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NIMBioS Summer Program, June 10 - August 2, 2013

Title: Modeling Animal Disease from Coronavirus

Dr. Suzanne Lenhart
Dr. Shigetoshi Eda
Dr. Melissa Kennedy

photo. Coronaviruses are responsible for a variety of diseases in humans and other animals. This project will investigate modeling of coronavirus infections from an epidemiological viewpoint. Methods to control the transmission of the virus in animal populations will be considered. The species to be studied may include cats (including big cats such as cheetahs), pigs and/or birds.


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