Seminar

Some topics in infectious disease modelling

Mathematical Biology

20 September 14:00 - 14:45

Julia Gog - University of Cambridge

This talk will cover some recent research in some of these areas: (i) models for evolving viruses: approaches to develop tractable models which can capture multiple co circulating strains, (ii) spatial dynamics of pandemics, in particular fitting models to incidence data from many cities, and seeing that the 2009 influenza pandemic in the US spread surprisingly slowly, (iii) using simple statistical methods to find packaging signals in the influenza genome and (iv) recent work on a big public science project in collaboration with the BBC. Exactly which topics will be covered will be down to audience choice on the day!
Organizers
Mats Gyllenberg
University of Helsinki
Torbjörn Lundh
Chalmers/University of Gothenburg
Philip Maini
University of Oxford
Roeland Merks
Universiteit Leiden
Mathisca de Gunst
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Roeland Merks

merksrmh@math.leidenuniv.nl

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