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Dr Sebastian Funk

PhD

Associate Professor
and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow

Room
Room 113

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 (0)20 7927 2209

My work revolves around statistical methods, often using mathematical models of infectious disease dynamics, applied to questions around public health. I am interested in the emergence, evolution and spread of infectious diseases, with a particular interest in the dynamic interaction of diseases with behavioural, societal and environmental factors, as well as strategies for disease eradication.

Affiliations

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Centres

Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases
Vaccine Centre

Research

My main current line of research is on real-time modelling and forecasting during outbreaks to aid decision making, funded by a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science.

Research Area
Statistical methods
Modelling
Discipline
Epidemiology
Mathematics
Mathematical modelling
Disease and Health Conditions
Infectious disease
Measles
African trypanosomiasis
Dengue
Emerging Infectious Disease