Dr. David Alonso is visiting our lab

Dr. David Alonso is a Ramon y Cajal researcher in The Blanes Centre for Advanced Studies, in Spain. He is now visiting our lab as a Tinker Fellow of the University of Chicago and will give a course about stochastic processes in ecology. Welcome!

Meeting at the UCDelhi Center

Meeting at the UCDelhi Center

Mercedes and Mauricio went to Delhi for a great meeting at the UCDelhi Center on Cities, Climate Forcing and Infectious Diseases.  Thank you for all the support of the Center and to participants from India and other parts of the world.

David Alonso nominated a Tinker Fellow

The Center for Latin American Studies has nominated David Alonso (CSIC, Catalunya) as a Tinker Fellow.  David will be spending the fall here at UC working on the transmission dynamics of mosquito-borne infections, and on stochastic theory for patterns of species’...

Pamela’s paper accepted to PLoS One

Bravo Pamela for the paper on prediction of cholera cases in Dhaka with the 2015-16 El Niño now in press in PloS One.  We learnt from the lack of an epidemic that local environmental conditions linking this global climate driver to disease spread are changing...

Support from the Center for Latin American Studies

The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at UC has awarded us support for a working group here at the university with colleagues from Rio de Janeiro working on dengue in the city.  Claudia Codeço, Oswaldo Cruz (FioCruz) and Flavio Coelho (Institute G. Vargas) will...