I am an associate professor at Concordia University in Montreal. I was a postdoc at Cornell University and at the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. I received my PhD from the University of California Berkeley and an Hon BSc degree from the University of Toronto. | |

Contact Information:Address: Dept of Mathematics and Statistics, Concordia University, Montreal QC H3G 1M8 Phone: (514)848-2424 ext.5854; Fax: (514)848-2831 Email: lea (dot) popovic (at) concordia (dot) ca Office: LB (SGW) 921-07
**CRM-PIMS Summer School in Probability, June 15-July 11 2015****CAMBAM-MBI-NIMBioS Summer School on Nonlinear Dynamics in Biological Systems, June 1-12 2015****CRM Workshop on Random Trees, Aug 12-16 2013**-
**MBI-NIMBioS-CAMBAM Graduate Workshop on Stochastics in Biological Systems, June 18-29 2012** **Molecular Motors, Neuron Models, and Epidemics on Networks, April 15-17 2010****Multi-scale Stochastic Modeling of Cell Dynamics, Jan 17-22 2010****Workshop for Women in Probability, Oct 5-7 2008****Stochastic Models for Intracellular Reaction Network, May 11-13 2008****Stochastic Models for Cell Biology, Apr 9-11 2006**
- Mast 679Q/881N:
**Large Deviations and Applications.** - Mast 679C/881K:
**Mixing Times for Markov Chains.** - Mast 679N/881Z:
**Stochastic Differential Equations.** - Mast 679/Mast 881:
**Probability Methods in Biology.**
- "Large deviations for multi-scale jump-diffusion processes" (with R.Kumar),
**submitted.**- pdf - "How spatial heterogeneity shapes multi-scale biochemical reaction network dynamics" (with P.Pfaffelhuber),
**Journal of the Royal Society Interface**, Vol 12(104), 8pp (+9pp SI), 2015. - pdf - "Topology and inferrence for multitype Yule trees" (with M. Rivas),
**submitted.**- pdf - "The coalescent point-process of multi-type branching trees" (with M. Rivas),
**Stochastic Processes and Applications**, Vol 124(12), 29 pp, 2014. - pdf - "Scaling limits of spatial chemical reaction networks" (with P.Pfaffelhuber),
**Annals of Applied Probability**, Vol 25(6), 47 pp, 2015. - pdf - "Central Limit Theorems and Diffusion Approximations for
Multiscale Markov chain Models" (with T.Kurtz and H-W.Kang),
**Annals of Applied Probability**, Vol 24(2), 39 pp, 2014. - pdf - "Stochastically-Induced Bistability in Chemical Reaction Systems" (with J.McSweeney),
**Annals of Applied Probability**, Vol 24(3), 43 pp, 2014. - pdf - "The Coalescent Point Process of Branching Trees and Spine
Decompositions at the First Survivor" (with A.Lambert),
**Annals of Applied Probability**, Vol 23(1), 46 pp, 2013. - pdf - "A Stochastic Compartmental Model for Fast Axonal
Transport" (with M.Reed and S.McKinley),
**SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics**, Vol 71(4), 26 pp, 2011. - pdf - "Five Statistical Questions about the Tree of Life"
(with D.Aldous and M.Krikun),
**Systematic Biology**, Vol 60(3), 11 pp, 2011. - pdf - "Degenerate Diffusions arising from Gene Duplication Models"
(with R.Durrett),
**Annals of Applied Probability**, Vol (19)1, 34 pp, 2009. - pdf - "Genealogy of Catalytic Branching Models" (with A.Greven and
A. Winter),
**Annals of Applied Probability**, Vol 19(3), 41 pp, 2009. - pdf - "Stochastic Models for Phylogenetic Trees in Higher Order Taxa" (with
D.Aldous and M.Krikun),
**Journal of Mathematical Biology**, Vol 56(4), 33 pp, 2008. - pdf - "Asymptotic Analysis of Multiscale Approximations to Reaction
Networks" (with T.Kurtz, K.Ball, G.Rempala),
**Annals of Applied Probability**, Vol 16(4), 37 pp, 2005. - pdf - "A Critical Branching Process Model for
Biodiversity" (with D.Aldous),
**Advances in Applied Probability**, Vol 37(4), 22 pp, 2005. - pdf - "Asymptotic Genealogy of a Critical Branching
Process"
**Annals of Applied Probability**, Vol 14(4), 29 pp, 2004. - pdf -
**Ph.D. Thesis**(2003), UC Berkeley. - pdf
pdf (last revised Sep 07) |