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Elizabeth Cherry

Associate Professor
School of Mathematical Sciences
College of Science
Director, Mathematical Modeling Program

585-475-4497
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Elizabeth Cherry

Associate Professor
School of Mathematical Sciences
College of Science
Director, Mathematical Modeling Program

Education

BS, Georgetown University; Ph.D., Duke University

585-475-4497

Currently Teaching

MATH-789
1 - 6 Credits
This is a master-level course on a topic that is not part of the formal curriculum. This course is structured as an ordinary course and has specific prerequisites, contact hours, and examination procedures.
MATH-606
1 Credits
The course prepares students to engage in activities necessary for independent mathematical research and introduces students to a broad range of active interdisciplinary programs related to applied mathematics.
MATH-790
0 - 9 Credits
Masters-level research by the candidate on an appropriate topic as arranged between the candidate and the research advisor.
MATH-607
1 Credits
This course is a continuation of Graduate Seminar I. It prepares students to engage in activities necessary for independent mathematical research and introduces them to a broad range of active interdisciplinary programs related to applied mathematics.

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Journal Paper
Ulysses, J, et al. "An Optimization-based Algorithm for the Construction of Cardiac Purkinje Network Models." IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 65. (2018): 2760-2768. Print.
Ganesan, P, et al. "Developing an Iterative Tracking Algorithm to Guide a Catheter towards atrial Fibrillation Rotor Sources in Simulated Fibrotic Sources." Computing in Cardiology 45. (2018): 129. Print.
Ji, YC, et al. "Synchronization as a mechanism for low-energy anti-fibrillation pacing." Heart Rhythm 14. (2017): 1254-1262. Print.
Cherry, EM. "Distinguishing mechanisms for alternans in cardiac cells using constant-diastolic-interval pacing." Chaos 27. (2017): 93902. Print.
LaVigne, NS, et al. "Effects of model error on cardiac electrical wave state reconstruction using data assimilation." Chaos 27. (2017): 93911. Print.
Gomes, JM, R Weber dos Santos, and EM Cherry. "Alternans promotion in cardiac electrophysiology models by delay differential equations." Chaos 27. (2017): 93915. Print.
Cairns, DI, FH Fenton, and EM Cherry. "parameterization of cardiac action potential models using a genetic algorithm." Chaos 27. (2017): 93922. Print.
Uzelac, I, et al. "Simultaneous quantification of spatially discordant alternans in voltage and intracellular calcium in Langendorff-perfused rabbit hearts and inconsistencies with models of cardiac action potentials and Ca transients." Frontiers in Physiology 8. (2916): 819. Print.
Xue, S, et al. "Sharp Boundary Electrocardiac Simulations." SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 38. (2016): 10-117. Print.
Eastman, J, et al. "Using Delay Differential Equations to Induce Alternans in a Model of Cardiac Electrophysiology." Journal of Theoretical Biology 404. (2016): 262-272. Print.
Ganesan, P, et al. "Development of a Novel Probabilistic Algorithm for Localization of Rotors during Atrial Fibrillation." Proceedings of the IEEE 38th Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. (2016): 493-496. Print.
Salmin, AJ, et al. "A Novel Catheter-guidance Algorithm for Localization of Atrial Fibrillation Rotor and Focal Sources." Proceedings of the IEEE 38th Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. (2016): 501-504. Print.
Shillieto, KE, et al. "Catheter Simulator Software Tool to Generate Electrograms of any Multi-polar Diagnostic Catheter from 3D Atrial Tissue." Proceedings of the IEEE 38th Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. (2016): 2741-2744. Print.
Ganesan, P, et al. "Characterization of Electrograms From Multi-polar Diagnostic Catheters During Atrial Fibrillation." BioMed Research International. (2015): 272954. Web.
Liu, B R and E M Cherry. "Image-based Structural Modeling of the Cardiac Purkinje Network." BioMed Research International. (2015): 621034. Web.
