Rhodes, C.J., & R.M. Anderson. 1996. Power laws governing epidemics in isolated populations. Nature 381:600-602.
The exercise and data for the lab on estimating unknown model parameters (lab period on January 18) are now available. See you in class!
Ferrari MJ, Grenfell BT, Strebel PM (2013) Think globally, act locally: The role of local demographics and vaccination coverage in the dynamic response of measles infection to control. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368(1623):20120141.
Lloyd-Smith JO, et al. (2005) Should we expect population thresholds for wildlife disease? Trends Ecol Evol 20(9):511–519. Metcalf CJE, Ferrari M, Graham AL, Grenfell BT (2015) Understanding herd immunity. Trends in Immunology 36:753–755.
The exercise on simulating stochastic epidemics (lab period on January 11) is available here. See you in class!
This is the course website for the Spring 2017 course Fundamentals of Disease Biology II (ECOL 8520) taught in the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia for the Interdisciplinary Disease Ecology Across Scales PhD program. Course Description The fundamentals of infectious disease biology focusing on microparasite infections (e.g., viruses, bacteria). Taught in four-week […]
The course syllabus is available here. (Latest version: January 9, 2017)