VOLZ Erik

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  • Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
  • Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Evolutionary Dynamics, Evolutionary Epidemiology, Molecular Evolution, Phylogenetics / Phylogenomics, Phylogeography & Biogeography
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https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/e.volz https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=cp2B1yUAAAAJ&hl=en

I study the interaction of epidemiological dynamics and evolution of pathogens. The aim of this work is to improve surveillance of infectious diseases using molecular data. I also study the role of social and sexual networks in mediating the spread of infectious diseases.

I have a substantive focus on HIV/AIDS. Recent work has focused on the development of better methods for estimating HIV incidence, transmission rates, and behavioral heterogeneity of populations at risk of HIV.

I have graduate training in sociology and mathematics (Cornell University) and postdoctoral training in HIV research (University of California- San Diego). I recently completed a NIH career development fellowship focused on the development of methods for molecular epidemiological surveillance of HIV (University of Michigan- Ann Arbor).

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