Islam, M A, et al. "Model-order Reduction of ion Channel Dynamics Using Approximate Bisimulation." Theoretical Computer Science 599. (2015): 34-46. Print.
Bueno-Orovio, A, et al. "Basis for the Induction of Phase-2 Reentry as a Repolarization Disorder in the Brugada Syndrome." BioMed Research International. (2015): 197586. Web.
Hoffman, M J, et al. "Reconstructing 3D Reentrant Cardiac Electrical Wave Dynamics Using Data Assimilation." Chaos 26. (2016): 13107. Print.
Elshrif, Mohamed M and Elizabeth M Cherry. "A Quantitative Comparison of the Behavior of Human Ventricular Cardiac Electrophysiology Models in Tissue." PLoS One 9. (2014): e84401. Web.
Gizzi, A, et al. "Effects of Pacing Site and Stimulation History on Alternans Dynamics and the Development of Complex Spatiotemporal Patterns in Cardiac Tissue." Frontiers in Cardiac Electrophysiology 4. (2013): 71-1 - 71-20. Print.
Bragard, J, et al. "Shock-induced Termination of Reentrant Cardiac Arrhythmias: Comparing Monophasic and Biphasic Shock Protocols." Chaos 23. (2013): 43119. Print.
Murthy, A, et al. "Curvature Analysis of Cardiac Excitation Wavefronts." IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 10. (2013): 323-336. Print.
Bragard, J, et al. "Validation of a Computational Model of Cardiac Defibrillation." Computing in Cardiology 40. (2013): 851-854. Print.
Cherry, EM and FH Fenton. "Contribution of the Purkinje Network to Wave Propagation in the Canine Ventricle: Insights from a Combined Electrophysiological-Anatomical Model." Nonlinear Dynamics 68. (2012): 365-379. Print.
Cherry, EM, FH Fenton, and RF Gilmour, Jr. "Mechanisms of Ventricular Arrhythmias: A Dynamical Systems-Based Perspective." American Journal of Physiology Heart and Circulatory Physiology 302. (2012): H2451-H2463. Print.
Fink, M., et al. "Cardiac Cell Modelling: Observations from the Heart of the Cardiac Physiome Project." Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 104. (2011): 2-21. Print.
Clayton, R.H, et al. "Models of Cardiac Tissue Electrophysiology: Progress, Challenges and Open Questions." Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 104. (2011): 22-48. Print.
Luther, S., et al. "Low-energy Control of Electrical Turbulence in the Heart." Nature 475. (2011): 235-239. Print.
Cherry, E.M and F.H. Fenton. "Effects of Boundaries and Geometry on The Spatial Distribution of Action Potential Duration in Cardiac Tissue." Journal of Theoretical Biology 285. (2011): 164-176. Print.
Bartocci, E., et al. "Toward Real-time Simulation of Cardiac Dynamics." Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computational Methods in Systems Biology. (2011): 103-110. Print.
Niederer, S.A, et al. "Verification of Cardiac Tissue Electrophysiology Simulations Using an N-version Benchmark." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A 369. (2011): 4331-4351. Print.
Bartocci, E., et al. "Teaching Cardiac Electrophysiology Modeling to Undergraduate Students: Lab Exercises and GPU Programming for The Study of Arrhythmias and Spiral Wave Dynamics." Advances in Physiology Education 35. (2011): 427-437. Print.
Journal Editor
Cherry, EM, ed. Chaos. Woodbury: AIP, 2018. Print.
Cherry, EM, ed. Chaos. Woodbury: AIP, 2017. Print.
Cherry, EM, ed. Chaos. Woodbury, NY: AIP, 2016. Print.
Invited Keynote/Presentation
Cherry, EM. "Reconstructing cardiac electrical dynamics using data assimilation." Biophysical Society Thematic Meeting: The Heart by Numbers. Biophysical Society. Berlin, Germany. 1 Sep. 2018. Keynote Speech.
Cherry, EM. "Using data assimilation to reconstruct cardiac electrical dynamics." Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Cardiac Electrophysiology. n/a. Ottawa, Ontario. 1 Nov. 2017. Keynote Speech.
Cherry, Elizabeth. "Delay-differential Equations in Models of Cardiac Myocytes: An Alternative Mechanism for Alternans." Dynamics Days 2014. Georgia Tech. Atlanta, GA. Jan. 2014. Keynote Speech.
Cherry, Elizabeth. "Discrepant Predictions Among Models of Cardiac Cells." Discrepant Predictions Among Models of Cardiac Cells. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY. May 2014. Lecture.
