York University

Summer School on Mathematics of Infectious Diseases Program


Calculus on call: Between 2:00-4:30 pm on Saturday, May 18, Professor Fred Brauer (University of British Columbia) will be available to give a tutorial on “mathematics before the summer school” that will be useful for students who need to refresh their university calculus and linear algebra. This session will take place in room 1004 Technology-Enhanced Learning building.


Sunday, May 19

Room 0006, Technology-Enhanced Learning Bldg.


8:00 – 8:30


Breakfast and registration


8:30 – 8:45


Opening Remarks


8:45 – 10:15


David Fisman (University of Toronto)
“Introduction to Epidemiology I: Measuring Disease;
Introduction to Epidemiology II: Causation”


10:15 – 10:40


Coffee Break


10:40 – 12:10


Fred Brauer (University of British Columbia)
“Introduction to Compartmental Models I”


12:10 – 14:00


Lunch


14:00 – 14:30


Individual Introduction


14:30 – 15:30


Fred Brauer (University of British Columbia)

“Introduction to Compartmental Models II”


15:30 – 16:30


Eduardo Massad (University of Sao Paulo)
Public Lecture: “The Analytic Philosophy of Mathematical Epidemiology”


17:00 – 19:00


Reception at Blackcreek Village (on campus)
Map to be provided

Monday, May 20

Room 0006, Technology-Enhanced Learning Bldg.


8:00 – 8:30


Breakfast


8:30 – 10:00


Linda J.S. Allen (Texas Tech University)
“Stochastic Epidemic Models I"


10:00 – 10:30


Coffee Break


10:30 – 12:00


James Watmough (University of New Brunswick)
“Calculation of the Basic Reproduction Number”


12:00 – 14:30


Lunch


14:30 – 15:30


Jane Heffernan (York University)
“Case study: measles”


15:30 – 16:30


Jane Heffernan (York University)
“Organize groups & group project meetings; tour of labs and software”

Tuesday, May 21

Room 1004, Technology-Enhanced Learning Bldg.


8:00 – 8:30


Breakfast


8:30 – 10:00


Julien Arino (University of Manitoba)
“Metapopulation models”


10:00 – 10:30


Coffee Break


10:30 – 12:00


Linda J.S. Allen (Texas Tech University)
“Stochastic Endemic Models II"


12:00 – 14:30


Lunch


14:30 – 16:30


All instructors and students
“Brief introduction to modeling strategies, and formal discussion/project session”

Wednesday, May 22

Room 1004, Technology-Enhanced Learning Bldg.


8:00 – 8:30


Breakfast


8:30 – 10:00


Ping Yan (Public Health Agency of Canada)
The Waiting Time Paradox and biases in infectious diseases observational data


10:00 – 10:30


Coffee Break


10:30 – 12:00


Ying-Hen Hsieh (China Medical University)
Modeling and analysis with public health data


12:00 – 14:30


Lunch


14:30 – 15:30


Eduardo Massad (University of Sao Paulo)
“Risk”


15:30 – 16:30


Group projects

Thursday, May 23

Room BA 1190, Bahen Centre, Fields Institute
40 St. George Street, Toronto ON


8:30 – 9:00


Breakfast


9:00 – 10:00


Mirjam Kretzschmar (Utrecht University)
Public Lecture: “Modelling STI and HIV transmission using pair formation models”


10:00 – 10:30


Coffee Break


10:30 – 12:15


Odo Diekmann (Utrecht University)
“Structured population models for infectious diseases”

Friday, May 24

Room 0010, Technology-Enhanced Learning Bldg.


8:00 – 8:30


Breakfast


8:30 – 9:30


Pauline van den Driessche (University of Victoria)
“Case study: influenza modeling”


9:30 – 10:30


Seyed Moghadas (York University)
“Introduction to agent-based simulation”


10:30 – 11:00


Coffee Break


11:00 – 12:00


Julien Arino and Kamran Khan
“Case study: disease spread and global travel”


12:00 – 13:30


Lunch


13:30 – 14:30


Huaiping Zhu (York University)
“Vector-borne disease modeling and climate impact”


14:30 – 15:30


Jane Heffernan (York University)
“Network Models”


15:30 – 17:30


Group projects

Saturday, May 25

Room 0006, Technology-Enhanced Learning Bldg.


8:00 – 8:30


Breakfast


8:30 – 10:30


Beate Sander (Public Health Ontario)
“Cost-effectiveness analysis”


10:30 – 11:00


Coffee Break


11:00 – 12:00


Pauline van den Driessche (University of Victoria)
“Case study: cholera”


12:00 – 14:30


Lunch


14:30 – 16:30


Group projects

Sunday, May 26

Room 0006, Technology-Enhanced Learning Bldg.


8:00 – 8:30


Breakfast


8:30 – 9:30


Jane Heffernan (York University)
“Introduction to in-host modeling”


9:30 – 10:00


Coffee Break


10:00 – 11:30


Public Lecture: Carlos Castillo-Chavez (Arizona State University)
“ Public Security Infectious Diseases and Public Health: Challenges in Emergent and Re-Emergent Diseases”


11:30 – 13:30


Lunch


13:30 – 17:00


Group project presentations (I)

Monday, May 27

Room 1004, Technology-Enhanced Learning Bldg.


8:00 – 8:30


Breakfast


8:30 – 10:00


Group project presentations (II)


10:00 – 10:30


Coffee Break


10:30 – 12:00


Group project presentations (III)


12:00 – 12:15


Closing


Centre for Disease Modelling, York Institute for Health Research
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3
Tel: +1(416)736-5941
Fax: +1(416)736-5986