VIRTUAL: “Understanding Epidemics: Disease Dynamics and Environmental Modulation”
Princeton University experts in climate and disease dynamics will address potential climate drivers of the coronavirus pandemic in the online round-table discussion “Understanding Epidemics: Disease Dynamics and Environmental Modulation” at 4 p.m. Monday, April 6. The speakers — who are affiliated with PEI’s Climate Change and Infectious Disease initiative — will discuss the history and future of the current coronavirus pandemic against the backdrop of research on epidemic dynamics and control of acute immunizing infections, and the impact of climatic and other seasonal drivers of transmission.
The speakers are: PEI postdoctoral research associate Rachel Baker; PEI associated faculty members Jessica Metcalf, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and public affairs, and Bryan Grenfell, the Kathryn Briger and Sarah Fenton Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs; and Gabriel Vecchi, professor of geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute.
This event is part of the GEO/AOS/PEI Climate Seminar Series and will be held via Zoom — members of the public can request the link by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.