Meeting announcement: “Modeling the Spread and Control of Ebola in W. Africa”, Atlanta, GA, Jan 22-23, 2015

Of possible interest:

Modeling the Spread and Control of Ebola in W. Africa
Historic Academy of Medicine @ Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA, USA
Jan 22-23, 2015


Please see attached for an image and pdf meeting flyer. The organizing committee includes Pinar Keskinocak and Fred Vannberg from Georgia Tech, as well as Rustom Antia (Emory), John Drake (UGA), Jonathan Dushoff (McMaster), John Glasser (CDC) and Lauren Meyers (UT-Austin).

The meeting will begin at 8:30am on Jan 22 and conclude by 1:30pm on Jan 23. Note that there is a $50 registration fee for all participants before Jan 8, 2015. This fee includes access to all events, as well as breakfasts, lunches and coffee breaks for the 1.5 day meeting.

We have a maximum capacity of 200 individuals on-site. We also expect to be able to offer travel awards targeted to young researchers and participants from developing countries – preference will be given to those who intend to present a poster at the meeting.

Please distribute to colleagues, questions should be addressed to:



Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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