# User:Ben G. Fitzpatrick

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==Contact Info== | ==Contact Info== | ||

- | [[Image: | + | [[Image:Fitzpatrick.jpg#file|thumb|right|Ben G. Fitzpatrick]] |

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+ | Ben G. Fitzpatrick | ||

+ | LMU Department of Mathematics | ||

+ | 2726 University Hall | ||

+ | 1 LMU Drive | ||

+ | Los Angeles, CA 90045 USA | ||

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*[[Special:Emailuser/Ben G. Fitzpatrick|Email me through OpenWetWare]] | *[[Special:Emailuser/Ben G. Fitzpatrick|Email me through OpenWetWare]] | ||

- | I work in the Mathematics Department at Loyola Marymount University. I learned about [[OpenWetWare]] from Kam Dahlquist of LMU, and I've joined to participate in Dahlquist's Lab wiki and to co-manage our course. | + | *[[FitzpatrickResourcesPage| Visit my resources page]] |

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+ | I work in the [http://cse.lmu.edu/mathematics Mathematics Department] at [http://www.lmu.edu Loyola Marymount University], where I serve as the Clarence J. Wallen, S.J., Chair of Mathematics. I learned about [[OpenWetWare]] from [[User:Kam D. Dahlquist| Dr. Kam Dahlquist]] of LMU, and I've joined to participate in [[Dahlquist|Dahlquist's Lab wiki]] and to co-manage our course, [http://openwetware.org/wiki/BIOL398-03/S13 Biomathematical Modeling (Math 388/Biol 398)]]. | ||

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+ | * [[Media:Biomath_modeling_Course_flyer.pdf|Math388/Biol398 Course Advertisement]] | ||

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+ | ===Current Schedule=== | ||

+ | *TR, 0925 - 1040. Math 388, Biomathematical Modeling, Seaver 120. | ||

+ | *TR, 1100 - 1200. Office Hours, UH 2753. | ||

+ | *TR, 1335 - 1450. Math 282, UH 2725. | ||

+ | *R, 1215 - 1300. Math 499, UH 2327. | ||

+ | *W, 1400 - 1500. Math 499, UH 2327. | ||

+ | *<i> Office hours also by appointment.</i> | ||

==Education== | ==Education== | ||

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==Research interests== | ==Research interests== | ||

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- | # | + | # Mathematical Modeling in Biology and Ecology. I am especially interested in deterministic and stochastic approaches to modeling the dynamics of living systems. Current projects include transcriptional networks controlling environmental stress in <i>Saccharomyces cerevisiae</i> and energy budgets and reproductive success for <i>Argiope trifasciata</i>. More theoretical work is on-going in rate distribution models for understanding diversity and survival-of-the-fittest in populations. |

- | # | + | # Statistical Analysis of Biological Systems under Stress. I am working with LMU biologists on various problems of detecting the response of bacteria, plants, and animals to environmental stresses, particularly heavy metal contaminants, in the [http://www.ballonafriends.org/ Ballona Wetlands] of Los Angeles. |

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==Publications== | ==Publications== | ||

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- | # | + | #Scribner, R., A. Ackleh, B. Fitzpatrick, G. Jacquez, J. Thibodeaux, R. Rommel, and N. Simonsen (2009) “Ecosystems Modeling of College Drinking: Development of a Deterministic Compartmental Model,”, <i>J. Studies Alc Drugs,</i> 70, 805-821. |

- | # | + | #Ackleh, A., B. Fitzpatrick, R. Scribner, N. Simonsen, and J. Thibodeaux (2009) “Parameter Estimation in Ecosystems Modeling of College Drinking,” <i>Math Comp Model,</i> 50 (3/4), 2009, pp. 481-497. |

- | // | + | # Fitzpatrick, B. G. (2008) “Statistical Considerations and Techniques for Understanding Physiological Data, Modeling, and Treatments,” <i>Cardio Eng,</i> Vol. 8, No. 2. pp. 135-143. |

- | # | + | #Ackleh, A., Fitzpatrick, B.G., and Theime, H. (2005) Rate Distributions and Survival of the Fittest. <i>Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series B,</i> 5: 917–928. |

