External Seminar: 'From cells to vessels: a versatile phase-field approach' -- Maurício Moreira-Soares
|Starts:||13:00 24 Oct 2018|
|Ends:||14:00 24 Oct 2018|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Current University students|
Visiting speaker in the School of Biological Sciences, title and abstract below.
From cells to vessels: a versatile phase-field approach.
Maurício Moreira-Soares (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
1pm 24/10/2018 - Zochonis Building TH D
The phase-field modelling started focused on materials physics and it has been extensively explored since then in that field. Notwithstanding, the formalism behind phase-field awakened a keen interest in computational biology due to its versatility. It emerged as a new method to describe biological systems and to study different phenomena, such as: angiogenesis, cell migration, tumour growth, etc. In this talk I invite you to take a ride with me through two distinct applications of phase-field modelling, from cell migration to growing vasculatures.
Role: PhD Student
Organisation: University of Coimbra, Portugal
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