[Amath-seminars] Thursday Seminar, Feb 15, 4-5pm,
Fred Wan Conference Room, 208 Lewis Hall
Randall J LeVeque
rjl at uw.edu
Thu Feb 15 10:28:56 PST 2018
Reminder of the talk this afternoon by Chay Paterson, who recently arrived
in the department.
Come hear about his work!
On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 11:17 PM, Loyce M. Adams <lma3 at uw.edu> wrote:
> Hi All,
> This week our new postdoc Chay Paterson who is working with Ivana
> Bozic on cancer modelling will be the speaker. Please come hear about
> his research. His title and abstract are below.
> Loyce Adams
> Chay Paterson
> Research Associate
> Applied Mathematics
> University of Washington
> An exactly solvable spatial model of clonal selection in cancer
> Two of the hallmarks of cancer are the accumulation of driver
> mutations which increase the overall survival of cancer cells,
> and their ability to spread. Here we describe an exactly
> solvable mathematical model of a tumour featuring replication,
> mutation and local migration of cancer cells. The model
> predicts a quasi-exponential growth of large turmours, even
> if different fragments of the tumour grow sub-exponentially
> due to e.g. oxygen and space constraints.
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