• Basic Information
  • Publications
  • Areas of Interest
  • Professional Affiliations
  • Presentations
Erin Munro Krull Portrait

Erin C. Munro Krull

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and the Mark and Janice Franzen Professorship in Applied Mathematics

[email protected]
920-748-8368
Office: Todd Wehr B31, ext. 8134

Basic Information

Education

  • B.A., Connecticut College
  • M.S., Ph.D., Tufts University

Courses Taught

Teaching:

  • Math 120 Elementary Statistics
  • Math 206 Multiple Variable Calculus
  • Math 246 Mathematical Modeling

Publications

  • Erin Munro Krull, Shuzo Sakata, Taro Toyoizumi. Subcortical theta oscillations alternate with high
    amplitude neocortical population within synchronized states. Front. Neurosci. 2019, 13:316
  • Erin Munro, Nancy Kopell. Subthreshold somatic voltage can control whether spikes propagate from
    the axonal plexus to axon terminals: a model study. J. Neurophysiol. 2012, 107(10):2833-52
  • Erin Munro, Christoph B ̈orgers. Mechanisms of very fast oscillations in networks of axons coupled by gap junctions. J. Comput. Neurosci. 2010, 28(3):539-55
  • Erin Munro. The axonal plexus: a description of the behavior of a network of neurons connected by gap
    junctions. Ph.D. dissertation, Mathematics, Tufts University, 2008
    connected by gap junctions. BMC Neuroscience 2007, 8 (Suppl 2):P47

Areas of Interest

  • Very Fast Oscillations (VFOS, >80 Hz)
  • Neocortical Processessing

Professional/Scholarly Affiliations

  • Organization fo Computational Neuroscience (01/2013-Present)
  • Society for Neuroscience (05/2011-Present)
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (09/2005-Present)
  • Mathematical Association of America (08/2015-Present)
  • American Mathematical Society (09/2003-05/2008)
  • Association for Women in Mathematics (09/2003-05/2008)

Presentations

  • Action potential propagation in axons: Effect on sodium conductance of collateral and sub-branch
    distance from soma. Ngwe Sin Phyo, Erin Munro Krull. Poster. CNS*2018, Seattle WA. BMC Neuroscience 2018, 19(Suppl 2):P70 7/2018
  • Action potential propagation in axons: how sodium conductance can estimate propagation as collateral
    and sub-branch length vary. Yizhe Tang, Erin Munro Krull.
    Poster. CNS*2018, Seattle WA. BMC Neuroscience 2018, 19(Suppl 2):P71 7/2018
  • UP phase characterization. Suzannah Tebon, Kiefer Green, Richard Noriega, Erin Munro.
    Talk. JMM, Atlanta GA 1/2017
  • Finding theta oscillations using independent component analysis. Kiefer Green, Richard Noriega,
    Suzannah Tebon, Erin Munro.
    Talk. JMM, Atlanta GA 1/2017
  • Two different mechanisms alternate during cortical synchronized states.
    Poster, CNS*2015, Prague, Czech Republic 7/2015
  • Two different mechanisms alternate during the synchronized state. Poster, Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC 11/2014
    Poster, RIKEN Brain Science Institute Retreat, Tokyo, Japan 11/2014
  • Independent neural sources reveal two slow oscillations.
    Talk, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wakoshi, Japan 4/2014
    Talk, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH 3/2014
  • Interlaminar processing in auditory cortex: Spontaneous and evoked responses of independent sources
    Poster, RIKEN Interdisciplinary Exchange Evening, Tokyo, Japan 3/2014
    Poster, RIKEN Brain Science Institute Retreat, Karuizawa, Japan 11/2013
    Poster, Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA 11/2013
  • Interlaminar processing in auditory cortex before and after auditory trauma: spontaneous and evoked responses of independent sources. Poster, CNS*2013, Paris, France 7/2013
  • How moderately loud noise affects interlaminar processing in auditory cortex. Talk, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wakoshi, Japan 2/2013
    Poster, RIKEN Brain Science Institute Retreat, Karuizawa Japan 11/2012
  • How very fast oscillations may lead to epilepsy.
    Talk, Epilepsy Workshop in Focus Program on “Toward Mathematical
    Modeling of Neurological Disease from Cellular Perspectives” (invited) 5/2012
  • How gap junction conductance affects spike propagation between cells. Talk, NaK Seminar, Boston University 4/2011
  • Neocortical pyramidal cells can send signals to post-synaptic cells without firing. Talk, Hope College, Holland, MI (invited) 2/2017
    Talk, SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Philadelphia PA (invited)
    8/2016
    Talk, Rockford University, Rockford IL (invited) 4/2016
    Talk, Ripon College, Ripon WI (invited) 2/2016
    Talk, Beloit College, Beloit WI 10/2015
    Talk, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH 3/2014
    Talk, International School of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo, Japan (invited) 4/2013

    Talk, Kano Lab., University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan 12/2012
    Poster, Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC 11/2011
    Poster, RIKEN Brain Science Institute Retreat, Karuizawa Japan 10/2011
    Talk, Connecticut College, New London, CT (invited) 3/2011
    Talk, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (invited) 2/2011
    Talk, NaK Seminar, Boston University 11/2010

  • A model of very fast oscillations in a realistic cortical axonal plexus. Poster, CNS *2010, San Antonio, TX 7/2010
  • Ylinen et al. (1995) Sharp Wave-Associated High-Frequency Oscillation (200 Hz) in the Intact Hippocampus
    Talk, NaK Seminar, Boston University 3/2010
  • An introduction to epilepsy.
    Talk, NaK Seminar, Boston University 2/2009
  • The axonal plexus: a description of the behavior of a network of axons connected by gap junctions
    Talk, SIAM Conference on Life Sciences, Pittsburg, PA (invited) 7/2010
    Talk, SIAM Annual Meeting, Denver, CO 7/2009
    Talk, SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird,
    UT (invited)

    5/2009
    Talk, SIAM Student Chapter, Tuft University (invited) 2/2009
    Talk, Connors Lab, Brown University, Providence, RI (invited) 10/2008
    Talk, CNS *2008, Portland, OR (invited) 7/2008
    Poster, CNS *2007, Toronto, ON. BMC Neuroscience 2007, 8 (Suppl 2):P47 7/2007
    Talk, NaK Seminar, Boston University 4/2007

  • Electrically coupled integrate-and-fire neurons. Poster, SIAM General Meeting, Boston, MA 7/2006
    Talk, Graduate Student Council Symposium, Tufts University 5/2006