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PSW at MBI: Day 5

Posted: 20th July 2012 by seanmathmodelguy in Workshops

This is the day of presentations and starting it off with a broken coffee machine was interesting and only took about 10 minutes to solve (with a pot full of fresh brew).  After a few minutes we all filed into the lecture hall and began the talks. 1. Lipid layer problem:  The question for this […]

PSW at MBI: Day 4

Posted: 20th July 2012 by seanmathmodelguy in Workshops

Today we start to scramble.  Running simulations of the models that have been developed, debugging code, extending the models a bit and trying to understand the results.  Not everyone has used exactly the same set of parameters and the tedium of tracking all that down while bleary-eyed  and desperately attempting to extend our models is […]

PSW at MBI: Day 3

Posted: 19th July 2012 by seanmathmodelguy in Workshops

Started the day missing the bus but arranged with the hotel for a shuttle to take me in.  When I suggested that I’d just walk the mile and a half in the heat the clerk gave me the ‘You are nuts!’ look so just had a seat and started working while I waited for the […]

PSW at MBI: Day 2

Posted: 19th July 2012 by seanmathmodelguy in Workshops

Arranged to take the shuttle from the hotel this morning since 8:15am was really kicking my butt and giving myself an extra 15 minutes would really be appreciated.  So, where are we?  First let’s describe the process. A polymer scaffold is set into the bottom of a petri dish and is about 300 microns in […]