Dr Anna Cai

Dr Anna Cai

School of Mathematics & Statistics

Lecturer since 2011, Department of Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematics and Statistics. 


Ph.D, 2008, The University of Melbourne

B.Sc, First Class Honours 2004, The University of Melbourne

Postdoctoral researcher and lecturer 2007 to 2011, University of California, Irvine.


Applied representative on the postgraduate review committee.

UNSW study abroad and exchange course authority.



MATH2121 Theory and Applications of Differential Equations

MATH2018 Engineering Mathematics 2D


MATH3041 Mathematical Modeling for Real World Systems

MATH6781 Biomathematics

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School of Mathematics and Statistics University of New South Wales Sydney NSW 2052 The Red Centre Room 2083
  • Journal articles | 2015
    Harris T; Cai AQ, 2015, 'Red queen dynamics in specific predator–prey systems', Journal of Mathematical Biology, vol. 71, pp. 997 - 1016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00285-014-0850-3
    Journal articles | 2012
    Cai A; Radtke K; Linville A; Lander AD; Nie Q; Schilling T, 2012, 'Cellular retinoic acid-binding proteins are essential for hindbrain patterning and signal robustness in zebrafish', Development (Cambridge), vol. 139, pp. 2150 - 2155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.077065
    Journal articles | 2012
    Zhang L; Radtke K; Zheng L; Cai A; Schilling TF; Nie Q, 2012, 'Noise drives sharpening of gene expression boundaries in the zebrafish hindbrain', Molecular Systems Biology, vol. 8, pp. Article 613 (12pp), http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/msb.2012.45
    Journal articles | 2009
    Cai AQ; Peng Y; Wells J; Dai X; Nie Q, 2009, 'Multi-scale Modelling for Threshold Dependent Differentiation.', Math Model Nat Phenom, vol. 4, pp. 103 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/mmnp/20094403
    Journal articles | 2009
    Tremel A; Cai A; Tirtaatmadja N; Hughes BD; Stevens GW; Landman KA; O’Connor AJ, 2009, 'Cell migration and proliferation during monolayer formation and wound healing', Chemical Engineering Science, vol. 64, pp. 247 - 253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2008.10.008
    Journal articles | 2009
    Wells J; Lee B; Cai AQ; Karapetyan A; Lee W-J; Rugg E; Sinha S; Nie Q; Dai X, 2009, 'Ovol2 suppresses cell cycling and terminal differentiation of keratinocytes by directly repressing c-Myc and Notch1.', J Biol Chem, vol. 284, pp. 29125 - 29135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M109.008847
    Journal articles | 2007
    Cai AQ; Landman KA; Hughes BD, 2007, 'Multi-scale modeling of a wound-healing cell migration assay.', J Theor Biol, vol. 245, pp. 576 - 594, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2006.10.024
    Journal articles | 2007
    Cai AQ; Landman KA; Hughes BD; Witt CM, 2007, 'T cell development in the thymus: from periodic seeding to constant output.', J Theor Biol, vol. 249, pp. 384 - 394, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2007.07.028
    Journal articles | 2007
    Landman KA; Cai AQ, 2007, 'Cell proliferation and oxygen diffusion in a vascularising scaffold.', Bull Math Biol, vol. 69, pp. 2405 - 2428, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11538-007-9225-x
    Journal articles | 2007
    Landman KA; Cai AQ; Hughes BD, 2007, 'Travelling waves of attached and detached cells in a wound-healing cell migration assay.', Bull Math Biol, vol. 69, pp. 2119 - 2138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11538-007-9206-0
    Journal articles | 2006
    Cai AQ; Landman KA; Hughes BD, 2006, 'Modelling directional guidance and motility regulation in cell migration.', Bull Math Biol, vol. 68, pp. 25 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11538-005-9028-x