51 People Results for the Tag: Pandemics

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Ottar Bjornstad

Huck Chair of Epidemiology; Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Biology; Adjunct Professor in Statistics
Population ecology and population dynamics with particular emphasis on mathematical and computational aspects

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Surinder Chopra

Professor of Maize Genetics
Regulation of flavonoid biosynthesis during plant development and plant-pathogen interaction. Epigenetic regulation and allele specific patterns.

Arthur Berg

Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences and Statistics
Unlocking the mysteries of DNA and its connection to human health.

Matthew Ferrari

Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics; Huck Career Development Professor; Associate Professor of Biology
Public Health, Quantitative Epidemiology, Population Ecology, Statistics, Computational and Mathematical Biology

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Susan Hafenstein

Director of the Center for Structural Biology; Huck Chair of Structural Virology; Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Using a structural approach to learn more about viral infectivity, tropism, evolution and pathogenicity. Developing approaches to visualize critical events that cause a break from the regular symmetry of the virus, including packaging of the genome, receptor usage, antibody interactions and uncoating of the viral genome during the final stages of infection.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Joyce Jose

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Virus-host interactions involved in the pathogenesis of alphaviruses and flaviviruses. Analysis of virus induced structures and cytoskeletal modifications in mammalian host and insect vector using high-resolution live cell imaging and electron microscopy. Viral determinants of neurotropism, encephalitis, transmission and persistence in BSL-3 pathogens.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Manuel Llinas

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Understanding the molecular mechanisms of gene regulation and metabolism in the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum using functional genomics and metabolomics.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Elizabeth McGraw

Professor and Huck Scholar in Entomology
The genetics of vector, pathogen and symbiont interactions.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Anton Nekrutenko

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Evolution of overlapping reading frames in eukaryotic genomes.

Jason Rasgon

Professor of Entomology and Disease Epidemiology
Integrating population biology, ecology, molecular tools and theory to address fundamental and applied questions related to vector arthropods and the pathogens they transmit.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Robert Sainburg

Director of the Center for Movement Science and Technology; Huck Distinguished Chair in Kinesiology and Neurology; Professor of Kinesiology and of Neurology
The neural mechanisms that underlie control, coordination, and learning of voluntary movements in humans. Functional neuroanatomy of lateralized processes of motor control. Neurorehabilitation and Functional Recovery in stroke patients.

Steven Schiff

Director of the Center for Neural Engineering; Brush Chair Professor of Engineering; Professor of Neurosurgery; Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
Neural engineering, neurosurgery, epilepsy, Parkinsons Disease, wave mechanics, brain machine interfaces, EEG, electrical fields, and control theory.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Rachel Smith

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences
Quantitative social scientist whose interests lie broadly in social influence and social systems, specializing on power, networks, and stigma. Design and evaluation of effective health campaigns. Infectious diseases and genomics.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Troy Sutton

Assistant Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Animal models of influenza; Airborne transmission of influenza viruses; Evolution of pandemic influenza viruses; Highly pathogenic avian influenza; Development of live-attenuated influenza vaccine platforms; High containment BSL3+ research

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Erina MacGeorge

Professor of Communication Arts and Science
Antibiotic stewardship, doctor-patient communication

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Katriona Shea

Professor of Biology; Alumni Professor in the Biological Sciences
The use of ecological theory in population management.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Maciej F Boni

Associate Professor of Biology
Human influenza epidemiology and evolution, evaluating population-level malaria treatment strategies with individual-based microsimulation models, phylogenetic analysis of avian influenza evolution in southern Vietnam, economic epidemiology of avian influenza, evaluating population-level efficacy of a potential dengue vaccine with mathematical models

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Murali Haran

Associate Professor of Statistics
Statistical computing (Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms); spatial models (Gaussian random field models); methods for complex computer models; interdisciplinary collaborations in environmental sciences, climate science, disease modeling, ecology

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Peter Hudson

Former Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Willaman Professor of Biology
Population dynamics of infectious diseases in wildlife and the dynamics of parasite community structure.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Doug Miller

Professor of Ecosystem Science and Managment

Joyce Sakamoto

Assistant Research Professor

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Pak Kin Wong

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Surgery

Weihua Guan

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

David Kennedy

Assistant Professor of Biology
Ecology and evolution of infectious diseases, with particular interest in how disease dynamics influence pathogen emergence, virulence evolution, and drug or vaccine resistance.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Joanna Floros

Evan Pugh Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology,OB/GYN

Kathleen Brown

Professor of Plant Stress Biology
Regulation of root development. Root responses to edaphic stress. Identification and genetic mapping of traits for adaptation to edaphic stress.

Timothy Craig

Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics in the Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care

Craig Meyers

Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
The differentiation-dependent life cycle of human papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV-associated oncogenesis.

Joan Richtsmeier

Professsor of Anthropology
Analysis of craniofacial phenotypes.

Richard Legro

Interim Chair, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences

Frank Ritter

Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, Psychology, Cognitive Science
Modeling effects of stress and behavior moderators on cognition within cognitive architectures.

Arun Sharma

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Joshua Lambert

Associate Professor of Food Science
Dietary polyphenols in prevention of obesity and fatty liver disease; efficacy and mechanisms of action of food-derived phytochemicals in prevention of lung cancer; biotransformation, bioavailability and potential hepatotoxicity of dietary phytochemicals

Lynn Lin

Assistant Professor of Statistics
Bayesian mixture model development for classification, variable selection, design and model selection, structured and hierarchical non-parametric Bayesian methods, rare event detection, and statistical computation involving simulation and optimization.

Erin Connolly

Professor and Head of Plant Science
Molecular mechanisms of micronutrient transport. Iron uptake and compartmentalization. Metal ion homeostasis

Thomas Gould

Jean Phillips Shibley Professor and Department Head of Biobehavioral Health
Using genetic, pharmacological, behavioral, and molecular biological techniques to study the neurobiology of learning and memory and the effects of addiction on it.

Karl Zimmerer

Professor of Geography
Land use and agricultural change/global change, Economic development/globalization/neoliberalism, Nature-society and human-environment theory, Environmental impacts (biodiversity/soils/water/conservation), Food/producer-consumer networks/sustainability.

Matthew Jones

Research Assistant - Read Lab and McGraw Lab

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Lee Ahern

Associate Professor of Advertising and Public Relations

Joshua Smyth

Distinguished Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Medicine

Howie Weiss

Professor of Biology
I am a Biomathematican and very recently moved to Penn State from Georgia Tech (I also had appointments at Emory in Public Health and PBEE). Bacteria and their viruses (phages) provide a way to study ecological and evolutionary processes in real time under the well-controlled laboratory conditions. Many of the questions that our group studies lie at the intersection of fundamental science and improving human and animal health. We develop new approaches to mathematical modeling to better understand the role of the physical structure in how bacteria grow and evolve. To complement this computational work, we work closely with microbiologists, biochemists, virologists, physicians, veterinarians, etc. and combine mathematical models with experiments. In recent years I have taught courses in virus dynamics, population genetics, dynamics and bifurcations, advanced linear algebra, and stochastic processes.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Ibrahim Ozbolat

Hartz Family Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics

Joel Morrison

Associate Research Professor

Helen Greatrix

Assistant Professor of Remote Sensing and Geo-statistics

Anthony Robinson

Associate Professor of Geography

Kristin Sznajder

Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Danielle Smarsh

Assistant Professor of Equine Science; Equine Extension Specialist

Christian Huber

Assistant Professor of Biology
How evolutionary mechanisms such as mutation, recombination, and natural selection shape genetic diversity and the variability between individuals and species.