Maya Mincheva


Associate Professor
Department of Mathematical Sciences Office: Watson 340
Northern Illinois University Tel: (815) 753-6741
DeKalb, IL, 60115, USA Fax: (815) 753-1112
e-mail: mincheva (at) math (dot) niu (dot) edu

Education
  • PhD in Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Canada, 2003

    Research Interests
  • Mathematical Biology

    Teaching

  • Math 230 Calculus II
  • Math 360 Model Building

    Publications (all preprints available on ResearchGate)
  • GraTeLPy: Graph-theoretic linear stability analysis, with Georg Walther and Matthew Hartley, BMC Systems Biology 8(22), 2014.
  • Catalytic constants enable the emergence of bistability in dual phosphorylation, with Carsten Conradi, J. R. Soc. Interface 11(95) 20140158, 2014.
  • Network representations and methods for the analysis of chemical and biochemical pathways, with Conner Sandafur and Santiago Schnell, Mol. BioSys. 9, 2189-2200, 2013.
  • Graph-theoretic conditions for zero-eigenvalue Turing instability in general chemical reaction networks, with Gheorghe Craciun, Math. Biosci. Eng. 10, 1207-1226, 2013.
  • Turing-Hopf instability in biochemical reaction networks, with Marc Roussel, Math. Biosciences 240, 1-11, 2012.
  • Oscillations in non-mass action kinetics models of biochemical reaction networks arising from pairs of subnetworks, J. Math. Chem. 50, 1111-1125, 2012.
  • Oscillations in biochemical reaction networks arising from pairs of subnetworks, Bull. Math. Biol. 73, 2277-2304, 2011.
  • Multigraph conditions for multistability, oscillations and pattern formation in biochemical reaction networks, with Gheorghe Craciun, Proc. IEEE 96, 1281-1291, 2008.
  • Graph-theoretic methods for the analysis of chemical and biochemical networks. I. Multistability and oscillations in ordinary differential equation models, with Marc Roussel, J. Math. Biol. 55, 61-86, 2007.
  • Graph-theoretic methods for the analysis of chemical and biochemical networks. II. Oscillations in networks with delays, with Marc Roussel, J. Math. Biol. 55, 87-104, 2007.
  • Nonnegativity and positiveness of solutions to mass action reaction-diffusion systems, with David Siegel, J. Math. Chem., 42, 1135-1145, 2007.
  • A graph-theoretic method for detecting potential Turing bifurcations, with Marc Roussel, J. Chem. Phys. 125 (20): Art. No. 204102, 2006.
  • Stability of mass action reaction-diffusion systems, with David Siegel, Nonl. Anal., 56(8), 1105-1131, 2004.
  • Comparison principles for reaction-diffusion systems with respect to proper polyhedral cones, with David Siegel, Dyn. Cont. Discr. Imp. Systems, 10(1-3), 477-490, 2003.
    Math Websites
  • American Mathematical Society
  • Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • Society for Mathematical Biology