# Resources

### Lecture Series

Date | Topic | Speaker |
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Apr. 23, 2015 | Introduction to Pricing Financial Options |
Robert WoosterThe College of Wooster |

Apr. 13, 2015 | Fishing for an Unexpected Expectation |
Khanh LeOhio Wesleyan University |

Feb. 26, 2015 | The Math behind Rhythms and Neuronal Networks |
Lakshmi ChandrasekaranStowers Institute for Medical Research |

Feb. 25, 2015 | Interpreting population dynamics using Mathematics |
Lakshmi ChandrasekaranStowers Institute for Medical Research |

Feb. 24, 2015 | Spherical Harmonics and a Metric for 3D Shape Perception |
Josh Lesperance |

Feb. 23, 2015 | Geometric Roots of -1 |
Josh Lesperance |

Feb. 20, 2015 | Dynamics on Graphs (with applications to Chemical Reaction Modeling) |
Matthew JohnstonUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison |

Feb. 19, 2015 | Recent Results in the Modeling of Chemical Reaction Systems |
Matthew JohnstonUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison |

Feb. 17, 2015 | Modeling Insect Olfaction |
Pamela FullerRensselaer Polytechnic Institute |

Feb. 17, 2015 | Young love is unpredictable... Or is it? |
Pamela FullerRensselaer Polytechnic Institute |

Jan. 29, 2015 | Modeling disease spread on networks with a new notion of distance |
Karly JacobsenThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Nov. 6, 2014 | Modeling Cancer Cell Lineage and Radiation-Induced Dedifferentiation |
Kim FesselThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Oct. 30, 2014 | Cubing the Pyramid: or, Why We Need Calculus (and Measure Theory!) |
Kevin WoodsOberlin College |

Apr. 16, 2014 | If Sherlock Holmes Were a Mathematician: A Brief Introduction to Geometric Data Analysis |
Elin SmithKenyon College |

Mar. 3, 2014 | Subthreshold somatic voltage in neocortical pyramidal cells can control whether spikes propagate from the axonal plexus to axon terminals: a model study |
Erin MunroRIKEN Brain Science Institute |

Mar. 3, 2014 | Independent neural sources reveal two different slow oscillations |
Erin MunroRIKEN Brain Science Institute |

Feb. 27, 2014 | Eye spy (only one image at a time) |
Lucy SpardyThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Feb. 27, 2014 | A dynamical systems analysis of afferent control in a neuro-mechanical model of locomotion |
Lucy SpardyThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Feb. 24, 2014 | Mathematical Modeling in Biology |
Deena SchmidtCase Western Reserve University |

Feb. 24, 2014 | Measuring edge importance for random processes on graphs |
Deena SchmidtCase Western Reserve University |

Feb. 20, 2014 | Ellipses, Polynomials, and a Most Marvelous Theorem |
Elizabeth WolfUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison |

Feb. 20, 2014 | A Stochastic Model for Biochemical Networks: Computing Means and Parameter Sensitivities |
Elizabeth WolfUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison |

Feb. 6, 2014 | Effects of Dendritic Properties on the Firing Dynamics of Neurons |
Michael SchwemmerThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Feb. 6, 2014 | Rational Analysis in Task Switching |
Michael SchwemmerThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Jan. 29, 2014 | The Hatchet Planimeter and Its Entrails |
Andrew GardOhio Wesleyan University |

Dec. 5, 2013 | Phase locking in chains of half-center oscillators: an analysis of coordinated crayfish swimming |
Lucy SpardyThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Dec. 5, 2013 | The neural mechanism underlying coordination in crayfish swimming |
Lucy SpardyThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Nov. 5, 2013 | Understanding Tipping Points in Climate and Sustainability |
Mary Lou ZeemanBowdoin College |

Oct. 22, 2013 | Climate models from a dynamical systems point of view |
Jim WalshOberlin College |

Sep. 23, 2013 | On Quantum Computing |
Cameron BurgerOhio Wesleyan University |

Apr. 24, 2013 | New Ideas in Algebraic Geometry |
Susan ColleyOberlin College |

Apr. 18, 2013 | Using Mathematical Models to Study Sleep-Wake Regulation |
Deena SchmidtCase Western Reserve University |

Mar. 28, 2013 | Response to environmental hypoxia by planktivorous fish in Lake Erie |
Paul HurtadoThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Mar. 6, 2013 | Do Dogs Know Calculus? Bifurcations at the Beach |
Tim PenningHope College |

