Address: BioCircuits Institute University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA 92093-0328 (858) 534-0816 FAX (858) 534-1892 E-mail: ltsimring 'at' ucsd.edu http://biocircuits.ucsd.edu/lev
Education: B. S. Physics, Gorky State University, Gorky, USSR, 1980 Ph.D. Physics, Institute of Oceanology, Moscow, USSR, 1986
2010 - present: Associate Director, BiocCircuits Institute, University of California, San Diego 2009 - present: Research Scientist, BioCircuits Institute, University of California, San Diego
1998 - 2009: Research Physicist, Institute for Nonlinear Science, University of California, San Diego
1999 - 2009: Associate Director, Institute for Nonlinear Science, University of California, San Diego
1996 - 1998: Associate Research Physicist, Institute for Nonlinear Science, University of California, San Diego
1992 - 1996: Assistant Research Physicist, Institute for Nonlinear Science, University of California, San Diego
1980 - 1991: Research Assistant, Research Scientist, Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Applied Physics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Gorky, USSR
1988 - 1991: Senior lecturer, Radiophysics Department, Gorky State University, Gorky, USSR
Fellow, American Physical Society, 2011
Member of Editorial boards (current): Physical Review Letters; Nonlinearity; PLoS ONE; Bulletin of Mathematical Biology; Chaos, Solitons, and Fractals
Director, Mathematical Modeling Core, San Diego Center for Systems Biology, 2010 -2018
Co-Principal Investigator, Systems Biodynamics Lab, Bioengineering Department, UCSD,
Guest editor: New Journal of Physics (2014)
Referee for Nature; Nature Communications; Science; Science Advances; Physical Review Letters;
The Physical Review E; Europhysics Letters; Biophysical Journal; Physical Biology; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA; Journal of Statistical Physics; Cell Systems; Chaos; Nonlinearity; Journal of Fluid Mechanics; PLoS Computational Biology; PLoS ONE; New Journal of Physics; Physical D; Physics Letters A; ACS Synthetic Biology and others
Ad-hoc reviewer for NIH panels, 2015, 2016
Organizer, Summer schools on quantitative biology, San Diego, 2012-2017
Organizer, Annual Winter q-bio meetings, Hawaii, 2013-2018
Organizer and Chair, focus session at the American Physical Society March meeting, Boston, March 2012
Organizer, "Living Nonlinear Dynamics", International conference, San Diego, April 21-23, 2011
Co-chair, Gordon Research Conference on Granular Flows, 2002
Co-organizer, Winter School "Perspectives of Nonlinear Dynamics," San Diego, January 2012
Organizer, Annual Winter Schools on Communications with Chaos, San Diego, 1999-2003
Member of Organizing Committee, Winter Schools on Nonlinear Waves,
Member of Organizing Committee, Fall Schools on Methods for Hydrophysical
Research, 1988, 1990
Visiting Professor, University of Marseille, France, June, September 2007, June 2009.
Visiting Scientist, Max Planck Insitute for Complex Systems, Dresden,
Germany, June-July 1999.
Visiting Scientist, Bar-Ilan University, Tel-Aviv, Israel,
Visiting Scientist, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute,
Utrecht, Netherlands, May - June, 1991
Visiting Scientist, Institute for Coastal Hydrodynamics, Gdansk, Poland,
January, 1989, July, 1989
4 monographs (co-authored or co-edited) and more than 180 peer-reviewed papers in leading scientific journals including: Nature; Science; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA; Reviews of Modern Physics; Physical Review Letters; Physical Review A,B,E; New Journal of Physics; Reports on Preogress in Physics,
Biophysical Journal; Physcal Biology;
Molecular Systems Biology; Genetics;
PLoS Computational Biology; PLoS ONE;
Journal of Statistical Physics, Europhysics Letters; Physics Letters A; IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems; Journal of Fluid Mechanics; Physica A,D; Chaos; Bioinformatics; ACS Synthetic Biology, etc.
