Qing Nie

Professor, Mathematics
School of Physical Sciences

Professor, Biomedical Engineering
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1995

Phone: (949) 824-5530
Fax: (949) 824-7993
Email: qnie@math.uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
275 Multipurpose Science and Technology Building
Mail Code: 3875
Irvine, CA 92697


Research
Interests
Computational Biology; Systems Biology; Stem Cells; Regulatory Networks; Stochastic Dynamics; Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis
   
URL math.uci.edu/~qnie/
   
Academic
Distinctions
Chancellor's Fellow, UC Irvine (2005-2008)
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), elected 2013
Fellow, American Physical Society (APS), elected 2014
   
Appointments Professor (05-present); Associate Professor (02-05);Assistant Professor (99-02); Department of Mathematics, UC Irvine. 1997-1999: L.E. Dickson Instructor, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago.
   
Publications J. Lei, S. Levin and Q. Nie. A Mathematical Model of Adult Stem Cells Regeneration
with Crosstalk between Genetic and Epigenetic Regulation. Proceeding of National
Academy of Sciences, USA, E880-E887, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1324267111, 2014
   
  J. Ovadia and Q. Nie. Stem Cell Niche As an Inherent Cause of Undulating Epithelial Morphologies. Biophysical Journal, 104 (1): 237-46, 2013
   
  M. Chen, L. Wang, C. Liu, and Q. Nie. Noise Attenuation in the ON and OFF States of Biological Switches. Featured and cover page article, ACS Synthetic Biology, 2, pp587-593,2013.
   
  L. Zhang, K. Radtke, L. Zheng, T. Schilling, Q. Nie. Noise Drives Sharpening of Gene Expression Boundaries in Zebrafish Hindbrain. Nature Molecular Systems Biology, 8:613, 2012.
   
  L. Wang, J. Xin, and Q. Nie. A Critical Quantity for Noise Attenuation in Feedback Systems. PLoS Computational Biology, 6(4): e1000764, 2010.
   
  L. Bardwell, X. Zou, Q. Nie, and N. Kamorova. Mathematical Models of Specificity in Cell Signaling. Biophysical Journal. 92, pp 3425-3441, 2007
   
  T. Yi, S. Chen, C. Chou, and Q. Nie. Modeling Yeast Cell Polarization Induced by Pheromone Gradients. J. of Statistical Physics. 128(1), pp 193-207, 2007
   
  Q. Nie, Y. Zhang and R. Zhao. Efficient Semi-implicit Schemes for Stiff Systems. Journal of Computational Physics, 214, pp 521-537, 2006.
   
  N. Komarova, X. Zou, Q. Nie and L. Bardwell. A Theoretical Framework for Specificity in Cell Signaling. Nature Molecular Systems Biology, 1:2005.0023, 2005.
   
  Y. Lou, Q. Nie and F. Wan. Effects of Sog on Dpp-Receptor Binding. SIAM J. on Applied Math., 66 (5), pp 1748-1771, 2005.
   
  C. Mizutant, Q. Nie, F. Wan, Y. Zhang, P. Vilmos, E. Bier, L. Marsh and A. Lander. Formation of the BMP Activity Gradient in the Drosophia Embryo. Developmental Cell, 8(6), pp 915-924, 2005
   
  Y. Lou, Q. Nie, and F. Wan. Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems in the Stability Analysis of Morphogen Gradients. Studies in Applied Mathematics, Vol 113, pp 183-215, 2004.
   
  V. Cristini, J. Lowengrub and Q. Nie. Nonlinear Simulation of Tumor Growth. J. of Mathematical Biology, 46(3), pp 191-224, 2003.
   
  (with A. Lander and F. Wan) "Do Morphogen Gradients Arise by Diffusion?" Developmental Cell, vol.2, no.6, pp 785-796 (2002).
   
Professional
Societies
Society for Applied and Industrial Mathematics (SIAM)
American Physical Society
AAAS
   
Research Centers Center for Mathematical and Computational Biology
   
Center for Complex Biological Systems
   
   
Link to this profile http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=4835
   
Last updated 01/06/2015