Algebraic Systems Biology Group
Photo credit: M. Beguerisse
The Algebraic Systems Biology Group is housed in
Wolfson
Centre for Mathematical Biology . We collaborate with the following
groups:
Oxford Centre for
Industrial and Applied Mathematics ,
Numerical Analysis ,
Control Engineering and
Topology.
Current members
Principal Investigator
Heather
A Harrington
Postdoctoral Researchers
Graduate Students
Nina Otter
(jointly supervised with Ulrike Tillmann )
Mathematics DPhil student
Barbara Mahler
(jointly supervised with Mason A Porter and Ulrike Tillmann )
Mathematics DPhil student, Systems Biology DTC
Previous project: Computational Topology in Neuroscience
Systems Biology DTC project (May - July 2014, jointly supervised with Mason A Porter )
Bernadette Stolz
(jointly supervised with Jared Tanner )
Mathematics DPhil student, Systems Approaches to Biomedical Science DTC
Previous project: Analysis of persistent homology in neuronal networks.
July -
September 2015, DTC short project jointly supervised with Mason A Porter
Previous project: Classification of pathological tumour tissue
data and biomarker discovery using topological data analysis.
May -
July 2015, DTC short project jointly supervised with Jared Tanner
Previous project: Computational Topology in Neuroscience
Mathematical
Modelling and Scientific Computing MSc Summer 2014,
jointly supervised with Mason A Porter
Michael Adamer
(jointly supervised with Thomas Woolley and Eamonn Gaffney )
Mathematics DPhil student,
Systems Biology CDT
Previous project: Stochastic chemical reactions
using real algebraic geometry (April - July 2016)
Agnese Barbensi
(jointly supervised with Marc Lackenby and Dorothy Buck )
Mathematics DPhil student funded by EPSRC/Royal Society Award
Rohan Arambepola
(jointly supervised with Frances Kirwan and Emilie Dufresne )
Systems Biology Centre for Doctoral Trainings, short project
(July - September)
Previous Members
Postdoctoral Researchers
Emilie Dufresne
John Fell Fund postdoc developing algebraic methods for model identification with application to biology
Placement: Research fellow in Mathematical Sciences at University of Nottingham
Adam
MacLean (joint mentor with Helen Byrne )
Methods for model identification in signaling pathways.
Placement: Postdoc in Nie Lab at UC Irvine
Graduate Students
Parker Edwards (jointly supervised with Emilie Dufresne )
Mathematical
Foundations of Computer Science MSc research student (April -
Sept 2016)
Placement: Mathematics PhD program at University of Florida
Matishalin Patel (jointly supervised with Michael Bonsall )
Interdisciplinary Bioscience Doctoral Training Partnership
research student (April - July 2016)
Leo Speidel
(jointly supervised with Mason A Porter and Jon Chapman )
Systems Biology Centre for Doctoral Training
research student (April - July 2016)
Placement: Department of Statistics, DPhil with Simon Myers
Erin
Price-Wright (jointly supervised with Mason A Porter )
Mathematical
Foundations of Computer Science MSc research student (Summer 2015)
Placement: Business Development at Palantir Technologies
Dorian Levy (jointly supervised with Robert Van
Gorder )
Mathematical
Modelling and Scientific Computing MSc research student (Summer 2015)
Placement: Development and Operations Engineer at StarLeaf
Alice Schwarze (jointly supervised with Antonis Papachristodoulou and James Anderson )
Complete controllability analysis of the Wnt signalling pathway.
Systems Approaches to Biomedical Science DTC short project (May - July
2015)
Placement: Oxford Mathematical Institute, DPhil with Mason A Porter
Jake Taylor-King (jointly supervised with Mason A Porter and David Basanta )
A simple model for osteocyte network formation.
Systems Approaches to Biomedical Science(SABS) DTC short project (July - September 2014)
Placement: Oxford Mathematical Institute, DPhil with Mason A Porter and Jon Chapman
Andrew Parker (jointly supervised with Helen Byrne and Blanca Rodriguez )
Model choice for heart models.
Systems Biology DTC short project (July - September 2014)
Placement: Oxford Mathematical Institute, DPhil with Ruth Baker
Florian Klimm (jointly supervised with Mason Porter )
Persistent homology and random-walker threshold models for social influence
Visiting masters student from Humboldt-Universitaet Berlin (Summer 2013)
Placement: Systems Approaches to Biomedical Science DTC at Oxford