May 31

York’s Big Data Research at Parliament Hill

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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.

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Apr 15

NIMBioS Working Groups: Models of Produce Contamination

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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.

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Mar 11

Canada needs to revamp its vaccine policy, says expert panel

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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.

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Feb 22

New Mathematical Model for Ebola Can Help Save Lives

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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 […]

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Sep 01

CAIMS Distinguished Lecture in Mathematical Biology at LIAM by Dr. Laurent Pujo-Manjouet

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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

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