+ | #Ackleh, A.S., Marshall, D., Fitzpatrick, B.G., and Heatherly, H. (1999) Survival of the Fittest in a Generalized Logistic Model. <i>Math Models and Methods in Appl. Sci.,</i> 9: 1379–1391. | ||

+ | #Fitzpatrick, B.G. (1995) Statistical Tests of Fit in Estimation Problems for Structured Population Modeling. <i>Quart. Appl. Math.,</i> 53: 105–128. | ||

+ | #Fitzpatrick, B.G. (1991) Bayesian Analysis in Inverse Problems. <i>Inverse Problems,</i> 7: 675–702. | ||

</biblio> | </biblio> | ||

+ | <!-- need to get my cv and add more papers. need to get pubmed numbers and links too --> | ||

==Useful links== | ==Useful links== | ||

*[[OpenWetWare:Welcome|Introductory tutorial]] | *[[OpenWetWare:Welcome|Introductory tutorial]] | ||

*[[Help|OpenWetWare help pages]] | *[[Help|OpenWetWare help pages]] |

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## Contact Info

Ben G. Fitzpatrick LMU Department of Mathematics 2726 University Hall 1 LMU Drive Los Angeles, CA 90045 USA

I work in the Mathematics Department at Loyola Marymount University, where I serve as the Clarence J. Wallen, S.J., Chair of Mathematics. I learned about OpenWetWare from Dr. Kam Dahlquist of LMU, and I've joined to participate in Dahlquist's Lab wiki and to co-manage our course, Biomathematical Modeling (Math 388/Biol 398)].

### Current Schedule

- TR, 0925 - 1040. Math 388, Biomathematical Modeling, Seaver 120.
- TR, 1100 - 1200. Office Hours, UH 2753.
- TR, 1335 - 1450. Math 282, UH 2725.
- R, 1215 - 1300. Math 499, UH 2327.
- W, 1400 - 1500. Math 499, UH 2327.
*Office hours also by appointment.*

## Education

- 1988, PhD, Brown University, Division of Applied Mathematics
- 1986, ScM, Brown University, Division of Applied Mathematics
- 1983, MPS (Master of Probability and Statistics), Auburn University
- 1981, BS, Auburn University, Department of Mathematics

## Research interests

- Mathematical Modeling in Biology and Ecology. I am especially interested in deterministic and stochastic approaches to modeling the dynamics of living systems. Current projects include transcriptional networks controlling environmental stress in
*Saccharomyces cerevisiae*and energy budgets and reproductive success for*Argiope trifasciata*. More theoretical work is on-going in rate distribution models for understanding diversity and survival-of-the-fittest in populations. - Statistical Analysis of Biological Systems under Stress. I am working with LMU biologists on various problems of detecting the response of bacteria, plants, and animals to environmental stresses, particularly heavy metal contaminants, in the Ballona Wetlands of Los Angeles.

## Publications

- , R., A. Ackleh, B. Fitzpatrick, G. Jacquez, J. Thibodeaux, R. Rommel, and N. Simonsen (2009) “Ecosystems Modeling of College Drinking: Development of a Deterministic Compartmental Model,”,
*J. Studies Alc Drugs,*70, 805-821. - , A., B. Fitzpatrick, R. Scribner, N. Simonsen, and J. Thibodeaux (2009) “Parameter Estimation in Ecosystems Modeling of College Drinking,”
*Math Comp Model,*50 (3/4), 2009, pp. 481-497. - , A., Fitzpatrick, B.G., and Theime, H. (2005) Rate Distributions and Survival of the Fittest.
*Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series B,*5: 917–928. - , A.S., Marshall, D., Fitzpatrick, B.G., and Heatherly, H. (1999) Survival of the Fittest in a Generalized Logistic Model.
*Math Models and Methods in Appl. Sci.,*9: 1379–1391. - , B. G. (2008) “Statistical Considerations and Techniques for Understanding Physiological Data, Modeling, and Treatments,”
*Cardio Eng,*Vol. 8, No. 2. pp. 135-143. - , B.G. (1991) Bayesian Analysis in Inverse Problems.
*Inverse Problems,*7: 675–702. - , B.G. (1995) Statistical Tests of Fit in Estimation Problems for Structured Population Modeling.
*Quart. Appl. Math.,*53: 105–128.