Upcoming events

Title Event type Presenter Date
Clinic on the Meaningful Modelling of Epidemiological Data (MMED) Workshop Various 27-05-2019
Introduction to Epidemiology and Research Methodology Course Dr Jo Barnes 05-03-2019

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Past events

Title Event type Presenter Date
Incorporating ‘rare mutations’ into in-vivo models of HIV replication. Seminar Prof Alex Welte 08-02-2019
Clinic on Dynamical Approaches to Infectious Disease Data Workshop Various 16-12-2018
Designing effective control of mosquito-borne diseases by combining interventions Seminar Dr Tom Hladish 12-12-2018
Infectious disease forecasts: application to influenza and Ebola Seminar Cecile Viboud 30-11-2018
Software Engineering Workshop for Applied Mathematical Sciences (SEAMS) Workshop Various Faculty Leads 26-11-2018
Joint modelling of HCV and HIV from cross-sectional serological data Seminar Birhanu Ayele 23-11-2018
My Potential research projects for 2019 Seminar Marijn Hazelburg 21-11-2018
Use of a Home-based Testing Program for Longitudinal Estimation of HIV Incidence in Namibia’s Zambezi Region Seminar Andrew Maher 16-11-2018
Estimated impact of HPV vaccines on infection burden: the effect of structural assumptions Seminar Cari Van Schalkwyk 09-11-2018
Age-Mixing Patterns and Associations Between Patner Age Differences and Relationship Charactersitics that Affect HIV Trasnmission Risk Master's Defence Emmanuel Muema Dominic 07-11-2018
“A multisite analysis of population based cross-sectional HIV/AIDS data to assess the cascade of care in the era of wide spread preventive and treatment programs in four high HIV prevalence sub-Saharan countries: Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, and Zimbabwe”. Student Seminar Menard Chihana 31-10-2018
PROMOTING FUTURE HEALTH. Why are our children and what they learn in school so important? Seminar Andrew MacNab 26-10-2018
The impact of pre-exposure prophylaxis on HIV antibody maturation Seminar Ivana Parker 19-10-2018
The weakest link: Exploring global uncertainty and sensitivity of extinction probability for tsetse flies (Glossina spp) Seminar Elisha Are 17-10-2018
Estimating and monitoring child health at population level: A model-based assessment of health facility-based data. Student Seminar Tracy Glass 10-10-2018
A population's STI prevalence is largely determined by the connectivity of its sexual network and the genital microbiome this produces Seminar Prof Chris Kenyon 05-10-2018
TB-associated mortality in South Africa: longitudinal trends and the impact of health system interventions. Student Seminar Muhammad Osman 03-10-2018
Vaccination against TB: old dog and new tricks Seminar Assoc. Prof Tom Scriba 28-09-2018
Trying to better understand the burden of childhood tuberculosis: accidental adventures in modelling Seminar Dr James A Seddon 21-09-2018
Sacema research days Conference Various 10-09-2018
The Future and Past Impact of Early Access to Art on HIV Incidence in Eswatini: A Modelling Study Seminar Prof Wim Delva 31-08-2018
Challenges and Opportunities in Epidemiological Forecasting Seminar Prof Juliet Pulliam 17-08-2018
Biophysical approaches to host-pathogen cellular interactions Seminar Dr Rhoda J Hawkins 10-08-2018
Advanced Epidemiological Methods Course Dr Matthew Fox 30-07-2018
Modeling and simulation to optimize HIV prevention research: group discussion Seminar Prof Wim Delva 09-07-2018
Introduction to R: Management, exploration, and communication of data Course Dr Roxanne Beauclair 02-07-2018
Clinic on Meaningful Modelling of Epidemiological Data (MMED) Workshop Various 28-05-2018
Optimal HIV testing strategies to increase HIV diagnosis in South Africa Seminar Dr Leigh Johnson 25-05-2018
Introducing non-reversible nucleotide substitution models in HIV phylogenetic inference Seminar Rita Sianga 23-05-2018
Individual-Based Modelling in Epidemiology Course Prof. Wim Delva & Dr. Lander Willem 14-05-2018
Comparing Methods for Approximate Bayesian Computation Seminar Zenabu Suboi 09-05-2018
On the efficiency of HIV models: Insights through discrete time HIV models. Seminar Dr Sarudzai Showa 04-05-2018
The significance of mathematical models in oncology: Describing the dynamics of cancer progression and treatment. Seminar Dr Larisse Bolton 02-05-2018
Strengthen Immunization Programs in Africa and Opportunities for Modelling Seminar Dr Benjamin Kagina 20-04-2018
Modelling the evolution of influenza across scales. Seminar Venetia Karamitsou 18-04-2018
Applications of group theory in Mathematical Biology. Seminar Prof Kesh Govinder 13-04-2018
Possible implications of a correlation between sexual risk behaviour and treatment status. Seminar Elise Kuylen 12-04-2018
Evidence-Based Medicine in Vaccinology: A Study of Hepatitis A in South Africa. Seminar Jenna Patterson 11-04-2018
Epidemiology of albinism and population genetics Seminar Prof Mark Roberts & Dr Patricia Lund 06-04-2018
Vaccine decision making in South Africa: A discrete choice experiment Seminar Frederik Verelst 04-04-2018
Quantitative Risk Assessment for African Horse Sickness in Live Horses Exported from South Africa. Seminar John Grewar 23-03-2018
Rubella vaccine introduction in the South African public health sector: mathematical modelling for decision making. Seminar Dr Nkengafac Villyen Motaze 16-03-2018
Community-based HTS: Using a case study from Cape Town to provide evidence-based lessons learnt for program implementation. Seminar Dr Sue-Ann Meehan 09-03-2018
