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Antigenic mapping and predicting the coming flu

With Zika virus still making headlines, pressure is mounting for scientists to develop a working vaccine for this arthropod-borne disease. Outside of high interest pandemics such as these, the world of vaccine manufacturing and preventative medicine often takes a back … Continue reading


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NBIB Department Formed to Check Government Employee Social Networks

Social media has become an integral part in our daily lives; this connectivity, however, comes at the cost of privacy and can result in missed future opportunities if not properly managed. As this next class of college graduates head out … Continue reading

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Epidemiological Networks

Social networks play a foundational role in modern epidemiological analysis. By mapping associations between people and assigning degrees of closeness within social circles, one can draw meaningful conclusions about how diseases propagate in communities. With the current Zika epidemic causing … Continue reading

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