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ID Epi Seminar Series: On the predictability of infectious disease outbreaks, Samuel Scarpino, PhD, Northeastern University
March 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Samuel Scarpino, PhD, Assistant Professor, Network Science Institute, Northeastern University
Talk title: On the predictability of infectious disease outbreaks
Biography: Samuel V. Scarpino is a complex systems scientist investigating questions at the intersection of network science, human behavior, and disease. His work spans a broad range of topics, including: infectious disease modeling, forecasting in complex systems, genetic topology of disease, and decision making under uncertainty. Sam is an Assistant Professor of Marine & Environmental Sciences and Physics and is a core faculty member in the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University. He earned a Ph.D. in integrative biology from The University of Texas at Austin in 2013 was a Santa Fe Institute Omidyar Postdoctoral Fellow from 2013 – 2016.