A list of my selected academic articles is provided below. Further explanations can be found under the Research tab.


  1. Huseyin Coskun, Introduction to Applied Mathematics (Turkish Lecture Notes), TUBITAK.

Published articles

  1. Hasan Coskun, Huseyin Coskun, Cell Physician: Reading Cell Motion. A Mathematical Diagnostic Technique Through Analysis of Single Cell Motion, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, doi: 10.1007/s11538-010-9580-x, Epub: 9/28/2010. (PDF)
    Research reviewed in the OSU and other scientific news portals and blogs.
  2. Huseyin Coskun, Taryn L. Summerfield, Doug A. Kniss, Avner Friedman. Mathematical Modeling of Preadipocyte Fate Determination, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 265(1), July 7, 2010. (PDF)
    Research reviewed in the OSU and other scientific news portals.
  3. Ahmet Sacan, Hakan Ferhatosmanoglu, Huseyin Coskun. CellTrack: An Open-Source Software for Cell Tracking and Motility Analysis, Bioinformatics, 24(14):1647-9, 2008. (PDF)
    Software: (open access)
  4. Huseyin Coskun, Yi Li, Michael Mackey. Amoeboid Cell Motility: A Model, and Inverse Problem with an application to live cell imaging data, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Elsevier, 244(2):169-179, 2007. (PDF)
  5. Huseyin Coskun. PhD Thesis, Mathematical Models for Cell Motility and Model Based Inverse Problems, July, 2006.
  6. Huseyin Coskun. Technical Report: A survey on Lie Group Analysis of Differential Equations, Istanbul, Turkey, 1999.

Articles in submission

  1. Huseyin Coskun. Dynamic Curves
  2. Huseyin Coskun, Fatih Olmez, Hasan Coskun. Point set registration for two-dimensional nonrigid motion of single cells

Articles in preparation

  1. Huseyin Coskun. Molecular mechanism of single cell motion
  2. Huseyin Coskun. A Continuum Model with Free Boundary Formulation and Inverse Problem for Ameboid Cell Motility
  3. Qualitative analysis of a Continuum Model with Free Boundary Formulation and the Inverse Problem for Ameboid Cell Motility (with Avner Friedman, PhD, OSU)
  4. Cancer Cell Characterization and Classification through Single Cell Motility Analysis (with Comert Kural, PhD, OSU, Enver Ozer, MD, OSU)


  • Profiling Cells with Mathematics
    Acibadem University, Istanbul, Turkey, April 20, 2016
  • A quantitative approach in cancer and stem-cell research
    Medeniyet University, Istanbul, Turkey, April 14, 2016
  • Colloquia: Applications of Mathematics to Biology
    TUBITAK, Turkey, November 25, 2014
  • Invited Talk: Analysis of Cell Movement
    Kenyon College, OH, February 19, 2013
  • Colloquia: Mathematical Models for Diagnosing Cell Abnormalities and for Giving Potential Prognosis
    University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL, March 1, 2012
  • Qualitative analysis of a Continuum Model with Free Boundary Formulation and the Inverse Problem for Ameboid Cell Motility
    MBI, OSU, OH, June 6, 2010
  • Model based inverse problems for single cell movements
    MBI, OSU, OH, Oct 18, 2009
  • Cell Physician: A quantitative technique for extracting information from sincgle cell motion
    MBI, OSU, OH, May 28, 2009
  • Fat cell fate determination
    MBI, Institute Partners Meeting, OSU, OH, 2008
  • Reading cell motion
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, OSU, OH, January 14, 2008
  • Information from motion
    OSUCCC, James Cancer Hospital, OSU, OH, June 25, 2008
  • An inverse problem formulation for the crawling cell motion
    SMB Annual Meeting 2007, San Jose, California, July 31, 2007
  • Invited Talk: Inverse problems in biophysics
    Colloquium, Augsburg College, MN, September 27, 2006
  • Well--posedness of a mixed--type Free Boundary System arising in an Inverse Problem formulation for Cell Movements
    AMS Joint Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 11, 2006
  • A Free Boundary Problem for a mixed--type PDE System: An Application to Cell Motility
    56th Midwest PDE Seminar, University of Notre Dame, IN, December 3, 2005
  • An Inverse Problem formulation for Human Glioblastoma Cell Movements
    University of Iowa & Iowa State University 5th Annual Joint Bioinformatics Workshop, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, July 19, 2005
  • Ameboid Cell Motility with Free Boundary Formulation and Inverse Problem
    Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 2005 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, July 11-15, 2005
  • Models for Ameboid Cell Motility and model--based Inverse Problems
    The Society for Mathematical Biology 2005 Annual Meeting, Dresden, Germany, July 18-22, 2005, accepted
  • A Discrete Mathematical Model for Ameboid Cell Motility and Inverse Problem
    First Young Researchers Workshop, Mathematical Bioscience Institute, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, March 29-April 1, 2005
  • Ameboid Cell Movements}, Graduate Student Forum 2004
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, March 2004
  • A Mathematical Model for Human Brain Tumor Cell Movement
    Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Feb 2004