Publications

Preprints

Social fluidity mobilizes infectious disease in human and animal populations
Ewan Colman, Shweta Bansal

The reachability of contagion in temporal contact networks: how disease latency can exploit the rhythm of human behavior
Ewan Colman, Kristen Spies, Shweta Bansal

Identifying the dynamic contact network of infectious disease spread
Pratha Sah, Shweta Bansal

Disease implications of animal social organization and network structure - a quantitative analysis
Pratha Sah, Jose Mendez, Janet Mann, Shweta Bansal

Socio-environmental and measurement factors drive spatial variation in influenza-like illness
Elizabeth Lee, Ali Arab, Sandra Goldlust, Cecile Viboud, Shweta Bansal

Livestock market data for modeling disease spread among US cattle
Ian Carroll, Shweta Bansal

2017

Unraveling the disease consequence and mechanisms of modular structure in animal social networks
Pratha Sah, Stephan Leu, Paul Cross, Peter Hudson, Shweta Bansal
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(16), 2017

Data-driven models of foot-and-mouth disease dynamics: a review
Laura Pomeroy, Shweta Bansal, Mike Tildesley, Karla Moreon-Torres, Mark Moritz, Ningchuan Xiao, Tim Carpenter, Rebecca Garabed
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 64, 2017

Contact, travel and transmission: The impact of winter holidays on influenza dynamics in the United States
Anne Ewing, Elizabeth Lee, Cecile Viboud, Shweta Bansal
Journal of Infectious Diseases, 215(5), pg 732-739, 2017

2016

Big data for infectious disease surveillance and modeling
Shweta Bansal, Gerardo Chowell, Lone Simonsen, Alessandro Vespignani, Cecile Viboud
Journal of Infectious Diseases, 214(S4), S375-S379, 2016

Mind the scales: Harnessing spatial big data for infectious disease surveillance and inference
Elizabeth Lee, Jason Asher, Sandra Goldlust, John Kraemer, Andrew Lawson, Shweta Bansal
Journal of Infectious Diseases, 214(S4), pg S409-S413, 2016

Mathematical models to characterize early epidemic growth: A Review
Gerardo Chowell, Lisa Sattenspiel, Shweta Bansal, Cecile Viboud
Physics of Life Reviews, 18, pg 66-97, 2016

Inferring social structure and its drivers from refuge use in the desert tortoise, a relatively social species
Pratha Sah, Kenneth Nussear, Todd Esque, Christina Aiello, Peter Hudson, Shweta Bansal
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 70(8), pg 1277-1289, 2016

Host contact and shedding patterns clarify variation in pathogen exposure and transmission in threatened tortoise Gopherus agassizii: Implications for disease modelling and management
Christina Aiello, Ken Nussear, Todd Esque, Patrick Emblidge, Pratha Sah, Shweta Bansal, Peter Hudson
Journal of Animal Ecology, 85(3), pg 829-842, 2016

Using heterogeneity in the population structure of U.S. swine farms to compare transmission models for porcine epidemic diarrhoea
Eamon O'Dea, Harry Snelson, Shweta Bansal
Scientific Reports, 6:22248, 2016

Increasing Herd immunity with influenza revaccination
Eric Mooring, Shweta Bansal
Epidemiology and Infection, 144(6), pg 1267-77, 2016

2015

Detecting signals of seasonal influenza severity through age dynamics
Elizabeth Lee, Cecile Viboud, Lone Simonsen, Farid Khan, Shweta Bansal
BMC Infectious Diseases, 15 (587), 2015

Social, spatial, and temporal organization in a complex insect society
Lauren Quevillon, Ephraim Hanks, Shweta Bansal, David Hughes
Scientific Reports, 5:13393, 2015

