Pertussis Book!

A volume titled Pertussis: Epidemiology, Immunology & Evolution to be published by Oxford University Press.  Co-edited with Sam Scarpino.

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Welcome Arash!

We welcome Dr Arash Saeidpour to the lab.  Arash will be working on measles and pertussis in the US, on an NIH-funded project with Dr Shweta Bansall (Georgetown University), Dr…

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MIDAS network

Pej has been elected to the executive committee of the NIH's Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS).  He will also serve as chair.

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NIH Study Section

For the next four years, Pej will serve on the National Institutes of Health study section, IRAP (Infectious, Reproductive, Asthma and Pulmonary Conditions).

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Dr Jasmina Luczo

We welcome Dr Jasmina Luczo to the lab.  Jaz will be based in the Department of Infectious Diseases (College of Veterinary Medicine, UGA), working on avian influenza viruses in collaboration with…

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International visitors

We are delighted to host two international visitors this summer.  Dr Claudia Pia Ferreira will be visiting from São Paulo State University, Brazil.  She is interested in Dengue epidemiology as…

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New postdoc!

The Rohani lab welcomes a new postdoc, Dr Afshin Mesbahi, who will be working on statistical inference for mechanistic models.

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Pej speaks at Gates meeting

Pej spoke at a meeting organized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, addressing the burden of infant pertussis in low and middle income countries.  The meeting was held at…

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Polymicrobial interactions: Influenza and Pneumonia

In the newly published paper by Shrestha et al., we use a mechanistic transmission model within a likelihood framework to infer the nature, strength and duration of the impact of…

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Magpantay et al. (2015; Parasitology)

Felicia's paper has been accepted in Parasitology, as part of a special issue on Modelling Infectious Diseases (edited by Andy Fenton, University of Liverpool).  In our paper, we used likelihood-based inference…

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