Urban Population, Transportation Patterns Affect How Flu Epidemics Play Out
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 10:00am
The more people a city has and the more organized its residents' movement patterns, the longer its flu season is apt to last, according to new research co-authored by Princeton University researchers. Published in the journal Science, the findings are an important step toward predicting influenza outbreak trends.
As antibiotics fail, global consumption of antibiotics skyrockets, further driving drug resistance
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
The worldwide use of antibiotics in humans soared 39 percent between 2000 and 2015, fueled by dramatic increases in low-income and middle-income countries, according to a study involving Princeton and PEI researchers. The study, which analyzed human antibiotic consumption in 76 countries, is the most comprehensive assessment of global trends to date.
Toby Kiers, University Research Chair and professor of evolutionary biology at the University of Amsterdam, presented, "Resolving Host-Microbe Conflict," at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in Guyot Hall, Room 10.
An immune signaling pathway for control of Yellow Fever Virus infection
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 1:15pm
Princeton University researchers have uncovered a critical role for a new immune signaling pathway in controlling infection by the flavivirus Yellow Fever Virus (YFV), according to a paper published Aug. 15 in the journal mBio. The research stemmed from a 2015 Grand Health Challenges grant from the Princeton Environmental Institute.
PEI Faculty Seminar Series Video: Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Childhood Infectious Disease
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 10:15am
"Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Childhood Infectious Disease: Predictability and the Impact of Vaccination" by Bryan Grenfell, Kathryn Briger and Sarah Fenton Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School.
300 Million Children Breathe Highly Toxic Air, Unicef Reports
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 11:30am
MUMBAI, India — About 300 million children in the world breathe highly toxic air, the United Nations Children’s Fund said in a report on Monday that used satellite imagery to illustrate the magnitude of the problem.
Bryan Grenfell - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America.