Dr. Jianhong Wu and Dr. Yawen Xu were invited to participate in the Research Matters Parliament Hill Pop-Up Research Park organized by the Council of Ontario Universities on May 18, 2016.
Professor Xiaodi Li, an alumni member of LIAM and a professor in the Department of Mathematics at Shangdong Normal University, receives a prestigious award from the Chinese Ministry of Education.
Dr. Jianhong Wu and three alumni members: Lydia Bourouiba, Rongsong Liu, and Daniel Munther convened in Knoxville, Tennessee to attend the NIMBioS Working Group: Models of Produce Contamination meeting on the topic of fresh produce food safety at the interface between mathematical modelling and empirical data.
A postdoc position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Renata Ivanek in the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at Cornell University. The successful candidate will lead a project on mathematical modeling of infectious agents that transmit indirectly, through contaminated environments, such as food, water, surfaces and fomites (e.g., avian influenza viruses in […]
Cantech Letter published an article indicating that Canada needs to revamp its vaccine policy following the recent publication of a research paper, Economic Evaulation of Vaccines in Canada: A Systematic Review, in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics.
Ryerson and York University have published a joint research news release about work conducted by LIAM members. Dr. Xi Huo talks about how a new mathematical model may save more lives during an Ebola outbreak. The scientific journal, Treatment-donation-stockpile dynamics in Ebola convalescent blood transfusion therapy, will appear in the March 2016 issue of the […]
(July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017 with possible renewal) Applications are invited for one postdoctoral fellow in Mathematical Biology in the Department of Mathematics at Ryerson University (http://math.ryerson.ca/). The research will be led jointly by Drs. Kunquan Lan (Ryerson University) and Jianhong Wu (York University). Candidates should have experience and interest in research in […]
We are looking for a PhD student that will work closely with Dr. Amro Zayed and Dr. Jianhong Wu at York University’s Center for Disease Modeling to develop theory and models for understanding the genetic load in social insects. This will build upon some of our earlier work, see Zayed and Packer, 2005, PNAS 102:10742-10746. […]
1 Sep 2015: Dr. Laurent Pujo-Manjouet, a recognized active researcher in mathematical biology, visited LIAM and presented a Distinguished Lecture on Mad Cow Disease and how collaborations between biologists and mathematics lead to a new discovery about prion formation. Links to the video recordings of Dr. Pujo-Manjouet's talk is provided: Part one Part two