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Petter Holme from Sungkyunkwan University is giving a networks talk at 3:30 PM in 339 Davey Laboratory. The title of his talk is “Temporal networks: A physics perspective“, and the description is: Networks are all around us—from power-grids to the nervous … Continue reading
This Friday (the 20th) we will be meeting at 4 PM in W-202 MSC. Please read the pages 27-65 of Anderson and May’s “Infectious Diseases of Humans: Dynamics and Control” before then. This is the same reading as was originally … Continue reading
Matt Ferrari is giving a talk at 4 PM on Friday in the Geography department on the Ecology of (Measles) Eradication. The talk is in 112 Walker Building. Refreshments will be served beforehand. For more information, go here.
This Friday (the 13th) we will be meeting at 4 PM in W-202 MSC. Please read the pages 27-65 of Anderson and May’s “Infectious Diseases of Humans: Dynamics and Control” before then. This is a reading club meant to share … Continue reading
This Friday we will be meeting at 4 PM in W-202 MSC. Please read the first 26 pages of Anderson and May’s “Infectious Diseases of Humans: Dynamics and Control” before then. This is a reading club meant to share and … Continue reading
Come enjoy some local baseball with us Thursday at 7 PM. We’ll meet just inside the stadium entrance. Feel free to bring friends, family, and/or significant others. Tickets are available for free through the HUB – see here.
Now that the semester’s well underway, I’d like to initiate two quasi-weekly events; journal club and computational corner. Journal club is a semi-weekly meeting where we discuss papers and the greater significance to disease research. Each meeting will – hopefully … Continue reading
R is an integral tool for many life scientists. Whether it be analyzing data, building models, or just evaluating existing models, many parts of our job rely heavily on some fluency in R. As such, the CGSA is planning to … Continue reading
There were a lot of questions following Nkuchia M’ikanatha’s seminar today about disease surveillance. He’s been instrumental in publishing two books – one called “Concepts and Methods in Infectious Disease Surveillance” and another called “Infectious Disease Surveillance” that’s available as an … Continue reading