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Emergent Epidemics Lab

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Group Members

Undergraduate Students

Ezra Levy joined the group in 2018 and is using network science to perform systems biology studies of cancer.

Graduate Students

Chia-Hung Yang joined the group in 2017. Chia-Hung is a forth-year PhD candidate in Network Science and is studying gene network evolution.

Wan He joined the group in 2018. Wan is a second-year PhD student in Network Science and is broadly interested in network science, statistics and computer science.

Postdoctoral Researchers

Munik Shrestha joined the group in 2016. He and I are working on a number of exciting projects, including: quantifying the robustness of the neonatal intensive care unit transfer network in the USA, determining the time series of epidemiological risk in lions and gorillas using high resolution social contact data, mapping the spread of Zika virus, and the application of topic modeling to networks and contagion.

Past members

High School: Nitish Kaza (Northeastern), Meghan Hill (SFI), Sergio Mata (SFI), and John Chan (UT Austin).

Undergraduate: George Chrisafis (UVM), Sophia Navarre (UVM), Haedi DeAngelis (SFI), Cody O’Ferrall (SFI), Gilia Patterson (SFI), Patrick Hunt (UT Austin), and Garrett Johnson (UT Austin).

Masters: Deven Gokhale (UVM) and Tandin Dorji (UVM).