Nov. 12, 2012 | Why Axioms? |
Mike WestmorelandDenison University |

Nov. 1, 2012 | Mathematical Models and Population Ecology |
Paul HurtadoThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Nov. 1, 2012 | How biology is changing mathematics and why all math is useful |
Paul HurtadoThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Oct. 15, 2012 | How grad school works and what life is like as a grad student |
Sean McCullochOhio Wesleyan University |

Oct. 10, 2012 | Mountains and Muddy Wheels |
Ben LetsonOhio Wesleyan University |

May. 22, 2012 | How the Classical Isoperimetric Inequality can be Reversed, and Why you Should Care |
Andrew GardThe Ohio State University |

Apr. 25, 2012 | From Vibrating Strings to Quasicrystals: Floor Function and Irrationals |
Geremias EncarnacionUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign |

Apr. 23, 2012 | Dynamics of Linear Maps |
Joel DreibelbisRochester Institute of Technology |

Apr. 11, 2012 | Arctic Climate Change |
David BromwichThe Ohio State University/Byrd Polar Research Center |

Apr. 5, 2012 | Exploring cholera dynamics and transmission pathways using identifiability and parameter estimation |
Marisa EisenbergThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Apr. 5, 2012 | Algebraic Methods in Identifiability with Applications to Disease Dynamics |
Marisa EisenbergThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Mar. 5, 2012 | Two Pretty Asymptotic Formulas |
Jeff NunemacherOhio Wesleyan University |

Feb. 20, 2012 | My other summer project: Using game theory to design an AI for a football board game |
Sean McCullochOhio Wesleyan University |

Feb. 9, 2012 | Are the ice sheets collapsing? |
Ian HowatThe Ohio State University/Byrd Polar Research Center |

Dec. 5, 2011 | Shared Shortest Paths on Graphs |
Zeal JaganathaOhio Wesleyan University |

Nov. 14, 2011 | Circle-Squaring and other Geometric Puzzles |
Pam PierceThe College of Wooster |

Nov. 3, 2011 | Algebraic theory for discrete models in systems biology |
Franziska HinkelmannThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Nov. 3, 2011 | Discrete Models in Biological Systems and Cancer Research |
Franziska HinkelmannThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Oct. 10, 2011 | Do Dogs Know the Trammel of Archimedes? |
Mark SchwartzOhio Wesleyan University |

Apr. 18, 2011 | Fraud, Geometric Progressions, and Probability |
Moy EaswaranThe Ohio State University |

Mar. 31, 2011 | Dynamical Systems for Mathematical Biology |
Janet BestThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Mar. 31, 2011 | The Dynamics of Sleep |
Janet BestThe Ohio State University/Mathematical Biosciences Institute |

Mar. 1, 2011 | Physics and mathematics of knots |
Sergei ChmutovThe Ohio State University |

Feb. 21, 2011 | Breaking The Code |
Movie |

Feb. 14, 2011 | Breaking The Code |
Movie |

Dec. 6, 2010 | Computational geometry and measuring fractal dimension |
Marc KhouryThe Ohio State University |

Nov. 8, 2010 | Applications of Artificial Neural Networks: Tires and Football |
John DavidThe College of Wooster |

Oct. 25, 2010 | On Bernoulli Numbers |
Jeff NunemacherOhio Wesleyan University |

Sep. 27, 2010 | Modeling evolution using game theory |
Craig JacksonOhio Wesleyan University |

Apr. 26, 2010 | An Ant System for the Bin-Packing Problem |
Laura PickensOhio Wesleyan University |

Apr. 16, 2010 | Sometimes Infinity is Close Enough for Government Work: Musings on the unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics |
Mike WestmorelandDenison University |

Mar. 1, 2010 | Knot Theory and the Universe |
Craig JacksonOhio Wesleyan University |

Jan. 25, 2010 | On Drawing Stuff |
Mark SchwartzOhio Wesleyan University |

Nov. 17, 2009 | A Crystal Ball and the Crystal Trophy: Two Mathematical Ranking Systems in College Football |
Drew PasteurThe College of Wooster |

Oct. 26, 2009 | Analyzing Skill Versus Chance in Poker |
Sean McCullochOhio Wesleyan University |

Sep. 24, 2009 | Using Graphs to Find Disease Genes |
Laura KubatkoThe Ohio State University |

Sep. 7, 2009 | Building a Longer Line |
Craig JacksonOhio Wesleyan University |