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Dr. Marcella  Torres
Dr. Marcella Torres
Director of Mathematical Studies
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Presentations

(Selected Presentations)

Torres, M. A Mathematical Model of Muscle Hypertrophy in Response to Resistance Training. Keynote address. XI International Symposium in Strength Training, Madrid, Spain. Dec, 2018.

Torres, M., Wang, J., Yannie, P., Segal, R., Reynolds, A., & Ghosh, S. (2018). Development and Validation of a Mathematical Model Representing Complex Cellular Interactions Within the Artery Wall: in Silico Approach to Test Targeted Interventions. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 38(Suppl_1), A232-A232.

Selected Publications
Articles

Karr, J., Malik-Sheriff, R. S., Osborne, J., Gonzalez-Parra, G., Forgoston, E., Bowness, R., ... & Torres, M. (2022). Model integration in computational biology: the role of reproducibility, credibility and utility. Frontiers in Systems Biology, 2.

Torres, M. (2022). Biology in Time and Space: A Partial Differential Equation Modeling Approach. James Keener, American Mathematical Society, 2021. 308 pp., ISBN 978-1-4704-5428-9, $99.00.

Torres, Marcella. "A Machine Learning Method for Parameter Estimation and Sensitivity Analysis." In International Conference on Computational Science, pp. 330-343. Springer, Cham, 2021. 

Balreira, Cabral, Casey Hawthorne, Grace Stadnyk, Zeynep Teymuroglu, Marcella Torres, and Joanna Wares. 2021. “Resources for Supporting Mathematics and Data Science Instructors During COVID-19”. Letters in Biomathematics 8(1), 49–83. https://lettersinbiomath.journals.publicknowledgeproject.org/index.php/lib/article/view/413.

Torres, M., Wang, J., Yannie, P. J., Ghosh, S., Segal, R. A., & Reynolds, A. M. (2019). Identifying important parameters in the inflammatory process with a mathematical model of immune cell influx and macrophage polarization. PLoS computational biology, 15(7), e1007172.

Torres, M., Trexler, E. T., Smith-Ryan, A. E., & Reynolds, A. (2018). A mathematical model of the effects of resistance exercise-induced muscle hypertrophy on body composition. European Journal of Applied Physiology118(2), 449-460.

Contact Information
214 Jepson Hall
(804) 289-8081
Areas of Expertise
Mathematical biology
Medical applications of modeling
Optimal control of biological systems
Parameter estimation