population Dynamics
    from 3 Aug 2009 through 7 Aug 2009

 
Preliminary program

Monday 3 August

 

09:00 10:45 registration

10:45 11:00 welcome

11:00 11:45 Alan McKane: Amplified stochastic oscillations

11:45 12:30 Ira Schwartz: Fluctuations and control in epidemics - the effects of social responses and adaptivity

12:30 14:30 LUNCH

14:30 15:15 Ellen Baake: Ancestral processes for mutation-selection models of population genetics

15:15 15:45 coffee/tea

15:45 16:30 Mauro Mobilia: Evolutionary Dynamics and Pattern Formation in Communities Exhibiting Cyclic Dominance

16:30 18:30 wine and cheese party

 

 

Tuesday 4 August

 

09:00 09:45 Herbert Levine: Front dynamics and Darwinian evolution - towards an understanding of bacterial competence

09:45 10:30 Oskar Hallatschek: Noise can speed up solitary waves in population genetics

10:30 11:00 coffee/tea

11:00 12:00 brief talks: 5 x 10 minutes to advertise posters and papers to trigger discussion (Joachim Krug, Lei-Han Tang, Arthur Straube, Michael Khasin, Su-Chan Park)

12:00 15:00 LUNCH

15:00 15:45 Paulien Hogeweg: Spatial pattern formation and multilevel eco-evolutionary dynamics: structuring of genomes and ecosystems

15:45 16:30 coffee/tea

16:30 17:15 Damien Simon: Extinction transition of branching random walks with absorbing boundaries: relation with travelling waves

 

 

Wednesday 5 August

 

09:00 09.45 David Kessler: The extinction crossover in infection models

09.45 10.30 Baruch Meerson: Instantons in stochastic epidemics

10:30 11:00 coffee/tea

11:00 12:00 brief talks: 5 x 10 minutes to advertise posters and papers to trigger discussion (Fernando Peruani, Matthew Parker, Michael Assaf, Baruch Barzel, Kazumasa Takeuchi)

12:00 15:00 LUNCH

15:00 17:15 Poster session

17:30 Departure to Conference Dinner

18.00 21.00 Conference Dinner: BBQ (indoor & outdoor) on beach in Katwijk

 

 

Thursday 6 August

 

09:00 09:45 Mark Dykman: Fragility of detailed balance solutions: from population dynamics to quantum dynamics

09:45 10:30 Nadav Shnerb: Metapopulation sustainability: migration, synchronization and stochasticity

10:30 11:00 coffee/tea

11:00 11:45 Jack Waddell: Environmental Variation, Dispersion, and Fluctuations in Competing Species Dynamics: Part 1

11:45 15:00 LUNCH

15:00 15:45 Charlotte Hemelrijk: Self-organised fish schools and bird swarms

15:45 16:30 coffee/tea

16:30 17:15 Hugues Chate: Giant number fluctuations in active particle systems

 

 

Friday 7 August

 

09:00 09:45 Joachim Krug: Clonal interference and the benefits of sex

09:45 10:30 Eli Ben-Naim: Strong Mobility in Disordered Systems

10:30 11:00 coffee/tea

11:00 11:45 Charlie Doering: Environmental Variation, Dispersion, and Fluctuations in Competing Species Dynamics: Part 2

11:45 12:15 final discussion, conclusion of the workshop

 

 



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