UK MMSG Oxford 2005

The meeting took place at the University of Oxford, from Monday 12th to Friday 16th September 2005, as part of the UK Mathematics-in-Medicine Study Groups series.


Modelling the development and formation of biofilms
Prof Judith Armitage (Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford)
In vivo delivery of gene therapy to tumours
Dr Kerry Fisher (Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford)
Dr Len Seymour (Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford)
How can we model the water transport through the kidney?
Dr Susan Franks (Computational Toxicology, Health and Safety Laboratory)
Bacterial proteins that knock out cell defences: Cruise missiles or cannonballs?
Dr Gail Preston (Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford)
Ions in solutions and protein channels
Prof Robert Eisenberg (Department of Molecular Biophysics and Physiology, Rush University Medical Center)
Hepatic lipoprotein metabolism
Dr Kim Jackson (School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading)
Dr Brendan O'Malley (Corporate Research Biosciences, Unilever)
Dr Laura Pickersgill (Corporate Research Biosciences , Unilever)
Prof Christine Williams (School of Food Biosciences, University of Reading)
Using micro-nanostructures to deliver genes and drugs to skin for immunotherapeutic applications
Dr Mark Kendall (The PowderJect Centre for Gene and Drug Delivery Research, University of Oxford)

Study Group Information

The study group and follow-up meetings were supported by the ICIAM 99 fund (administered by the London Mathematical Society) and the EPSRC (as part of the 3-year grant EP/D502365/1). The study group was hosted by OCIAM, and accommodation for participants was provided at St. Anne's College.

List of participants