DIMACS Workshop on the Interface between Biology and Game Theory

April 5, 2004
DIMACS Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University

Adam Arkin, Lawrence Berkeley Labs and UC Berkeley
Vijay Vazirani, Georgia Tech, vazirani@cc.gatech.edu
Denise Wolf, Lawrence Berkeley Labs, dmwolf@lbl.gov
Presented under the auspices of the Special Focus on Computational Molecular Biology.

Workshop Program:

 8:00 -  8:50  Registration -  First Floor Lobby of the CoRE Building
               Breakfast - 4th Floor, Lounge, CoRE Building

 8:50 -  9:00  Welcome and Opening Remarks
               Mel Janowitz, DIMACS Associate Director

 9:00 -  9:40  Rock-Paper-Scissors for the Adult Player
               Keynote Speaker: Karl Sigmund, University of Vienna

 9:45 - 10:25  Behavioral Game Theory, Evolutionary Game
               Theory, and the Explanation of Social Cooperation
               Herbert Gintis, Columbia University

10:25 - 10:40  Discussion

10:40 - 11:00  Break

11:00 - 11:30  A game theoretic analysis of random phase variation and other 
               microbial diversificaiton strategies
               Denise Wolf, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories

11:30 - 12:00  Cooperation in social dilemmas: Effects of population structures 
               Christoph Hauert, University of British Columbia

12:00 -  1:30  Lunch

 1:30 -  2:00  Clinical Trials and Game Theory
               Sorin Istrail, Applied Biosystems

 2:00 -  2:30  Sperm Competition Games: the "risk" model
               Mike Ball, University of Liverpool

 2:30 -  3:00  Entering Stationary Phase: Senescence, Death and Selfish Survivors  
               Marin Vulic, Getique Moleculaire Evolutive et Medicale

 3:00 -  3:30  Break

 3:30 -  4:00  Evolutionary Game Dynamics in Finite Populations
               Christine Taylor, MIT

 4:00 -  4:30  Equilibrium selection in the evolution of mutualism: The Red King effect 
               Carl Bergstrom, University of Washington

 4:30 -  5:00  Evolutionary game dynamics and the evolution of trait variation: 
               will an ESS evolve?
               Steven Orzack, Fresh Pond Research Institute

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