ISI citation index: 11000+; h-index: 50
Google Scholar citation index: 19300+; h-index: 64
NSF grant "Model-driven bacterial engineering for complex spheroid environments"; 2020 - present (Co-PI)
NIH RO1 grant "Design and characterization of bacterial population dynamics in solid tumor models"; 2020 - present (Co-PI)
NIH RO1 grant "Network-Driven Dynamics of Replicative Aging"; 2017 - present (Co-PI)
NIH RO1 grant "Engineered Gene Circuits for Basic Science and Biotechnology"; 2004 - present (Co-PI)
ONR grant "Distributed spatiotemporal dynamics of synthetic gene circuits"
2016 - 2018 (PI)
NSF-NIH MPI grant "Adaptive Queueing in Intracellular Networks"; 2015 - 2018 (PI)
NIH P50 grant "San Diego Center for Systems Biology (SDCSB) for cellular stress responses";
2010 - 2019 (Co-Investigator)
NIH RO1 grant "Delays and variability in single-cell NFkB signaling";
2010 - 2015 (PI)
ARO/MURI grant "Dynamic Artificial Cells Composed of Synthetic Bioorthogonal Membranes";
2014 - present (Co-Investigator)
NIH RO1 grant "Metabolic control in a dynamic environment";
2007 - 2011 (Co-Investigator)
ONR/MURI grant "Chemical Discrimination and Localization using
Biologically Based Olfactory Processing"; 2007 - 2010 (Co-Investigator)
Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences grant
"Modeling for Process Control: High-Dimensional Systems"; 1995 - 2006 (PI)
NSF grant "QSB: The Design and Construction of Coupled Genetic
Regulatory Modules", 2003 - 2006 (Co-PI)
Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences grant
"Spatiotemporal Wave Patterns: Models and Analysis";
1996 - 2005 (Co-PI)
NATO Collaborative Linkage Grant "Information dynamics of
complex networks"; 2002 - 2003 (PI)
Department of the Army, Army Research Office,
Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative
(MURI) "Digital Communication Devices Based on
Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos"; 1998 - 2003 (co-PI)
"Research and Development of Novel Methods for Controlling
Nonlinear Dynamics and its Applications"; 2000 - 2002
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), for "Process
Validation and Control: Nonlinear Modeling" (PI);
February, 1996 - 1998
INVITED SPEAKER AT:
IUTAM Symposium "Nonlinear Deformation Waves", Tallin,
Estonia, May, 1982
International Conference "Nonlinear and Turbulent Processes in Physics",
Kiev, Ukraine, October, 1987
Euromech Colloquium #241 "Nonlinear Waves in Active Media",
Tallinn, Estonia, May, 1988
5-th Liquid State Conference on Turbulence of the European Physical Society,
Moscow, USSR, October, 1989
International Workshop "Nonlinear World", Kiev, Ukraine, October, 1989
XV EGS General Assembly, Copenhagen, Denmark, April, 1990
Fall School "Methods for Hydrophysical Research", Kaliningrad, USSR,
XVI EGS General Assembly, Wiesbaden, Germany, April, 1991
International Workshop "Nonlinear Water Waves", Bristol, England, October, 1991
NSF-CBMS Conference "Weak Turbulence and Nonlinear Waves", Clevelend,
Ohio, May, 1992
International Workshop "Spatially Extended Nonequilibrium Media", Santa Barbara,
California, July, 1992
UCSD/Nizhni Novgorod Nonlinear Science School, San Diego, California, January 1993.
NATO Advanced Research Workshop "Spatio-Temporal Patterns in Nonequilibrium
Complex Patterns", Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 1993.
FSU-USA Chaos conference, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, July 1993.
2-nd Experimental Chaos Conference, Washington D.C., October 1993.
Technion, Haifa, Israel, June 1994.
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, June 1994.
