"Instabilities and Control of Excitable Networks:
From macro- to nano-systems"

Conference Program:

25th May

9.00 - Registration of participants

9.30 - Opening ceremony

N.N. Kudryavtsev, Rector of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

V.G. Savchenko, Director of National Research Centre for Haematology

9.45 - Excitable Networks: general concepts (Chair: K.I. Agladze)

1. W. Ebeling, Humboldt University, Institute of Physics, Berlin

Solitonic excitations and control in nonlinear chains and networks

2. E. Bodenschatz, Max Plank Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Goettingen

Spiral wave selection in excitable media with a phase wave at the wave back

11.05 - Coffee break

11.20 - Excitable Networks in cardiology (Chair: A. Panfilov)

1. L.V. Rosenshtraukh, Institute of Experimental Cardiology, Russian Cardiological Research and Production Complex, Moscow

The Cholinergic Non-Excitability Phenomenon and Its Role in the Regulation of the Sinus Rhythm

2. A.M. Pertsov, SUNY Upstate Medical University, New York

Paradox of Electrical Defibrillation

12.40 - Lunch

14.00 - Control of excitable biological networks (Chair: A.M. Pertsov)

1. K.I. Agladze, Kyoto University and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Photo-controlled engineered cardiac tissue

2. N. Bursac, Duke University, Durham

Engineering of Excitable Cells from Scratch

15.20 - Coffee break

15.35 - Nonlinear waves in excitable systems (Chair: M.Tsyganov)

1. V.N. Biktashev, University of Liverpool

Asymptotic dynamics and control of spiral and scroll waves

2. M.E. Mazurov, Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Information

On nonlinear vortex autowaves and arrhythmias in the two-dimensional and three-dimensional active medium of heart, their generation, synchronization, the methods of the controlled annihilation

16.55 - Coffee break


3. O.A. Dudchenko, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Self-sustained peristaltic transport in biological systems: A theoretical study

26th May

9.30 - Self-organization in excitable networks (Chair: E. Bodenschatz)

1. A.V. Panfilov, Ghent University, Belgium

Anatomical modeling of electrical and mechanical function of the heart

2. B.Cerruti, A. Puliafito, A.M. Shewan, W. Yu, K.E. Mostov, L. Primo, G.Serini, A. Celani, A. Gamba

Geometry, topology, and out-of-equilibrium dynamics in epithelial morphogenesis

10.50 - Coffee break

11.05 - (Chair: O. Steinbock)

3. E.A. Katrukha, Utrecht University, Netherlands

Self-organization of transport network in cells

4. Y. Sumino, Aichi University of Education, Japan

Large scale vortex lattice of self-propelled microtubules induced by local interaction

12.25 - Coffee break


5. A.A. Polezhaev, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow

Patterns in active media caused by diffusion instability

13.20 - Lunch

14.30 - Identification problems in biology networks (Chair: N. Bursac )

1. M. Poptsova, Moscow State University

The cancer biomarker identification problems

2. A.V. Khalyavkin, Inst of Biochemical Physics, Inst for Systems Analysis, Gerontological Society, Moscow

Systems Biology on Emergence, Development and Control of Aging From macro- to nano-systems and back in search of the primary cause and control of aging

15.30 - Threshold phenomena in excitable regulatory networks (Chair: W. Ebeling)

1. M.Tsyganov, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Pushchino, Russia

Quasisolitons in excitable systems with cross-diffusion

2. P. Padilla, IIMAS, University of Mexico, UNAM

Synchronization in biological systems: bacteria make the Mexican wave

3. K.Guria, A.Gagarina, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Instabilities in fibrinolytic regulatory system

16.30 - Coffee break

16.45-18.45 - Round Table "Fiztech-future and Fiztech networks". Moderator: Prof. A. Kaplan

27th May

9.30 - Skolkovo Round Table. Moderator: Prof. I. Goryanin

11.30 - Coffee break

11.45 - Poster Session

13.45 - Lunch

15.00 - Excursion to Moscow

19.00 - Banquet

28th May

9.30 - Novel approach to stem cells application in medicine (Chair: L. Rosenshtraukh)

1. V.G. Savchenko, National Research Center for Haematology, Moscow

Multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells for the prophylaxis of acute graft-versus-host disease. Recent advances

2. V.E. Mamonov, National Research Center for Haematology, Moscow

Resorbable calcium phosphate ceramics with fibrin content for tissue engineering of bone

10.50 - Coffee break

11.05 - Transport Biological networks (Chair: S.S. Simakov )

