• Contact network epidemiology: Mathematical methods of modeling a mutating pathogen on a two-type network 

    Seilheimer, Robert L. (2011-09-01)
    With the threat of diseases like Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Avian Flu that can lead to global pandemics, it is important to be able to understand how diseases spread through a population and predict how ...
  • Rapid targeted gene disruption in Bacillus anthracis 

    Saldanda, Roland J.; Pemberton, Adin; Schiflett, Patrick; Perutka, Jiri; Whitt, Jacob T.; Ellingotn, Andrew; Lambowitz, Alan M.; Kramer, Ryan; Taylor, Deborah; Lamkin, Thomas J. (BMC Biotechnology, 2014-12-15)
    Background: Anthrax is a zoonotic disease recognized to affect herbivores since Biblical times and has the widest range of susceptible host species of any known pathogen. The ease with which the bacterium can be weaponized ...