Physics Department Colloquium, California State University,
Long Beach, October, 1994
Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Florence, Italy, April, 1995
Institut Non-Lineaire de Nice, France, April, 1995
SIAM Conference on Dynamical Systems,
Snowbird, Utah, May, 1995
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, April 1996
V International Bar-Ilan Conference "Frontiers of Condensed Matter Physics",
Israel, April 1997
Complex Systems Seminar, UCSD, May 1997
UNED, Madrid, Spain, May 1997
SIAM Conference on Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, Utah, May 1997
SPIE Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, July 1997
Center for Nonlinear Dynamics, University of Texas, Austin, November 15, 1997
Applied Mathematics Colloquium, University of Colorado, Boulder,
Workshop "Theory of Granular Materials", Argonne National Lab, April 1998.
Energy Sciences Conference, Argonne National Lab, May 1998.
Workshop on Physics of Granular Matter, Pisa, Italy, October 1998.
AMS Fall Western Sectional Meeting, Tucson, AZ, November 1998.
Physics Colloquium, San Diego State University, November 1998.
Oak Ridge National Labortory, March 1999.
Workshop on Defects in Nonequilibrium Media, Dresden, Germany, July 1999.
Workshop on combustion "Flameday-1999", Rome, Italy, November 1999.
DOE BES Workshop "Complex Interactions in Granular Materials",
Argonne National Laboratory, April 7-8, 2000.
Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, Leon, Mexico, September 19, 2000.
Instituto Nazionale di Ottica, Florence, Italy, October 23, 2000
NOLTA-2001, Miyagi-Zao, Japan, Oct.27-Nov.1, 2001
Northwestern University, Evanston, March 15, 2002
NATO - Advanced Research Workshop
"Stochastic Systems: From Randomness to Complexity", Erice, Italy, July 27 - August 1,
Workshop "Formation of Structures in Granular Matter", Lorentz Center, Leiden, Netherlands, August 19-30, 2002
Center for Nonlinear Dynamics, Georgia Tech, October 25, 2002.
MEDYFINOL-02, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, December 2002.
Second Workshop on Granular Flow and Kinetics, Argonne, January, 2003.
NATO Advanced Study Institute "PhysBio: Non-equilibrium in Physics and in Biology", Benasque, Spain, August 2003.
International Symposium "Topical Problems in Nonlinear Wave Physics", Nizhni Novgorod - Moscow, Russia, September 2003.
UCLA, Physics Department, 15 October 2003.
Southern Workshop on Granular Materials, Pucon, Chile, December 2003
Workshop "Stochastic systems with delay and memory", Wittenberg, Germany, 2-5 February 2004.
Winter school "Nonlinear Waves - 2004",
Nizhni Novgorod, Russia, March 2004.
Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) on Modern Challenges in Statistical Mechanics II, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 2004.
Chemical Engineering Seminar, UCSB, Santa Barbara, June 3, 2004.
SIAM Conference on Life Sciences, Portland, Oregon,
July 11-14, 2004.
Workshop "Transport and Self-Organization in Complex Systems", Porto Alegre, Brazil, August 8-12, 2004
Workshop "Fundamentals of Self-Assembly in Complex
Materials: Self-organization and Continuum Models", Argonne National Lab, Argonne, August 25-26, 2004.
APS March meeting, Los Angeles, March 21-25, 2005
SIAM conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, Utah, May 2005
3rd SPIE International Symposium on Fluctuations and Noise, Austin, Texas, May 2005
Dynamics Days Europe, Berlin, July 25-28, 2005
Workshop "Pattern formation and Transport Phenomena", Joao Pessoa, Brazil, August 5-12, 2005
6th Crimean School and Workshops "Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos, and Applications", Mellas, Crimea, Ukraine, May 15-19, 2006
International seminar and workshop "Constructive Role of Noise in Complex Systems", Dresden, Germany, July 17-21, 2006
Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Israel, November 22, 2006
APS March meeting, Denver, March 5-9, 2007
Spring School on Biological Networks, Les Houches, France, April, 9-20, 2007.
Workshop "Multiscale Modeling of Self-Organization in Active
Biological Systems", Argonne National Laboratory, 28-30 April 2007
Workshop "Bifurcations and symmetries in Genetics and Neuroscience",
CIRM Luminy, Marseilles, June 11-12, 2007.
IMA Workshop "Organization of Biological Networks", Minneapolis, March 3-7, 2008.
