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Forest Fever: Using Dengue to Explore the Mathematics of Ecology, Epidemiology and Evolution. Ruijin Zhao, Namyong Lee, Laura Aldrich-Wolfe. DENV as epidemic vs. endemic Why? Likelihood of new DENV emergence. What is a (RNA) virus anyway?.

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forest fever using dengue to explore the mathematics of ecology epidemiology and evolution

Forest Fever: Using Dengue to Explore the Mathematics of Ecology, Epidemiology and Evolution

RuijinZhao, Namyong Lee, Laura Aldrich-Wolfe

dengue fever cases with metadata from virus pathogen resource vipr
Dengue Fever Cases with Metadata from Virus Pathogen Resource (VIPR)

http://www.viprbrc.org/brc/epiSrcTypeData.do?dataSet=Cases%20DF&typeCvt=1283&decorator=flavi&srcCvt=1304

commensal bacterium wolbachia may reduce transmission rates by shortening female life span
Commensal bacterium Wolbachia may reduce transmission rates by shortening female life span

How?

Why?

  • Nature
    • 476,
    • 450–453
    • (25 August 2011)
    • doi:10.1038/nature10355
some basic questions
Some basic questions
  • How does disease transmission vary with incubation rate?
  • Who is at greatest risk of developing Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) and why?
  • What environmental or social factors correlate with prevalence of Dengue Fever? (Data acquisition (Search) and visualization (Gapminder))
mathematical models
Mathematical Models
  • Differential equations models
  • Stochastic models
  • Difference equations models
  • Agent-based models
acknowledgments
Acknowledgments
  • NIMBioS
  • SCALE-IT
  • BioQUEST
  • Dr. John Jungck