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Inference of epidemiological dynamics using sequence data: application to influenza

Viboud, C (National Institutes of Health)
Wednesday 21 August 2013, 11:30-12:00

Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute

Abstract

In the past decade, there has been a rapid increase in the availability of high-resolution viral sequence and epidemiological data, combined with developments in statistical and computational methods to simulate and infer the population dynamics of viral infections. Sequence-based approaches have provided key insights into the spatial and temporal dynamics of influenza A viruses in humans. In this talk, we will review and contrast findings from phylogenetic and epidemiologic studies of influenza population dynamics.

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