Montana State University

Public lecture to focus on using computer models to study cells

August 25, 2011 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN -- A free public lecture about the use of computer modeling in experiments that unravel the mysteries of cell dynamics will be given Thursday, Sept. 22, at Montana State University.

Alex Mogilner, professor in the Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior and the Department of Mathematics at the University of California at Davis, will speak at 3 p.m. in the Procrastinator Theater in the Strand Union Building. His lecture, titled "Mathematics and Biology of Cell Molecular Machines: From Mitosis to the Golgi Apparatus," is part of MSU's Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Series.

The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Mathematical Sciences, the dean of the College of Letters and Science, the Office of the Vice President for Research, Creativity and Technology Transfer, and the ASMSU Procrastinator Theater.

For more information, contact the Department of Mathematical Sciences at 994-3601.

Evelyn Boswell, (406) 994-5135 or evelynb@montana.edu