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Epidemiology Seminar – Kasia Pawelek, USCB
UGA College of Public Health
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Fall 2019 Seminar Series
Modeling Mosquito Migration Patterns and Infection Caused by West Nile Virus
This week’s guest speaker is: Kasia Pawelek, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of South Carolina, Beufort
The seminar will take place on Fri. Sept. 27, 2019 in Room 217 of Russell Hall on the UGA Health Sciences Campus.
Speaker Bio: Dr. Kasia Pawelek in Associate Professor of Mathematics at University of South Carolina Beaufort. She finished her Ph.D. at Oakland University in Michigan. Dr. Pawelek’s main projects consist of modeling infectious diseases caused by Influenza and West Nile viruses. Her research focuses on providing a better understanding of the complex processes of an infection and the use of control strategies. She is an adviser of the Mathematical Modeling Research Group, where she offers students opportunities to directly apply and broaden the knowledge from their mathematics, computational science and biology courses and make connections between them.
Everyone is welcome to attend! For questions, contact Andreas Handel.