COS 12 - Disease and Epidemiology I

Monday, August 8, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
17B, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
1:50 PM
Statistical prediction of West Nile Virus transmission intensity in New York City
Sarah E. Bowden, University of Georgia; John M. Drake, University of Georgia; Krisztian Magori, Auburn University; Waheed Bajwa, New York Department of Health
2:10 PM
A probablistic model of spatio-temporal disease dynamics: Urban cholera in Dhaka
Robert C. Reiner Jr., University of California, Davis; Aaron A. King, University of Michigan; Michael Emch, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA; Mohammad Yunus, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh; A. S. G. Faruque, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B); Mercedes Pascual, University of Michigan,Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Santa Fe Institute
2:30 PM
Age-specific measles transmission in sub-Saharan Africa: implications for reactive vaccination
Matthew J. Ferrari, Penn State University; Rebecca F. Grais, Epicentre
2:50 PM
Synthesizing epidemiological and economic optima for control of immunizing infections
Petra Klepac, Princeton University; Ramanan Laxminarayan, Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy; Bryan T. Grenfell, Princeton University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Comparing the effects direct and indirect pathogen transmission have on epidemic time series
Michael Cortez, Georgia Institute of Technology; Joshua S. Weitz, Georgia Institute of Technology
3:40 PM
Mechanisms of intra- and interspecific transmission of a newly discovered pathogen: Hemoplasma in felids
Scott S. Carver, University of Tasmania; Sue VandeWoude, Colorado State University; Kevin R. Crooks, Colorado State University; Michael Lappin, Colorado State University
4:00 PM
Modeling host-disease dynamics of bovine tuberculosis in lions in Kruger National Park
Margaret Kosmala, Harvard University; Philip S. Miller, IUCN Species Survival Commission; Douglas Armstrong, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo; Roy Bengis, Department of Agriculture; Peter Buss, South Africa National Parks; Brenda Daly, Conservation Breeding Specialist Group Southern Africa; Sam Ferreira, South Africa National Parks; Paul Funston, Tshwane University of Technology; Markus Hofmeyr, South Africa National Parks; Dewald Keet, Department of Agriculture; Craig Packer, University of Minnesota; John P. Pollack, Cornell University
4:20 PM
Healthy herds and peaked packs: How infection alters inducible defenses against predators
Maya L. Groner, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh
4:40 PM
The effect of gypsy moth larval feeding behavior on the transmission of LdNPV
Libby Eakin, University of Chicago; Greg Dwyer, University of Chicago
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