Journal Club - Tentative Schedule

Meetings are held Thursdays at 4:45 pm in Conference Room 216 at Dirac Library (Ground Floor)


Spring 2018





Jan 11

Richard Bertram

A mathematical model of spontaneous calcium (II) oscillations in astrocytes


Jan 18

Joshua Kimrey

Irregularly Appearing Early Afterdepolarization in Cardiac Myocytes: Random Fluctuations or Dynamical Chaos?


Jan 25

Theo Vo

Resynchronization of circadian oscillators and the east-west asymmetry of jet-lag


Feb 1

Yeuran Oh

The impact of mathematical modeling on the understanding of diabetes and related complications


Feb 8

Mehran Fazli

Mechanism and Function of Mixed-Mode Oscillations in Vibrissa Motoneurons


Feb 15

Angie Davenport

Host and viral ecology determine bat rabies seasonality and maintenance

(Meet at Circulation Desk!)


Feb 22

Daniel Galvis

Dissertation Practice

Mar 1

Ryan Vinson

Mar 8

Jacob Brewer

Mar 15


Spring Break

Mar 22

Richard Bertram

Mar 29

Joshua Kimrey

Apr 5

Theo Vo

Apr 12

Yeuran Oh



Apr 17

Mehran Fazli



Apr 22

Angie Davenport

Previous Semesters Papers:

Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017

Scoring is totally based on JC attendees’ personal judgment on the paper.

The final score is the average of all votes where journal clubbers would vote a number

from 1 to 5 with “5” being “Highly Competitive” and “1” being “Not Competitive”.


Papers’ evaluation for Bellman prize is based on the following criteria:

1) Significance,

2) Readability and

3) Clarity of objective.