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Thursday, June 2

  • 07:00am - 08:00am: Breakfast (on your own at your dorm, hotel or around campus)
  • 08:00am - 05:00pm Registration (Sadler Center)
  • 08:30am - 09:30am Plenary Presentation
    • Jennie Larkin (chair) – Panel Discussion - Have a Heart: Finding Funding for Your Research
      • Jennie Larkin, PhD – NHLBI/NIH
      • Peter Lyster, PhD – NIGMS/NIH, formerly from NASA
      • Ron White, PhD – Dean, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, formerly from NASA
      • NSF - pending
  • 09:30am - 10:00am Coffee Break
  • 10:00am - 12:00n Parallel Paper Sessions
    1. John “Wes” Cain (chair) – Cardiac Electrophysiology Modeling Part 2
      • Niels Otani, PhD, Cornell University, USA - New ideas for terminating tachyarrhythmias derived from the dynamics of action potential propagation
      • Alena Talkachova, PhD, University of Minnesota, USA - Towards prediction of the local onset of alternans in the heart
      • Yohannes Shiferaw, PhD, California State Northridge, USA - Statistics of calcium mediated triggered activity in cardiac tissue
      • Shu Dai, PhD, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, USA - Using noise to determine cardiac restitution with memory
    2. George Billman (chair) – Mechanisms Responsible for Ventricular Fibrillation
      • George Billman, PhD, Ohio State University, USA – Cardiac electrotonic remodeling and susceptibility to ventricular fibrillation
      • Cynthia Carnes, PhD, Ohio State University, USA – Repolarization reserve and susceptibility to ventricular fibrillation
      • Sandor Gyorke, PhD, Ohio State University, USA – Myocyte calcium handling, reactive oxygen system and ventricular fibrillation
      • Vadim Fedorov, PhD, Ohio State University, USA – Electrophysiological mechanisms of anti-arrhythmic protection during hypothermia in winter hibernating versus non-hibernating mammals
  • 12:00n - 02:00pm Lunch and Poster Session -- Posters 21-33

Ryan Carpenter

Modeling the effects of calsequestrin's role in regulation of local calcium release and depletion in cardiac myocytes.

Ryan M Kammeyer

Development of a mathematical model for CPR incorporating cardiovascular and gas exchange dynamics

Saptarshi Kar

A kinetic model of eNOS biochemical pathways for nitric oxide and superoxide production

Shamim Nemati

Estimation of respiratory control system parameters from spontaneous breathing

Sunil Kandel

The upper limit of vulnerability and virtual electrodes in defibrillation of the heart

Tuan M. Hoang-Trong

Computational study of Ca-based arrhythmias at 3D spatial whole-cell level

Xiaobing Chen

Micro-scale modeling of blood flow in three-dimensional hollow fiber membrane bundle for artificial lungs

Yan Hao

A Langevin description of the stochastic dynamics of calcium release sites composed of multiple intracellular channels

Yinglan Gong

Efficient and accurate tracing of phase singularities in cardiac reentry simulation

Yinyun Li

Neurofilament kinetics and axon caliber in mouse optic nerve

Young-Seon Lee

Regression analysis of a stochastic Ca2+ model

Yuanfang Xie

RyR distribution heterogeneity potentiates calcium wave initiation and propagation

Jacques Beaumont

New perspectives on the initiation of premature beat in genetically altered cardiac tissue

Ghanim Ullah

Data-driven Model of a Modal Gated Ion Channel: The Inositol 1,4,5-Trisphosphate Receptor in Insect Sf9 Cells

Zana Coulibaly

Insight into spontaneous recurrent calcium waves in a 3D cardiac cell based an analysis of a 1D deterministic model

Shijia Zhao

Deployment of self-expanding wire stents in an artery with moderate stenosis

Divya Swaminathan

A simple six state model of the IP3 receptor: a modeling study

Jussi Koivumaki

Excitation-contraction coupling changes of human atrial myocytes induced by atrial fibrillation

Guoguang Su and Ramana M. Pidaparti

Biomechanical and Biofluid Modeling for the Lower Respiratory Tract

  • 02:00pm - 03:30pm Parallel Paper Sessions
    1. Judith Pérez-Velázquez (chair) – Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Fluid Dynamics
      • Rebecca Shipley, PhD, University of Oxford, England – Theoretical models of blood flow in the vasculature: Combining discrete and continuum approaches
      • Jennifer Siggers, PhD, Imperial College of London, England – Mathematical model of blood flow in the liver
      • Sevil Payvandi, PhD, Imperial College of London, England – Mathematical modeling of flow in curved, compliant arteries
    2. Dwain Eckberg (chair) – The Baroreflex
      • John Karemaker, PhD, AMC The Netherlands – The baroreflex: biology vs. computer modeling
      • Peter Andriessen, PhD, The Netherlands - Autonomic cardiovascular regulation in the newborn
      • Claude Julien, PhD, Université of Lyon, France - Modeling the baroreflex control of blood pressure variability
      • John Delos, PhD, William & Mary, USA – Heart rate and blood pressure fluctuations of premature infants
  • 03:30pm - 04:00pm Break
  • 04:00pm - 06:00pm Parallel General Paper Sessions
    1. Ramana M. Pidaparti (chair) - Modeling
      • Ling Xia, PhD, Zhejiang, China – Introduction of cardiom-CN: Whole heart model with detailed anatomic structure and electrophysiology
      • Christian Zemlin, PhD, Old Dominion University, USA – Anchoring of drifting spiral and scroll waves to unexcitable inclusions
      • Thach Nguyen, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA – Computational shear stress before and after stenting of coronary bifurcation lesions
    2. Saleet Jafri (chair)- Modeling Normal and Pathological Calcium Signalling Pathways in the Heart – Part 3
      • Leighton Izu, PhD, University of California Davis, USA - Molecular Topography and Calcium Dynamics
      • Jeremy Rice, PhD, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA - Myofilament modeling: Think globally but act locally
      • David Christini, PhD, Cornell University School of Medicine, USA - The dynamical underpinnings of sub-cellular calcium alternans in cardiac myocytes
      • Ruëdiger Thul, PhD, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom - Calcium alternans in a piecewise linear model of cardiac myocytes
  • 06:00pm - Whenever Dinner on your own around town


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