Cherry, Elizabeth. "Discrepant Predictions Among Models of Cardiac Cells." Winter’s Lecture Series Workshop on Large-scale Modeling in Cardiac Electrophysiology. Dalhousie University. Halifax, NS. Jun. 2014. Lecture.
Cherry, Elizabeth. "Delay-differential Equations in Cardiac Electrophysiology Models." SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences. SIAM. Charlotte, NC. Aug. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Cherry, Elizabeth. "Intramural Forecasting of Cardiac Electrical Dynamics Using Data Assimilation." SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences. SIAM. Charlotte, NC. Aug. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Cherry, Elizabeth. "Mathematical Modeling of Cardiac Arrhythmias." Mathematical Modeling of Cardiac Arrhythmias. SUNY Geneseo. Geneseo, NY. Nov. 2014. Lecture.
Cherry, Elizabeth. "Intramural Forecasting of Cardiac Electrical Dynamics Using Data Assimilation." IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Rochester Chapter. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Rochester Chapter. Rochester, NY. Dec. 2014. Lecture.
Cherry, EM. "What We can Learn About Cardiac Arrhythmias Using High-performance Computing." Sharcnet Research Day 2013. Sheridan College. Oakville, Canada, ON. 0 Apr. 2013. Keynote Speech.
Cherry, EM. "Cardiac Arrhythmias: Improving Understanding Through Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation." Community Health Alliance. SUNY Geneseo. Geneseo, NY. 0 Sep. 2013. Lecture.
Cherry, EM. "A Computational Approach to Understanding Cardiac Arrhythmias." Applied and Computational Math Seminar. Georgia Institute of Technology. Atlanta, GA. 2 Apr. 2012. Guest Lecture.
Cherry, EM. "A Computational Approach to Understanding Cardiac Arrhythmias." Department of Mathematics and Neuroscience Institute Seminar. Georgia State University. Atlanta, GA. 3 Apr. 2012. Guest Lecture.
Cherry, E.M. "Effects of The Specialized Conduction System on Electrical Wave Propagation in The Heart." New York Conference on Applied Mathematics. University of Buffalo. University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. 30 Apr. 2011. Conference Presentation.
Cherry, E.M. "Alternans and Nonlinear Dynamics in Cardiac Tissue." SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems. SIAM. Snowbird, Snowbird, UT. 23 May 2011. Conference Presentation.
Book Chapter
Bell, M M and E M Cherry. "Computational Cardiac Electrophysiology: Implementing Mathematical Models of Cardiomyocytes to Simulate Action Potentials of the Heart." Methods in Molecular Biology. Ed. G R Skuse and M C Ferran. New York, New York: Springer, 2015. 65-74. Print.
Bragard, J, et al. "Study of Cardiac Defibrillation Through Numerical Simulations." Without Bounds: A Scientific Canvas of Nonlinearity and Complex Dynamics, Understanding Complex Systems. Berlin, : Springer-Verlag, 2-13. 649-658. Print.
Cherry, E.M. "Mathematical Models of Atrial Mechano-electric Coupling and Arrhythmias." Cardiac Mechano-Electric Coupling and Arrhythmias, 2nd ed. Ed. P Kohl, S Sachs, and MR Franz. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 251-257. Print.
Published Conference Proceedings
Elshrif, Mohamed, Pengcheng Shi, and Elizabeth Cherry. "Electrophysiological Properties Under Heart Failure Conditions in a Human Ventricular Cell: A Modeling Study." Proceedings of the 36th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference. Ed. Unknown. Chicago, IL: n.p., 2014. Print.
Ji, Y., E M Cherry, and F H Fenton. "Experimentally-based Modified Cable Equation to Reproduce Alternans Measured in Cardiac Tissue." Proceedings of the Heart Rhythm. Ed. Unknown. San Francisco, CA: n.p., 2014. Print.
Fenton, F H, Y Ji, and E M Cherry. "Near-real-time Interactive Simulations of Complex Cardiac Cell Models in Tissue Over the Web on Desktops, Laptops and Cell Phones." Proceedings of the Heart Rhythm. Ed. Unknown. San Francisco, CA: n.p., 2014. Print.
Murthy, A, et al. "Approximate Bisimulations for Sodium Channel Dynamics." Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computational Methods in Systems Biology. London, England: ACM, 2012. Print.