Workshop program

Sunday, May 4th 
18:00 - 19:30Registration
19:00 - Welcome banquet
Monday, May 5th 
09:00 - 09:40Registration
09:40 - 10:00Opening by J.-M. Rost, the Managing Director of the MPIPKS
10:00 - 10:40Igor Belykh (Georgia State University, USA)
 Synchronized bursting in complex neural networks
10:40 - 11:20Changsong Zhou (Hong Kong Baptist University, P.R. China)
 Structure-function relationship in a complex brain network by multilevel modeling
11:20 - 12:00Coffee break
12:00 - 12:40Jürgen Jost (Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften Leipzig, Germany)
 Spectral analysis of complex networks
12:40 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 14:40Eckehard Schöll (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)
 The role of time delay in coupled excitable systems
14:40 - 15:20Irene Sendina-Nadal (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Mostoles, Spain)
 Scale-free topologies out of an entrainment process of a network of phase oscillators
15:20 - 15:40Philipp Hövel (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)
 Synchronization of coupled neurons and extended time-delayed feedback
15:40 - 16:00Alexander Khramov (Saratov State University, Russia)
 The study of the synchronous behavior of the networks consisting of equal elements with slightly different control parameter values
16:00 - 16:30Coffee break
16:30 - 17:40BIONET08 Colloquium
Guido Caldarelli (CNR-INFM Roma, Italy)
 Self-organized network evolution coupled to extremal dynamics
17:40 - 19:30Supper
Tuesday, May 6th 
09:00 - 09:40Regino Criado Herrero (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Mostoles, Spain)
 Different approaches to complex networks' vulnerability
09:40 - 10:20Gourab Ghoshal (University of Michigan, USA)
 Extensions of network robustness: The case of bicomponents and higher k-components
10:20 - 11:00Group photo & coffee break
11:00 - 11:40Claudius Gros (J.W. von Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Germany)
 The role of self-sustained dynamical activity in generalized neural nets
11:40 - 12:20Marc Timme (MPI für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation Göttingen, Germany)
 Inverse methods for dynamical networks: Which connectivities generate a given dynamics?
12:20 - 12:40Gorka Zamora-López (Universität Potsdam, Germany)
 Random digraphs with arbitrary assortativity structure: E.g. degree correlations
12:40 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 14:40Bernd Blasius (Universität Oldenburg, Germany)
 Seasonally modulated transport networks - a lesson from bird migration
14:40 - 15:00Hiroya Nakao (Fritz-Haber-Institut Berlin, Germany and Kyoto University, Japan)
 Turing patterns on random networks
15:00 - 15:20Alexey Koronovskii (Saratov State University, Russia)
 Synchronous behavior of the networks consisting of spatially extended systems
15:20 - 16:00Coffee break
16:00 - 16:20Marija Mitrovic (Scientific Computing Laboratory Belgrade, Serbia)
 Modularity of networks from the perspective of spectral analysis
16:20 - 16:40Reik Donner (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany)
 Common design principles in biological and technological transportation networks
16:40 - 17:00Kathrin Padberg (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany)
 Bio-inspired network dynamics
17:00 - 18:00Poster session
18:00 - 19:30Supper
Wednesday, May 7th 
09:00 - 09:40Reinhard Lipowsky (Max-Planck-Institut für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung Golm, Germany)
 Dynamics on networks
09:40 - 10:20Klaus Lehnertz (Universität Bonn, Germany)
 Epileptic brain networks
10:20 - 11:00Coffee break
11:00 - 11:40Eshel Ben-Jacob (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
 Functional role of bionetworks complexity
11:40 - 12:00Martin Zapotocky (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)
 Dynamics of axon fasciculation in the presence of neural turnover
12:00 - 12:20Martin Zumsande (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme Dresden, Germany)
 The dynamics of the MAPK signaling cascade
12:20 - 13:00Lunch
13:00 - 19:00Excursion (steamboat ride and walking tour through the Pillnitz park)
19:00 - Conference dinner in the Schlosshotel Pillnitz
Thursday, May 8th 
09:00 - 09:40Alexander Mikhailov (Fritz-Haber-Institut Berlin, Germany)
 Elastic-network models of protein machines
09:40 - 10:20Arne Traulsen (Max-Planck-Institut für Evolutionsbiologie Plön, Germany)
 Cooperation in group-structured populations
10:20 - 11:00Coffee break
11:00 - 11:40Albert Diaz-Guilera (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)
 Synchronization in structured networks
11:40 - 12:20Andreas Amann (University College cork, Ireland)
 Complex networks based on discrete mode lasers
12:20 - 12:40Diego Liberati (Italian National Research Council Milano, Italy)
 Structured dynamics is topology driven both in cell metabolism and in neural system
12:40 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 14:40Sarika Jalan (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme Dresden, Germany)
 How much random a random network is : A random matrix analysis
14:40 - 15:00Santiago Gil (Fritz-Haber-Institut Berlin, Germany)
 Control of chaos in complex networks
15:00 - 15:20Jesus Gomez-Gardenes (Universidad Rovira i Virgili Tarragona, Spain)
 Entropy rate of diffusion processes on complex networks: A dynamical characterization of network topology
15:20 - 15:40Alejandro Mora (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Columbia)
 The modeling of the dengue fever virus transmission network: Dynamics of the vector-host interactions in urban areas
15:40 - 16:00Agnes Szejka (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany)
 The phase diagram of random threshold networks
16:00 - 16:40Coffee break
16:40 - 17:20Yamir Moreno (Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain)
 Complex cooperative networks from evolutionary preferential attachment
17:20 - 17:40Maria Vela (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Mostoles, Spain)
 Node-based and edge-based multi-scale vulnerabilities
17:40 - 18:00Gautam Sethia (Institute of Plasma Research Gandhinagar, India)
 Delay breaks up chimera: A unique state of clustered chimera
18:00 - 19:30Supper
Friday, May 9th 
09:00 - 09:40Fatihcan Atay (Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften Leipzig, Germany)
 Dynamics on networks with time delays
09:40 - 10:20Mark Fricker (University of Oxford, UK)
 Transport efficiency and resilience in mycelial networks
10:20 - 11:00Coffee break
11:00 - 11:40Kenneth Showalter (West Virgina University, USA)
 Spatiotemporal networks in addressable excitable media
11:40 - 12:00Closing remarks
12:00 - 14:00Lunch


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