Sunday, 29 December 2013

Sunday, 22 December 2013

Perspective on mathematical biology - Going back to go forward

This post by the Director of the WCMB, Prof. Philip Maini, is an extended version of his recent article in the SMB Newsletter.

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Sunday, 15 December 2013

Mathematical modelling of tumour-induced angiogenesis

In this post Lucy Hutchinson, a first-year D.Phil. student at the WCMB, describes her research in mathematical modelling of angiogenesis. Update: Lucy has won the Microsoft Research Project Prize for the best DTC short project in her cohort.

Sunday, 8 December 2013

Pre-print servers: dangerous ways to lose your ideas, or a way to accelerate science and your career?

In this post Dr Jacob Scott, a third-year D.Phil. student at the WCMB, discusses the use of pre-print servers in biology. You can find Jake's own research blog here.

Monday, 2 December 2013

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

This year the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures will be delivered by Dr Alison Woollard who is here in Oxford. Her work is in the area of developmental biology so should be of interest to WCMB'ers and other readers of this blog.

Saturday, 30 November 2013

Can adaptive mesh refinement regimes be improved with a Voronoi partition?

In this post Robert Ross, a first-year D.Phil. student at the WCMB, discusses a result from a 10-week research project on adaptive mesh refinement regimes that he undertook this summer at the Systems Biology Doctoral Training Centre.

Friday, 22 November 2013

A brief history of the WCMB

In this post the Director of the WCMB, Prof. Philip Maini, discusses the history of the Centre and how we got to where we are today.

Saturday, 2 November 2013

A new home

The centre formerly known as CMB is now the WCMB. Why? See below.

Now we work live on the top floor of the south wing of the Mathematical Institute, and that's our view down:

Excuse the poor image quality, this was taken on a phone with no other camera in sight.
Can anyone guess the maths behind the shape of the "crystal"? Then comment below.

In this blog we'll post about our work, publications, talks, conferences, helpful pieces of code or just interesting bits of maths and biology. We'll take turns and hopefully post at least once a week. But we're a big group now, so we should have plenty to write about. So stay tuned, and in the meantime check out some of the blogs we link to on the right, and let us know if you have any suggestions to improve this blog.

The Andrew Wiles Building has been featured in a video series about Oxford's architecture, see below.