Kenichi Okamoto’s paper on combined control strategies against vector-borne infections appears in PLoS Computational Biology.

# Author Archives: alun

# EPA Scientific and Technological Achievement Award: Congratulations to Miyuki Breen, Dan Villeneuve and the team

A pair of papers with lead authors Dan Villeneuve (EPA, Duluth, MN) and my former student Miyuki Breen were acknowledged with a 2015 Scientific and Technological Achievement Award (Level III) from the Environmental Protection Agency. Congratulations all around!

(1) Villeneuve, D. et al., Developing Predictive Approaches to Characterize Adaptive Responses of the Reproductive Endocrine Axis to Aromatase Inhibition: I. Data Generation in a Small Fish Model. Toxicological Sciences, 133(2):225-233 (2013)

(2) Breen, M. et al., Developing Predictive Approaches to Characterize Adaptive Responses of the Reproductive Endocrine Axis to Aromatase Inhibition: II. Computational Modeling. Toxicological Sciences, 133(2):234-247 (2013)

# UNISA/UP Workshop on Mathematical Epidemiology

In South Africa for the UNISA/UP Workshop on Mathematical Epidemiology. Giving three talks: Stochastic Models, Parameter Estimation and Sensitivity Analysis, Uncertainty in Model Predictions.

# MBI 2015 Undergraduate Capstone Conference

A day trip to the 2015 Undergraduate Capstone Conference at the Mathematical Biosciences Institute at The Ohio State University.

# Tim Antonelli defends his PhD

Tim Antonelli successfully defends his PhD dissertation on Wolbachia and Aedes aegypti dynamics. Tim now heads for a faculty position at Worcester State University.

# Biomath 2015 Conference, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Keynote talk on “Modeling Combined Dengue Control Strategies” at the Biomath 2015 conference, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

# Annual Meeting of the Iquitos, Peru dengue project

Annual meeting of the P01 group in Iquitos, Peru

# SIAM Dynamical Systems meeting at Snowbird, UT

Giving a talk in minisymposium on Advances in Modeling Virus Dynamics, organized by Jessica Conway, at SIAM DS 15. Always good to be at Snowbird!

# Dengue Project Meeting at Emory

NIH P01 project meeting at Emory (April 2nd/3rd) with Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec, Uriel Kitron, Lance Waller and Alex Perkins.

# Two Open Postdoc Positions

Two open postdoc positions. See Epidemiological Modeler and Population Genetics Modeler.

Update: both positions are now filled.