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The Biomathematics Graduate Program faculty consists of individuals within the Department of Statistics and the Department of Mathematics, plus individuals in other departments at NCSU and off-campus adjunct faculty whose main interests involve modeling biological systems.

Director

Alun L. Lloyd
[photo of Alun Lloyd] Professor, Department of Mathematics
Research Interests: Epidemiology of infectious diseases, spatial processes in ecology and evolution, modeling the spread of genetically engineered organisms

Core Faculty

Kevin Gross
[photo ofKevin Gross] Associate Professor, Department of Statistics
Research Interests: Theoretical and statistical ecology, model selection for ecological time series, population dynamics, statistical practice in ecology
Sharon Lubkin
[photo ofSharon Lubkin] Professor, Department of Mathematics
Research Interests: Transport and mechanobiology in tissue dynamics
Charles E. Smith
[photo ofCharles E. Smith] Associate Professor, Department of Statistics
Research Interests: Neurobiology, stochastic processes, physiological models

Associate Faculty

William R. Atchley
William Neal Reynolds Professor of Genetics and Statistics. International Graduate School in Bioinformatics and Genomics (Germany)
Research Interests: Computational biology, molecular evolution of proteins- particularly transcriptional regulators, evolution and structure of the basic Helix-Loop-Helix (bHLH) family of transcription factors, application of multivariate statistical methods to sequence analysis, developmental quantitative genetics, genetic architecture of complex traits.
H. Thomas Banks
Director of Center for Research in Scientific Computation, University Professor and Drexel Professor of Mathematics
Research Interests: Population modeling, cellular and system level PBPK modeling, viscoelastic and tissue continuum modeling, mixed effects and probabilistic models, biomedical diagnostics (particularly using electromagnetic interrogation techniques), HIV (immune system) modeling and STI control, general inverse (estimation) and control problems in biological systems
John Bishir
Emeritus Professor, Department of Mathematics
Beth Gardner
Assistant Professor of Quantitative Wildlife Biology
James F. Gilliam
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Research Interests: Population ecology, especially spatial processes. Behavioral ecology, especially decisions under threat of death. Ecology of streams and rivers.
Nick Haddad
William Neal Reynolds Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Research Interests: Spatial population and community ecology, conservation biology in fragmented landscapes
Mansoor Haider
Professor, Department of Mathematics
Research Interests: Cartilage mechanics, osteoarthritis, cell mechanics, cell-matrix interactions, tissue engineering
Carol Hall
Alcoa Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Research Interests: Computer simulations of protein folding and aggregation
George R. Hess
Professor, Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources
Research Interests: Conservation biology in suburbanizing landscapes, effective teaching and learning
Thomas Johnson
Emeritus Professor, Agric. and Resource Economics Department
W. Owen McMillan
Associate Professor, Genetics Department
Research Interests: Integration of high-resolution molecular data (DNA sequences, microsatellites, multi-locus DNA fingerprints, and, more recently, gene expression data) with developmental and ecological information to understand the origins of functional variation. Key current research projects/programs include: 1) Genetic Basis of Convergent Evolution, 2) Developmental Architecture of Mimicry in Heliconius, and 3) Population History of Morphological Differentiation.
Spencer V. Muse
Professor, Department of Statistics
Mette Olufsen
Professor, Department of Mathematics
Research Interests: Mathematical physiology, control of the cardiovascular system, cardiovascular fluid dynamics
Kenneth H. Pollock
Professor, Department of Applied Ecology
Research Interests: Wildlife and fisheries statistics and modelling, ecology and conservation biology, sampling animal populations, biometrics
Jim Riviere
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Distinguished Professor, Director, Center for Chemical Toxicology Research and Pharmacokinetics, College of Veterinary Medicine
Henry Schaffer
Professor, Department of Genetics
James F. Selgrade
Professor, Department of Mathematics
Research Interests: Population biology and genetics, endocrine modeling, menstrual cycle control, dynamical systems and ordinary differential equations
Seth Sullivant
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics
Research Interests: Phylogenetics, evolutionary biology, algebraic statistics
R. E. Stinner
Professor Emeritus, Department of Entomology
Eric Stone
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Jeff Thorne
Professor, Departments of Genetics and Statistics
Research Interests: Molecular evolution
Hien T. Tran
Professor, Center for Research in Scientific Computation, Department of Mathematics
Gail G. Wilkerson
Professor, Crop Science Department
Zhao-Bang Zeng
William Neal Reynolds Professor of Statistics and Genetics

Adjunct Faculty

Georgiy Bobashev
Senior Research Statistician, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC
Rory Conolly
EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC
Tim Elston
Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill
John M. Hoenig
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, Virginia
Julia S. Kimbell
Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology, Research Triangle Park, NC
Michael W. Lutz
Mathematical Applications Group/GlaxoSmithKline Research Labs
Amirhossein Mokhtari
RTI International
Paul H. Morgan
Mathematical Applications Group/GlaxoSmithKline Research Labs
R. Woodrow Setzer
National Center for Computational Toxicology, US Environmental Protection Agency

Biomathematics Graduate Program, North Carolina State University
Box 8203, Raleigh, NC 27695-8203
Phone: (919) 515-1912, Fax: (919) 515-1909

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