January 23, 2013: Symposium “Survival Analysis and Phylogenetics in Infectious Disease Epidemiology”

The Program in Research and Policy for Infectious Disease Dynamics (RAPIDD) presents a symposium entitled “Survival Analysis and Phylogenetics in Infectious Disease Epidemiology” to be held on January 23, 2013, 4:00 – 6:00pm, 2nd Floor Auditorium J. W. Reitz Union, University of Florida. This symposium is sponsored by Fogarty Internationals Center, NIH. Additional sponsors include: Emerging Pathogens Institute, Department of Biostatistics and Center for Statistics and Quantitative Infectious Diseases (CSQUID)

First Presentation: Analysis of Viral Genetic Clustering

Victor De Gruttola
Professor and Chair
Department of Biostatistics
Harvard University

Second Presentation: Who infected whom? Molecular sequences reveal transmission patterns of emerging infections

Jacco Wallinga
Head, Unit Modelling Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Dutch National Institute of Public Health and the Environment

Reception to follow

Read the full announcement and speaker abstracts here.