News archive

2017

  • August | Pratha Sah will be at ESA'17. Find her to talk animal disease networks!
  • July | Shweta and Elizabeth will be presenting work at the Next Generation Informatics meeting in Hong Kong
  • July | Ewan Colman presents his work on social heterogeneity at the SIAM Network Science meeting
  • June | Shweta, Pratha, and Ewan will all be presenting talks at NetSci'17
  • May | We are celebrating the life and legacy of Ellis McKenzie at the McKenzie Symposium at Fogarty
  • May | Applications are due soon for the Georgetown-SESYNC Postdoctoral Fellowship.
  • April | We are hosting Maciek Boni of PSU and OCRU for discussions on antibiotic resistance, flu dynamics!
  • April | Lead author Pratha Sah has published her work on modular social structure in PNAS
  • February | Vittoria Colizza of INSERM will be visiting us for an extended visit. Very excited!
  • January | Pratha Sah wins the Biology Outstanding Graduate Student Award
  • January | We are hosting Sam Scarpino for research discussions

2016

  • December | Elizabeth Lee wins the Outstanding Student Abstract award at the ISDS annual meeting
  • December | Undergrad Anne Ewing and grad student Elizabeth Lee publish new work on influenza dynamics during the winter holidays in JID
  • November | Shweta co-edits special issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases on Big Data and Infectious Diseases
  • November | Elizabeth Lee publishes work on spatial big data for infectious disease modeling
  • November | Elizabeth Lee will be presenting at the MISMS meeting on flu spatial hetrogeneity
  • November | Shweta will be speaking at an MBI workshop on Population Models
  • October | Shweta speaks at the ICBI Symposium at Georgetown
  • September | Ewan Colman presents at CCS'16 on social hetrogeneity and ants
  • August | The Bansal Lab turns 4 years old this month!
  • August | Casey Zipfel joins the lab as a Biology PhD student. Welcome!
  • August | Pratha Sah will be presenting at ESA 2016
  • July | Stephan Leu joins the group as a Endeavour Postdoctoral Fellow. Welcome!
  • June | Shweta will be speaking at the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society Annual Meeting.
  • May | Pratha Sah publishes new work on contact dynamics in desert tortoises
  • May | Lorenzo Pellis is visiting us
  • May | Madison Pachoe wins the Georgetown Biology Medal. Congratulations!
  • April | Olivia Reyes wins the Raines fellowship for independent summer research on flu spatio-temporal dynamics.
  • April | Daniel Fields wins the Kalorama fellowship for summer research on vaccine hesitancy.
  • April | Kristen Spies and Kristofer Muzzi are awarded the GUROP summer fellowship.
  • April | Shweta will be presenting a seminar at UT Austin Integrative Biology
  • March | Eamon O'Dea publishes work on PEDV in US swine populations
  • March | Elizabeth Lee develops a new software tool to calculate an influenza severity index
  • March | Elizabeth Lee publishes new work on influenza severity

2015

  • November | Elizabeth Lee presents her work at meetin on ID & Big Data at NIAID
  • October | Former undergrad Eric Mooring publishes work on influenza revaccination
  • September | Shweta speaks at Contagion'15 at the Conference on Complex Systems
  • July | Ewan Colman and Sandra Goldlust join the lab. Welcome!
  • June | Pratha Sah and Elizabeth Lee successfully defend their comprehensive proposals
  • May | Shweta presents work at the SIAM Meeting on Dynamical Systems
  • March | Shweta presents work on swine disease dynamics at the National Institute for Animal Agriculture
  • March | Shweta gives a guest lecture at George Mason