MEPI-MS08

# Advances in Infectious Disease Modeling

#### Tuesday, June 15 at 11:30am (PDT)

Tuesday, June 15 at 07:30pm (BST)

Wednesday, June 16 03:30am (KST)

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Tuesday (Wednesday) during the "MS08" time block.

**MS09-MEPI**(click here).

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**Organizers:**

#### Lihong Zhao (University of California Merced, United States), Ling Xue (Harbin Engineering University, China), Suzanne Sindi (University of California Merced, United States)

**Description**:

This mini-symposium will bring together established and up-and-coming researchers to explore how mathematical and computational models can be applied to address public health challenges for a wide range of infectious diseases, including Wolbachia, Ebola, COVID-19, etc. The presentations will range from theoretical perspective, such as developing models to better understand the transmission dynamics and spatiotemporal patterns, to more applied aspects, such as fitting models to evaluate the impact of control strategies. Current mathematical and computational modeling challenges will also be discussed.

#### Folashade Agusto

*(Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, United States)*

###### "Playing with fire: Modeling the effects of prescribed fire on Lyme disease"

#### Fabian Santiago

*(Department of Applied Mathematics, University of California Merced, United States)*

###### "Mathematical Assessment of Intervention Strategies for Mitigating COVID-19 Transmission in a University Setting "

#### Zhuolin Qu

*(Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas at San Antonio, United States)*

###### "Modeling the invasion wave of Wolbachia in mosquitoes for controlling mosquito-borne diseases"

#### Christopher Remien

*(Department of Mathematics and Statistical Sciences, University of Idaho, United States)*