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Synthesizing and Predicting Infectious Disease while Accounting for Endogenous Risk (SPIDER)


Publications

McAlarnen L, Smith K, Brownstein JS, Jerde C. 2014. Internet and free press are associated with reduced lags in global outbreak reporting. PLOS Currents Outbreaks. [Online]

Camacho ET, Melara LA, Villalobos MC, Wirkus S. 2013 (Published online). Optimal control in the treatment of Retinitis Pigmentosa. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. [Online]

Morin BR, Fenichel EP, Castillo-Chavez C. 2013. SIR dynamics with economically driven contact rates. Natural Resource Modeling, 26(4): 505-525. [Online]

Ceddia MG. 2012. Optimal disease and eradication in sympatric metapopulations. Environmental and Resource Economics, 52(4): 499-530. [Online]

Hamer SA, Hickling GJ, Sidge JL, Walker ED, Tsao JI. 2012. Synchronous phenology of juvenile Ixodes scapularis, vertebrate host relationships, and associated patterns of Borrelia burgdorferi ribotypes in the midwestern United States. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 3(2012): 65-74. [Online]

Rosen ME, Hamer SA, Gerhardt RR, Jones CJ, Muller LI, Scott MC, Hickling GJ. 2012. Borrelia burgdorferi not detected in widespread Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from white-tailed deer in Tennessee. Journal of Medical Entomology, 49(6): 1473-1480. [Online]

Stromdahl EY, Hickling GJ. 2012. Beyond lyme: Aetiology of tick-borne human diseases with emphasis on the south-eastern United States. Zoonoses and Public Health, 59(issue suplement s2): 48-64. [Online]

Ceddia MG, Bartlett M, DeLucia C, Perrings C. 2011. On the regulation of spatial externalities: coexistence between GM and conventional crops in the EU and the 'newcomer principle.' The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 55(1): 126-143. [Online]

Fenichel EP, Castillo-Chaves C, Ceddia MG, Chowell G, Gonzalez-Parra PA, Hickling GJ, Holloway G, Horan R, Morin B, Perrings C, Springborn M, Velazquez L, Villalobos C. 2011. Adaptive human behavior in epidemiological models. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(15): 6306-6311. [Online]

Gonzalez-Parra PA. 2011. Dissertation: Optimal Control applied to a discrete influenza model. University of Texas, El Paso.

Gonzalez-Parra PA, Lee S, Velazquez L, Castillo-Chavez C. 2011. A note on the use of optimal control on a discrete time model of influenza dynamics. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 8(1): 183-197. [Online]

Horan RD, Fenichel EP, Melstrom RT. 2011. Wildlife disease bioeconomics. International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, 5(1):23-61. [Online]

Horan RD, Melstrom RT. 2011. No sympathy for the devil. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 62(3): 367-385. [Online]

Brock WA, Kinzig AP, Perrings C. 2010. Modeling the economics of biodiversity and environmental heterogeneity. Environmental and Resource Economics, 46: 43-58. [PDF]

Fenichel EP, Horan RD, Hickling GJ. 2010. Management of Infectious Wildlife Diseases: Bridging Conventional and Bioeconomic Approaches. Ecological Applications, 20(4): 903-914. [Online]

Fenichel EP, Horan RD, Hickling GJ. 2010. Bioeconomic Management of Invasive Insect-Vectored Diseases. Biological Invasions, 12(9): 2877-2893. [Online]

Gonzalez-Parra PA, Velazquez L, Villalobos C, Castillo-Chavez C. 2010. Optimal control applied to a discrete influenza model. In: Angeli F (Ed.), Operations Research for Patient-Centered Health Care Delivery, Proceedings of the XXXVI International ORAHS Conference, ISBN 13:9788856825954. [PDF]   [PDF of ppt presentation]

Hamer SA, Tsao JI, Walker ED, Hickling GJ. 2010. Invasion of the Lyme Disease vector Ixodes scapularis: Implications for Borrelia burgdorferi endemicity. Ecohealth, 7(1): 47-63. [Online]

Horan RD, Fenichel EP, Wolf CA, Gramig BM. 2010. Managing infectious animal disease systems. Annual Review of Resource Economics, 2010(2): 101-124. [PDF]

Perrings C, Burgiel S, Lonsdale WM, Mooney H, Williamson M. 2010. International cooperation in the solution to trade-related invasive species risks. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1195: 198-212. [Online] [PDF]

Perrings C. 2010. Exotic effects of capital accumulation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(27): 12063-12064. [Online]

Presentations

Camacho ET, Melara L, Villalobos C, Wirkus S. July 2011. An optimal control mathematical model for photoreceptor interactions. 7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Vancouver, British Columbia.