Simulating individual HIV viral load trajectories with partial antiretroviral therapy adherence. Seminar Prof Maia Lesosky 23-02-2018
Triaging a Public Health Response: Dengvaxia. Seminar Carl A.B Pearson 16-02-2018
The Tsetse Fly: Glossina austeni and Glossina brevipalpis – A Review of the Biology, Ecology, Distribution and Models. Seminar Nada Abdelatif 09-02-2018
Better with age: insights on measles persistence and control. Seminar Prof Matthew Ferrari 07-02-2018
Assessment of a measles outbreak response vaccination campaign, and two measles parameter estimation methods. Seminar James Mba Azam 02-02-2018
Clinic on Dynamical Approaches to Infectious Disease Data Workshop Various 10-12-2017
The epidemiological relevance of tuberculosis in children Seminar Prof. Anneke Hesseling 24-11-2017
Estimating probabilities of extinction in environments with varying climate Seminar Prof. John Hargrove 22-11-2017
Bayesian Biostatistics Course Prof. Emmanuel Lesaffre 20-11-2017
Pattern and process: using models to improve population health Seminar Prof. Juliet Pulliam 17-11-2017
Environmental and social factors impacting on epidemic and endemic tuberculosis: A modelling analysis Seminar Dr. Chacha Issarow 10-11-2017
Preparing global estimates of trends and needs for the HIV pandemic Seminar Mr. John Stover 03-11-2017
Of individual-based models infectious disease epidemiology, and the data they are fitted to Seminar Prof. Wim Delva 27-10-2017
Introduction to R: Management, exploration, and communication of data Course Roxanne Beauclair 23-10-2017
Drought and other disasters in the Western Cape - facing reality Seminar Dr. Jo Barnes 20-10-2017
The aerobiology of TB transmission Seminar Robin Wood 13-10-2017
Climate change and vector-borne diseases Seminar Dr. Nick Ogden 29-09-2017
Dating HIV infections Seminar Prof. Alex Welte 22-09-2017
Doctoral defence: The effects of longitudinal HIV viral load exposure on Immune outcomes, Mortality, and Opportunistic infections amongst ART naive patients in sub-Saharan Africa Seminar Joseph B. Sempa 21-09-2017
On thinking about epidemics Seminar Prof. Juliet Pulliam 15-09-2017
Masters defence: Using species distribution models for spatial conservation planning of African penguins Seminar Frieda Geldenhuys 13-09-2017
Objectives matter in epidemiology: Optimal management of foot-and-mouth disease, measles, and ebola Seminar Prof. Katriona Shea 13-09-2017
Workshop on optimal control of disease outbreaks under uncertainty Workshop Prof. Katriona Shea 11-09-2017
Improving the estimation of temporal trends in HIV incidence by calibrating agent-based simulation models to phylogenetic tree data Seminar Prof. Wim Delva 08-09-2017
SACEMA research days Conference Various 21-08-2017
Masters defence: Analysis of partner turnover rate and the lifetime number of sexual partners in Cape Town using generalized linear models Seminar Christianah Olojede 18-08-2017
TB in the context of epidemiological transition and urbanisation Seminar Tolullah Oni 18-08-2017
The role of researchers in knowledge translation Seminar Taryn Young 04-08-2017
Addressing the Achilles' hell in the HIV care continuum to achieve the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets Seminar Jean Nachega 21-07-2017
Research at CANSA Seminar Melissa Wallace 14-07-2017
Update on Institute for Biomedical Engineering (IBE) initiative Seminar Martin Nieuwoudt 07-07-2017
Modelling disease, resource use and patient cost: investing to improve the value of TB diagnostics in South Africa Seminar Nicola Foster 30-06-2017
MMED 2017 Workshop Various 29-05-2017
Recasting agent-based model calibration as a missing data problem Seminar Prof. Wim Delva 26-05-2017
A meta-analysis of the association between intimate partner violence and age disparity in sub-Saharan Africa Seminar Fanuel Omondi Otieno 19-05-2017
Modeling equine infectious anemia virus infection: virus dynamics, immune control, and escape Seminar Elissa Schwartz 05-05-2017
Quantifying the effects of land-cover change and climate on savannah tsetse population dynamics: implications for surveillance and control Seminar Dr Jennifer Lord 26-04-2017
Estimating population-level HIV incidence by combining synthetic cohort and recency biomarker approaches: a demonstration using survey data from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Seminar Dr Eduard Grebe 21-04-2017
Catching the risk of infectious disease transmission with an individual-based model Seminar Lander Willem 06-04-2017
Individual-based modelling in epidemiology: a practical introduction Course Prof Wim Delva and Dr Lander Willem 27-03-2017
Stochastic dynamics in biology Seminar Wilfred Ndifon 24-03-2017
Population-level impact of tuberculosis control interventions targeted to former TB patients in high-incidence settings Seminar Florian Marx 17-03-2017
Overcoming communicable and non-communicable diseases in Africa: a lost battle? Seminar Gaston Mazandu 10-03-2017
Supporting malaria elimination in the Asia-Pacific through mathematical modelling Seminar Sheetal Silal 03-03-2017
Strengths and limitations of mechanistic approaches in mathematical modelling studies Seminar Jacky Snoep 24-02-2017
The population health impact of the distribution of free antiretroviral medication in South Africa Seminar Eddy Van Doorslaer 17-02-2017
Virus dynamics, immune control, and escape: HIV, EIAV, & Influenza Seminar Elissa Schwartz 10-02-2017

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