Tel Aviv University 
Dear all,
The last meeting of the year for the Horowitz seminar on Probability,
Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems will be held this Monday. Come
celebrate with us!
Speaker: Isaac Meilijson, Tel Aviv University
Title: Granule membranes play dice
Date: Monday, June 6
Time: 14:30
Place: Schreiber 209
Granules are secreted by the cell in either spontaneous or evoked mode,
and the distribution of their volume is recorded, which we have modeled
respectively as the exit and stationary distributions of a Growth &
Elimination Markovian stochastic model. Growth requires granule-granule
fusion and elimination requires granule-membrane fusion, by linking SNARE
protein pairs diffusing in the granule and membrane surfaces. Transition
rates of the Growth & Elimination model depend on the required number of
such pairs for fusion, that can be identified (theoretically and
experimentally estimated) from the two secretion volume distributions.
Based on joint work with Ilan Hammel and Eyal Nitzany.
Best regards,
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Technion Math Net-2 (TECHMATH2)
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