Spring 2019 SMB Newsletter: Editorial; EducationSubgroup

SMB Education Subgroup 2019 Activities On Thursday during the annual SMB conference, we are proud to announce the following Education Subgroup activities on Building Interdisciplinary Bridges. In the morning, we will have a session on “Learning with All the Senses,” featuring contributors John Jungck, Holly Gaff, Meredith Greer, Carrie Diaz…

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Spring 2019 SMB Newsletter: Editorial; MathEpiSubgroup

SMB Mathematical Epidemiology Subgroup The Mathematical Epidemiology Subgroup looks forward to hosting a minisymposium on Tuesday 23 July 2019 on the topic: Modelling Time since Infection: Theory and Implications The classic model of infectious-disease spread that is attributed to Kermack and McKendrick was initially derived from their more general time-since-infection model by assuming…

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Spring 2019 SMB Newsletter: People; Helen Byrne

Research interview – Professor Helen Byrne By Dr Robin Thompson Robin talks with Helen Byrne, Professor of Biomedical Modelling at the University of Oxford and recipient of the 2018 Leah Edelstein-Keshet Prize. You won the Leah Edelstein-Keshet prize for your research in modelling biomedical systems, coupled with your record of…

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Spring 2019 SMB Newsletter: People; Robert Miura

Obituary: Distinguished Professor Robert Miura (1938-2018) By Nassif Ghoussoub, Scientific Director, Banff International Research Station I just got word that my friend and colleague, Robert Miura, passed away on November 25th. Robert was born in Selma, California, to an immigrant family from Japan. When he was three years old, he…

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Spring 2019 SMB Newsletter: Editorial; Dr Kit Yates

A report on the Royal Society bilateral international meeting held at Chicheley Hall 20/02/19-21/02/19 By Dr. Kit Yates, University of Bath, UK Bilateral international meetingsare multidisciplinary meetings, designed to bring together early career scientists and senior scientists in an environment which encourages informal networking and discussion, and to explore opportunities…

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