Catherine Penington

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  • 115 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
20112019
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Research interests

My research focuses on mathematical models of collective biological cell movement and invasion: if we have a group of biological cells, how does the group spread out, how fast do they reproduce, and how do they spread through other tissue?

Education/Academic qualification

Applied Mathematics, PhD, U. Melbourne

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Cell Migration Mathematics
Cell Size Mathematics
Assays Chemical Compounds
Continuum Mathematics
Stochastic models Chemical Compounds
Cell Proliferation Mathematics
Cell Mathematics
Cell proliferation Chemical Compounds

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Projects 2018 2019

Research Outputs 2011 2018

  • 115 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 8 Article

Discrete and continuum approximations for collective cell migration in a scratch assay with cell size dynamics

Matsiaka, O. M., Penington, C. J., Baker, R. E. & Simpson, M. J., 1 Apr 2018, In : Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. 80, 4, p. 738-757 20 p.

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Cell Migration
Cell Size
cell movement
Cell Movement
Assays

A computational modelling framework to quantify the effects of passaging cell lines

Jin, W., Penington, C. J., McCue, S. W. & Simpson, M. J., 27 Jul 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 7, p. 1-16 16 p., e0181941.

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Continuum approximations for lattice-free multi-species models of collective cell migration

Matsiaka, O. M., Penington, C. J., Baker, R. E. & Simpson, M. J., 7 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 422, p. 1-11 11 p.

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Logistic proliferation of cells in scratch assays is delayed

Jin, W., Shah, E. T., Penington, C. J., McCue, S. W., Maini, P. K. & Simpson, M. J., May 2017, In : Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. 79, 5, p. 1028-1050 23 p.

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Quantifying rates of cell migration and cell proliferation in co-culture barrier assays reveals how skin and melanoma cells interact during melanoma spreading and invasion

Haridas, P., Penington, C. J., McGovern, J. A., McElwain, D. L. S. & Simpson, M. J., 21 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 423, p. 13-25 13 p.

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