Gonzalez-Parra PA. 2011. Comparacion de estrategias para resolver un problema de control optimo en epidemiologia. 7 Congreso Latinoamericano.

Gonzalez-Parra PA. 11 November 2011. Point methods applied to a discrete time influenza model. UTEP Research Experience.

Gonzalez-Parra P, Velazquez L. June 2011. Optimization techniques for solving epidemiological problems. Mathematical, Computational & Modeling Sciences Center, Workshop on Heterogeneity and Ecologies, Phoenix, AZ.

Gonzalez-Parra P. April 2011. Poster: Treatment and social distancing on a discrete time influenza model. IDHD Symposium, Univ. of Texas El Paso.

Gonzalez-Parra P. March 2011. Optimal control on a discrete time influenza model. SIAM conference on Computational Science and Engineering. Reno, Nevada.

Gonzalez-Parra P. January 2011. Optimal control on a discrete time influenza model. Mathematics in Emerging Infectious Disease Management. Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Gonzalez-Parra P. November 2010. Optimal control on a discrete time influenza model. NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science and Computational Sciences. Univ. of Texas El Paso.

Zamora Z, Villalobos C, Chowell G. September 2010. Optimal control of tuberculosis transmission. HESTEC Conference, Univ. of Texas Pan-American, Edinburg, Texas.

Gonzalez-Parra P, Velazquez L, Villalobos C, Castillo-Chavez C. July 2010. Optimal control applied to a discrete influenza model, XXXVI International ORAHS Conference. Genova, Italy.

Xie F, Horan RD. July 2010. Selected poster: Optimal control of brucellosis in bison in the Yellowstone National Park Area. Agricultural and Applied Economic Association Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.

Horan RD, Melstrom RT. June 2010. No sympathy for the devil: Comparing test-and- removal versus test-and-translocation strategies for disease management. World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists. Montreal, Canada.

Gonzalez-Parra P, Velazquez L, Villalobos C, Castillo-Chavez C. April 2010. On a parameter estimation technique for solving an Influenza Model. 7th NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science and Computational Sciences. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.

Zamora Z, Villalobos C, Chowell G. September 2010. Optimal control of tuberculosis transmission. University of Texas System NSF-LSAMP Conference, El Paso, TX.

Gonzalez-Parra PA. 2009. Poster: Computational methods for infectious diseases. Bioinformatics Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Gonzalez-Parra PA. 2009. The role of travel treatment and social distancing: The case of influenza in Mexico 2009. SIAM National Conference, Denver, CO.

Jerde C, Daszak P, Finnoff D, Lodge D, Smith K. October 2009. The parallels of emerging infectious diseases and biological invasions: The biology behind an economic risk model. OSC2 DIVERSITAS Conference. Cape Town, South Africa.

Horan RD, Xepapadeas A. July 2009. Coevolution of livestock diseases and management choices. Agricultural and Applied Economic Association Annual Meeting. Milwaukee, WI.

Xie F, Horan RD, Wolf CA, Mathews K. July 2009. A gravity model of bovine TB in the US. Agricultural and Applied Economic Association Annual Meeting. Milwaukee, WI.

Gonzalez-Parra P, Velazquez L, Argaez M, Castillo-Chávez C, Fenichel E. March 2009. Computational methods in infectious diseases. Genetics: Traits disease, and variant discovery. Santa Fe, NM.

Meetings/Workshops

Ceddia MG. June 2010. Anaging epidemics in metapopulations: Do non-convexities matter for policy? Organized session at the 4th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists. Montreal, CA.

Fenichel E, et. Al. June 2010. Special Session: Economics of epidemics and infectious disease. World Congress for Environmental and Resource Economics, Montreal, CA.

Fenichel F, Castillo-Chavez C, Ceddia M, Chowell G, Gonzalez-Parra P, Hickling G, Holloway G, Horan R, Morin B, Perrings C, Springborn M, Velazquez L, Villalobos C. June 2010. Epidemiological models with human economic behavior. Organized Session: 4th World Congress for Environmental and Resource Economics, Montreal, Canada.

Morin B, Fenichel E, Castillo-Chavez C. June 2010. A brief look at economic structure in epidemiology. Organized session at the 4th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Montreal, CA.

Perrings C et. al. 2011. Modeling anthropogenic effects in the spread of infectious diseases. NSF/NIH. $1.6 million. Accepted.

Grants/Proposals

Jerde C, Daszak P, Finnoff D, Smith K, Chadderton WL, Lodge D. 2009. Uncertainty in net present value emerging from punctuate rare event damages: Emerging infectious diseases and biological invasions. Organized session.

Media Coverage

Crawley, C. 2011. To meet, greet or retreat during influenza outbreaks? EurekAlert

To meet, greet or retreat during influenza outbreaks? ScienceDaily, March 28, 2011.


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