Modeling infectious disease dynamics in the complex landscape of global health
Hans Heesterbeek, Roy Anderson, Viggo Andreassen, Shweta Bansal, Daniela De Angelis, Chris Dye, Ken Eames, John Edmunds, Simon Frost, Sebastian Funk, Deirdre Hollingsworth, Thomas House, Valerie Isham, Petra Klepac, Justin Lessler, Jamie Llyod-Smith, Jess Metcalf, Denis Mollison, Lorenzo Pellis, Juliet Pulliam, Mick Roberts, Cecile Viboud
Science, 347(6227), 2015

Nine challenges in incorporating the dynamics of behaviour in infectious diseases models
Sebastian Funk, Shweta Bansal, Chris Bauch, Ken Eames, John Edmunds, Alison Galvani, Petra Klepac
Epidemics, 10, 21-25, 2015

Eight challenges for network epidemic models
Lorenzo Pellis, Frank Ball, Shweta Bansal, Ken Eames, Thomas House, Valerie Isham, Pieter Trapman
Epidemics, 10, 58-62, 2015

Six challenges in measuring contact networks for use in modeling
Ken Eames, Shweta Bansal, Simon Frost, Ken Eames, Steve Riley
Epidemics, 10, 72-77, 2015

Assessing the use of antiviral treamement to control influenza
Sarah Kramer, Shweta Bansal
Epidemiology and Infection, 143(8), pg 1621-1631, 2015

2014

Disease dynamics during wildlife translocations: disruptions to the host population and potential consequences for transmission in desert tortoise contact networks
Christina Aiello, Ken Nussear, Andrew Walde, Todd Esque, Patrick Emblidge, Pratha Sah, Shweta Bansal, Peter Hudson
Animal Conservation, 17, pg 27-39, 2014

Exploring community structure in biological networks with random graphs
Pratha Sah, Lisa O. Singh, Aaron Clauset, Shweta Bansal
BMC Bioinformatics, 15(220), 2014

2013

Inferring contact network heterogeneity from common epidemic data
Conrad Stack, Shweta Bansal, V.S. Anil Kumar, Bryan Grenfell
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 10(78), 2013

Mixed Methods Pilot Study of Sharing Behaviors among Waterpipe Smokers of Rural Lao PDR: Implications for Infectious Disease Transmission
Robyn Martin, Sahar Safaee, Khamphithoun Somsamouth, Boualoy Mounivong, Ryan Sinclair, Shweta Bansal, Pramil Singh
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10(6), pg 2120-2132, 2013

2012 and earlier

The impact of past epidemics on future disease dynamics
Shweta Bansal, Lauren Ancel Meyers
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 309, pg 176-184, 2012

Statistical Inference to advance network models in epidemiology
David Welch*, Shweta Bansal*, David Hunter
Epidemics, 3(1), pg 38-45, 2011

Fast Community Detection for Dynamic Complex Networks
Shweta Bansal, Sanjukta Bhowmick, Prashant Paymal
Complex Networks in Communications in Computer and Information Science, 116, 2011

The dynamic nature of contact networks in epidemiology
Shweta Bansal, Jonathan Read, Babak Pourbohloul, Lauren Ancel Meyers
Journal of Biological Dynamics, 4(5), pg 478-489, 2010

The shifting demographic landscape of influenza
Shweta Bansal, Babak Pourbohloul, Nathaniel Hupert, Bryan Grenfell, Lauren Ancel Meyers
PLoS One, 5(2), 2010

Exploring biological network structure with clustered random networks
Shweta Bansal, Shashank Khandelwal, Lauren Ancel Meyers
BMC Bioinformatics, 10(405), 2009

When individual behavior matters: homogeneous and network models in epidemiology
Shweta Bansal, Bryan Grenfell, Lauren Ancel Meyers
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 4(16), 2007

Network fraility and the geometry of herd immunity
Matthew Ferrari, Shweta Bansal, Lauren Ancel Meyers, Ottar Bjornstad
Proc R Soc Lond B Bio Sci, 273(1602), 2006

A comparative analysis of influenza vaccination programs
Shweta Bansal, Babak Pourbohloul, Lauren Ancel Meyers
PLoS Medicine, 3(10), 2006

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