Congping Lin

Professors:Congping Lin

Name:Congping Lin
Title:Associate Professor
Educational background:
2009 — 2012 PhD (University of Exeter)
2006 — 2009 MSc (ZJNU)
2002 — 2006 BSc (ZJNU)
Work experience:
Research fields:
Systems Biomathematics, Computational Biomathematics, Data-driven Mathematical Modeling; Non-equilibrium statistical physics; Modeling of random and complex phenomena; and interdisciplinary studies of mathematics and other disciplines.
Scientific achievements:
Organelle transport in living cells
1. C. Lin, P. Ashwin and G. Steinberg, Modelling the motion of organelles in an elongated cell via the coordination of heterogeneous drift-diffusion and long-range transport. European Physical journal E. 44(2), 10 (2021)
2. C. Lin & G. Steinberg. Spatial organisation of organelles in fungi: Insights from mathematical modelling. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 103:55-59. (2017).
3. C. Lin+, M. Schuster+, S. Guimaraes, J. Metz, P. Ashwin, M. Schrader, S. Gurr and G. Steinberg. Active diffusion and microtubule-based transport oppose myosin forces to position organelles in cells. Nature Communications 7:11814 (2016).
4. M. Schuster, S. Kilaru, M. Guo, M. Sommerauer, C. Lin, G. Steinberg. Red fluorescent proteins for imaging Zymoseptoria tritici during invasion of wheat. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 79: 132-140; (2015)
5. S. Kilaru, M. Schuster, D. Studholme, D. Soanes, C. Lin, N.J. Talbot, G. Steinberg. A codon-optimised green fluorescent protein for live cell imaging in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 79: 125-131; (2015).
6. C. Lin, P. Ashwin and G. Steinberg, Motor-mediated bidirectional transport along an antipolar microtubule bundle: a mathematical model, Phys. Rev. E 87, 052709 (2013)
7. M. Schuster, S. Kilaru, P. Ashwin, C. Lin, N. J. Severs and G. Steinberg, Controlled and stochastic retention concentrates dynein at microtubule ends to keep endosomes on track The EMBO J. 30, 652-664 (2011)
8. C. Lin, G. Steinberg and P. Ashwin, Bidirectional transport and pulsing states in a multilane ASEP model J. Stat. Mech. P09027 (2011)
9. P. Ashwin, C. Lin, G. Steinberg, Queueing induced by bidirectional motor motion near the end of a microtubule, Phys. Rev. E 82, 051907 (2010)

Geometric network dynamics in living cells
10. C. Lin, P. Ashwin. Blowing bubbles in minimal networks: Geometric dynamics and memory for anchored 2D foams subjected to a viscous flow. Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation. 118:107012 (2023)
11. R. R. White, C. Lin, I. Leaves, I. Castro, A. Correia, C. Hacker, J. Metz, B. C. Bateman, S. W. Botchway, A. D. Ward, P. Ashwin, and I. Sparkes. Miro2 tethers the ER to mitochondria to promote mitochondrial fusion in tobacco leaf epidermal cells. Communications Biology. 3:161. (2020).
12. C. Lin, L. Lemarchand, R. Euler and I. Sparkes. Modeling the geometry and dynamics of the endoplasmic reticulum network. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. 15: 377-386 (2018).
13. C. Lin, R. R. White, I. Sparkes and P. Ashwin. Modelling endoplasmic reticulum network maintenance in a plant cell. Biophysical J. 113:214-222. (2017).
14. L. Griffing, C. Lin, C. Perico, R. White, and I. Sparkes. Plant ER geometry and dynamics: A complex web of cytoskeletal, biophysical and organelle interaction drivers Protoplasma. 254:43 (2017).
15. L. Lemarchand, R. Euler, C. Lin, I. Sparkes. Modeling the geometry of the endoplasmicreticulum network. Algorithms for Computational Biology. AlCoB. 2014. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8542. Springer, Cham.
16. C. Lin, P. Ashwin, I. Sparkes and Y. Zhang, Structure and Dynamics of ER: Minimal Networks and Biophysical Constraints, Biophs. J. 107: 763-772. (2014).

Neuron related modelling
17. C. Lin, X. Wu, Y. Zhang, Bursting hierarchy in an adaptive exponential integrate-and-fire network synchronization. Biological Cybernetics. accepted 2022
18. J. Creaser+, C. Lin+, T. Ridler, J. Brown, and K. Tsaneva-Atanasova. Domino-like transient dynamics at seizure onset in epilepsy. Plos Computational Biology. 16:1-28. (2020).
19. C. Lin, Y. Huang, T. Quan and Y. Zhang. Modelling brain-wide neuron morphology via rooted Cayley trees. Scientific report. 8:15666 (2018)