1. A.P.Favorsky, Moscow State University

Mathematical modeling of blood flow in net of vessels

2. K.G. Gainullin, Russian Federal Nuclear Centre - VNIIEF, Sarov

The Dichotomic Scaling Model for "Closed" Blood Circulatory System Simulations

12.25 - Coffee break


3. A.G.Ioilev, Russian Federal Nuclear Centre - VNIIEF, Sarov

ES-HCVS: Expert System for CFD-modeling of Blood Flow in a Human Cardio-Vascular System

13.20 - Lunch

14.30 - Cardiovascular network modeling (Chair: K. Gainullin)

1. S.S. Simakov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Global blood flow and matter transport in regulated cardiovascular network

2. A.S. Rukhlenko, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Threshold activation of coagulation cascade in intensive flow and formation of fibre-like fibrin polymer networks

15.10 - Novel approach to communication networks (Chair: A. Kaplan)

1. A.S. Dmitriev, Institute of Radioengineering and Electronics, Moscow

Ultra wide band wireless body area networks

2. M. Antonenko, Institute for Computer Aided Design RAS/ Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology/ NetCracker Technology

Actual Problems of Telecommunication Networks and Solving Methods

16.10 - Coffee break

16.25-17.25 - Round Table: Scientific Advantages for Medicine. Department of "Physics of Living Systems" in MIPT. Moderators: M.S.Khubutia, V.M.Zaiko

29th May

9.00 - Registration of participants

9.30 - Biological network architectures and cognitive facilities (Chair: A. Raigorodsky)

1. K.V. Anokhin, Kurchatov Institute, Moscow

Network architectures and cognitive computing in biological nervous systems

2. G.Th. Guria, National Research Center for Haematology, Moscow

Sudden avalanche-like phenomena in kinetic-cascade networks of human blood coagulation

10.50 - Coffee break

11.05 - Internet and transport networks: models and applications (Chair: K. Anokhin)

1. A.M. Raigorodskii, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Models of the Internet: theoretical questions and practical impact

2. V. A. Malyshev, Moscow State University

Mathematical classes of networks

12.15 - Coffee break


3. A.V. Gasnikov, O.S. Fedko, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

About possible dynamics in Google's PageRank and Tomlin's Internet traffic static models

4. A.V. Gasnikov, E.V. Gasnikova, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

A conception of equilibrium of macrosystem in application to the traffic flow distribution in large transport networks

13.30 - Lunch

14.30 - (Chair: A. Raigorodsky)

5. M.S. Gelfand, A.A.Kharkevich Institute of Information Transmission Problems, Moscow

Networks in molecular biology

6. A.B. Kupavskiy (Yandex, MIPT, MSU)

Using random graphs for modeling link structure of sites

16.00 - Coffee break


7. A.V. Savvateev, D.V. Musatov (NES, MIPT, Yandex)

A game-theoretic model of geometric graphs, with application to the Internet

16.45 - (Chair: A. Gasnikov)

8. E.A. Grechnikov, G.G. Gusev, L.A. Ostroumova, Y.L. Pritykin, M.E. Zhukovskii, A.M. Raigorodskii, D.V. Vinogradov (Yandex, MIPT, MSU)

Empirical Validation of the Buckley-Osthus Model for the Web Host Graph

9. E.A. Grechnikov, L.A. Ostroumova, A.B. Kupavskiy, Pr. Tetali (Yandex, MIPT, MSU, Georgia Tech)

The distribution of second degrees in random web graph models

17.45 - Coffee break


10. A.A. Ryabchenko, E.A. Samosvat (Yandex, MIPT)

New model in the class of preferential attachment models of the Internet

11. A.V. Leonidov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Lebedev Physical Institute

E. L. Rumyantsev, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Russian interbank network: main characteristics and stability with respect to contagion

30th May

9.30 - Dynamic models of social networks (Chair: G.Th. Guria)

1. D.A. Novikov, Institute of Control Sciences, Moscow

Dynamic Models of Informational Control in Social Networks

2. M.A. Herrero, University Complutense, Madrid

Mathematical models in social dynamics

3. V.E. Zakharov, Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow

Analytical models of concurrence

11.30 - Coffee break

11.45 - Pattern formation from nano- to macro-systems (Chair: M. Herrero)

1. A.E. Kaplan, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Nano-strata, giant resonances, magic numbers, and optical bistability in atomic nano-lattices

2. D.I. Iudin, Institute of Applied Physics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Percolation effects in Excitable Networks

13.05 - Lunch

14.30 - General discussion

15.30 - Closing ceremony