Workshop "Chaos and Dynamics in Biological Networks", Cargese, Corsica, May 3-10, 2008.
IMA Workshop "Stochastic modeling of Intracellular Networks", Minneapolis, May 11-13, 2008.
Workshop "Self-organization and dynamics of active matter", Institut Henri Poincare, Paris, January 26-30, 2009.
SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, Utah, May 16-20, 2009.
SAM09, I2CAM "Soft Active Materials: From Granular Rods to Flocks, Cells and Tissues", Syracuse, NY, May 18-21, 2009.
University of Marseille, Marseille, June 2009.
XXXIX Winter Meeting on Statistical Physics, Taxco, Mexico, January 5-8, 2009
BIRS Workshop "Multi-scale Stochastic Modeling of Cell Dynamics", Banff, Canada, January 17-22, 2010
International conference "Nonlinear Dynamics: New Directions",
Guanajuato, Mexico, May 11-14, 2010
Yale University, Physics seminar, August 24, 2010
Chronobiology Workshop, San Diego, November 8, 2010
MBI Workshop "Dynamical Systems in Biosciences", Columbus, OH, March 21-25, 2011
Oakland University, Physics colloquium, April 14, 2011
Northwestern University, Applied Math colloquium, May 9, 2011
Workshop on "Collective Dynamics and Pattern Formation in Active Matter Systems", Dresden, Germany, September 12-16, 2011
XII Latin-American Workshop on Nonlinear Phenomena (LAWNP 2011), San Luis Potosi, Mexico, October 10-14, 2011
MBI Workshop "Stochastic Processes in Cell and Population Biology", Columbus, OH, October 23-28, 2011
Institute of Physics, Humboldt-University. Belin, Germany, February 21, 2012
3rd VW Status Symposium "New trends in simulating biological systems and soft matter", Potsdam, Germany, February 22-24, 2012
UNAM, Campus Morelos, Cuernavaca, Mexico, March 12, 2013.
University of Houston, Applied Math seminar, April 2013
Georgia Tech, Math seminar, April 2013
Workshop "Information, probability and inference in systems biology" (IPISB 2013), Edinburgh, July 2013
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, UCSD seminar, October 14, 2013
APS March meeting, Denver, March 3-7, 2014
Young Scientist Symposium, IST, Vienna, May 2014
7th Chaotic Modeling and Simulation International Conference (CHAOS2014), Lisbon, Portugal, June 7-10, 2014
Dynamics Days, Houston, January 9-11, 2015
6th CCB Symposium: From Cells to Clinic, UCSD, February 26, 2015
3 invited lectures, UASLP, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, March 9-14, 2015
Universite Paris-Diderot, Paris, France, April 2015
Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France, April 7, 2015
Universite du Havre, Le Havre, France, April 9, 2015
2015 SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, Utah, May 17-21, 2015
8th International Conference on Engineering of Chemical Complexity, Garching/Munich, Germany, June 22-25 , 2015
IMA Workshop "Reflected Brownian Motions, Stochastic Networks, and their Applications" June 25-27, 2015
9th Summer q-bio school, Fort Collins, Colorado, July 8, 2015
Material Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, January 7, 2016
International workshop "Collective Dynamics in Microorganisms and Cellular Systems", Sde Boker, Israel, May 22-25, 2016
International workshop "Advances in the collective behaviour of complex systems University of Potsdam, Germany, September 1-3, 2016
Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany, September 5, 2016
Gordon Research Conference "Stochastic Physics in Biology", Ventura, CA, January 8-13, 2017
BioPhys-2017 conference, Mexico City, May 17-20, 2017
Applied Math Colloquium, University of Arizona, Tucson, November 3, 2017
DPG/EPS Annual meeting, keynote talk. Berlin, Germany, March 12, 2018.
International Workshop "Predicting Transitions in Complex Systems", Dresden, Germany, April 23-27, 2018
EMBO/EMBL Symposium "Biological Oscillators: Design, Mechanism, Function", Heidelberg, Germany, June 3-5, 2018
Physics of Active Matter. Vina del Mar, Chile, July 15-17, 2019