About us

The Mathematical Biology Group at Reading was established in 2010. Our mathematical expertise covers continuum modelling, nonlinear ordinary and partial differential equations, agent based modelling, inverse methods, multiscale modelling, model reduction, model parameterisation and asymptotic methods.

Our research work is focused in the areas of biomedical applications, cardiovascular cell biology, cell signalling pathways, cholesterol and lipoprotein regulation, Quantitative Systems Pharmacology, neuroscience and neurodynamics and systems approaches to supply chain dynamics.

We collaborate with leading biological, life and pharmacological science groups in academia and industry as well as mathematical centres and departments around the UK and internationally. Our work is funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Engineering and Physical Research Council (EPSRC), British Heart Foundation (BHF), Medical Research Council (MRC), Nuffield Foundation, RCUK, the University of Reading and industry.

Members of the Group lead the UK Quantitative Systems Pharmacology Network, having previously led on the UK Mathematics in Medicine Study Group (2008-2012) series.

Our core teaching includes a third/fourth year module in Mathematical Biology in Mathematics and Statistics and Mathematics and Statistics for the BSc Pharmacology at Reading. Members of the group have previously delivered a 3rd year Systems Biology module for the Biological Sciences. We  are happy to hear from people at any stage of their career in academia (from UG onwards) or industry who may be interested in studying, visiting or working with us.