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'Use of genetic and serological data in dynamical models of infectious disease'

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Canceled - to be rearranged

We have recently moved our pathogen dynamics group from Institut Pasteur to the Department of Genetics at the University of Cambridge. In our group, we work on projects that bring together different data types to understand the spread, maintenance and control of infectious pathogens to answer applied public health questions. In particular, we work with pathogen genomes, serological data as well as detailed information on how we, as humans, behave and interact with each as transmitters of pathogens. I will present two projects that explore how arboviruses and bacteria spread in populations and how, even if we observe only a tiny fraction of all infection events can still identify key drivers of pathogen movement, including roles for dynamic population immunity profiles and human mobility.

This talk is part of the Departmental Seminar Programme, Department of Veterinary Medicine series.

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