# Category: Natural Phenomena, Events and Processes in Living Organisms (2021)

## Mathematical Modeling of the Molting Process

Molting, mathematical modelling, fur, feathers, exoskeleton, statistics

Sidrah Alousi-Jones, Le Chen, Léanne Gauthier, Haley Janvrin

## Patterns and Networks in Animal Colonies

Colonial organisms, anthills, pattern recognition, coral reefs, mole rats, ecosystems, geometry

Berine Wehbeh, Sara Fraser, Yuheng Liu, Adi Orlov

## Sensory Cascades and Pathways – Natural and Artificial Neural Networks

Artificial neural networks, machine learning, sensing, cognition, brains

Yaman Al Janaideh, David Bettan, Kaitlyn Cribb, Vanessa Piché

## Mathematical Modelling in Lactation: An analysis of hormonal regulation and complex lactation mechanisms

Lactation, hormones, feedback loops, regulation, mammogenesis

Ayoub Rabhi, Zachary Gurberg, Olivia Clague, Di Ah Lim

## Population Dynamics for Mutualistic Relationships

Population dynamics, mutualistic relationships, bees, moths, parasites, ecology

Beth Cushnie, Dorothy Ma, Anh Ngo, Tanoulu Li

## The Gravity of Connectivity in Migratory Birds During a Climate Emergency

Birds, migration, pathogen transmission, climate change, population modelling

Taymour Elgamal, Trina Fearon, Karim Mustafa

## Quantifying Skin Patterns: Mathematical Interpretations of Camouflaging Techniques in Animals

Camouflage, Turing patterns, saliency mapping, mathematical modelling, cheetahs

Christopher Coluni, John Eric Hamilton, Olivia Lopardo, Olivier Morin

## Courtship and Mating Within Evolutionary Game

Game theory, courtship, mating, evolution, mathematical modelling

Liam Fetherstonhaugh, Joseph Grotsky, Chloe Jacquet, Samuel Nidelli

## Mathematical Model Trends Between Longevity and Social Structure Dynamics in the Mammalian Class

Mammals, social relationships, statistics, organization, longevity, population dynamics

Alex Butler, Sophie McLean, Alexandru Toma, Kevin Xu

## Mathematical Models of Predator-Prey Population Dynamics

Population dynamics, predator-prey relationships, Lotka-Volterra model, disease transmission

Andrew Xie, Dalya Messaoudi, Laurier Gauvin, Reefah Kabir

## Modeling Population Dynamics & Evolutionary Cooperation with Game Theory

Game theory, evolution, matrices, hawks, selection

Steven Xu, Tri Vinh Truong, Emma Wong, Quinten Bennett

## A Mathematical Representation of Brain Activity During Sleep

Sleep, brain activity, REM and NREM, circadian rhythm, mathematical modelling, dreams

Kelliane Beland, Taisei Fu, Andres Gonzalez, Grace Shi