Organizers: Abba Gumel, Bill Fagan
When: Tuesdays @ 12:30pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 3206

  • When the best pandemic models are the simplest

    Speaker: James Yorke (University of Maryland College Park) - yorke.umd.edu

    When: Tue, August 30, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Modeling Infectious Disease Dynamics: A Case Study of Malaria Immunity

    Speaker: Lauren Childs (Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech) - https://personal.math.vt.edu/lchilds/

    When: Tue, September 6, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Spatial spread and persistence in integro-difference equations with a strong Allee effect

    Speaker: Dr. Bingtuan Li (Dept. of Mathematics, University of Louisville) -

    When: Tue, September 13, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Emergent pattern formation in the evolution of penguin colonies through time

    Speaker: Dr. Heather Lynch (Dept. of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University) -

    When: Tue, September 20, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Data-driven models of phytoplankton blooms and opportunities for undergraduate research

    Speaker: Seth Cowall (St. Mary's College of Maryland) - https://inside.smcm.edu/directory/seth-cowall

    When: Tue, September 27, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Stochastic Process Models in Movement Ecology

    Speaker: Dr. Christen Fleming (University of Maryland and Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute) -

    When: Tue, October 4, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Pandemic Models and Real-Time Mitigation: Translating Epidemic Principles into Practice

    Speaker: Dr. Joshua Weitz (Georgia Institute of Technology and the Institut de Biologie at the École Normale Supérieure) - https://research.gatech.edu/joshua-weitz

    When: Tue, October 11, 2022 - 5:00pm
    Where: Atrium, Stamp Student Union
  • Modeling seasonal malaria transmission: A methodology connecting regional temperatures to mosquito and parasite developmental traits

    Speaker: Katherine Gurski (Howard University) - https://profiles.howard.edu/katharine-gurski

    When: Tue, October 18, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: John S. Toll Physics Building 2213
  • Dissecting the roles of vector mobility and spatial heterogeneity in vector-borne disease control using degenerate perturbation theory.

    Speaker: Dr. Jeff Demers (University of Maryland) -

    When: Tue, October 25, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Disease-economy trade-offs under alternative epidemic control strategies

    Speaker: Ana I. Bento (School of Public Health, Indiana University & Rockefeller Foundation) - https://publichealth.indiana.edu/research/faculty-directory/profile.html?user=abento

    When: Tue, November 1, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • A Rational Basis for Hope: Human Behavior Modeling and Climate Change

    Speaker: Louis J. Gross (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee) - https://eeb.utk.edu/people/louis-gross/

    When: Tue, November 8, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • PHY 1402 Modeling social complexity in epidemiology: risk perception and adaptive human behavior

    Speaker: Baltazar Espinoza Cortes (Biocomplexity Institute, University of Virginia) - https://biocomplexity.virginia.edu/person/baltazar-espinoza

    When: Tue, November 15, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: John S. Toll Physics Building 1402
  • Extinction of multiple populations and a team of Lyapunov functions

    Speaker: Naghmeh Akhavan and James Yorke (UMBC and UMD) -

    When: Tue, November 22, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Causal Mediation Analysis to Address Intercurrent Unblinding in HIV Prevention Research

    Speaker: Dr. Alisa Stephens-Shields (Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine , University of Pennsylvania) - https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=jAwqfdAAAAAJ&hl=en

    When: Tue, November 29, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Modeling the COVID-19 Pandemic at home and abroad : The JHUAPL-Bucky Model

    Speaker: Shelby Wilson (Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory) - https://shelby-wilson.com/

    When: Tue, December 6, 2022 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Ebola Virus Disease spread and control under various challenges such as conflicts and wars

    Speaker: Jean Lubuma (University of Witswatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa) - https://www.wits.ac.za/staff/academic-a-z-listing/l/jeanlubumawitsacza/

    When: Tue, February 7, 2023 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Integration of high-resolution mobility data into mathematical models for public heath applications

    Speaker: Giulia Pullano (Georgetown University) -

    When: Tue, February 14, 2023 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • The Role of Human Movement on Vector-Borne Diseases

    Speaker: Omar Saucedo (Virginia Tech) - https://math.vt.edu/people/faculty/saucedo-omar.html

    When: Tue, February 21, 2023 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206 - https://umd.zoom.us/j/8294121960?pwd=UjR3MXpTMFBNbjhTTjc4SjNQRXVTQT09
  • Mathematics of malaria transmission dynamics: current challenges and eradication prospects

    Speaker: Abba B. Gumel (Department of Mathematics, UMD) - https://math.umd.edu/~agumel/

    When: Tue, February 28, 2023 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • A review and application of Disease Informed neural networks for efficient parameter estimation

    Speaker: Alonso Gabriel Ogueda (George Mason University (Graduate Student)) -

    When: Tue, March 7, 2023 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Data-driven approaches for modeling, analysis and prediction of disease dynamics

    Speaker: Padmanabhan Seshaiyar (George Mason University) - https://math.gmu.edu/~pseshaiy/

    When: Tue, March 14, 2023 - 12:30pm
    Where: Brin Center Seminar Room, CSIC 4th Floor
  • Human Disease, Dynamics and Control, a journey

    Speaker: James Yorke (UMD) - https://yorke.umd.edu/

    When: Tue, March 28, 2023 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Climate change, extreme weather events and impaired health – how do we adapt as a society?

    Speaker: Amir Sapkota (UMD) - https://sph.umd.edu/people/amir-sapkota

    When: Tue, April 4, 2023 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • The evolution and maintenance of host genetic diversity for pathogen resistance

    Speaker: Samuel Hulse (Biology, UMD (Postdoc)) -

    When: Tue, April 11, 2023 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • A PDE Model to Study Natural Selection Across Multiple Levels of Organization

    Speaker: Daniel Cooney (University of Pennsylvania) - https://www.math.upenn.edu/people/daniel-cooney

    When: Tue, April 18, 2023 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • The progression of neural representations of speech in the brain, from acoustics to semantics

    Speaker: Jonathan Simon (UMD, Departments of Biology & Electrical and Computer Engineering & The Institute for Systems Research) -  http://cansl.isr.umd.edu/simonlab

    When: Tue, May 2, 2023 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • A Reinforced Diffusion Approach to Modeling Animal Memory

    Speaker: Frank McBride (AMSC Graduate Program) -

    When: Tue, May 9, 2023 - 12:30pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206
  • Population dynamics and demography of North American barren-ground caribou

    Speaker: Marron McConnell (BEES Graduate Program) -

    When: Tue, May 9, 2023 - 1:00pm
    Where: Kirwan Hall 3206