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Sue Kulason     Kimberley Monks     Michael Backman

Suren Jayasuriya     Christian Hughes     Kathleen Marinan

Amy Li


Jiayue (Amy) Li

Carnegie Mellon University
Major: Computational Biology
Mentor: Roni Rosenfeld, PhD
Project: "Analysis of Antigenic Cartography Implementations"









Amanda Moyer

Mount Holyoke College
Major: Neuroscience and Behavior
Minor: Mathematics
Mentor: Bruce Lee, MD
Project: "The Economic Impact of a Vaccine on Visceral Leishmaniasis in India"






Jack Paparian

Carnegie Mellon University
Major: Computer Science
Mentor: John Grefenstette, PhD
Project: "FRED Navigator"








Edward Pang

Johns Hopkins University
Major: Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Minor: Biology

Mentor: Eunha Shim, PhD
Project: "Mathematical Modeling of TB Transmission and The Impact of Various Interventions in Taiwan"






Grace Baek

Columbia University
Major: Biological Sciences

Mentor: Steve Albert, PhD
Project: "Modeling Quarantine Behavior, Intention and Effects on Influenza Infections: A Netlogo Model"







Sue Kulason

Johns Hopkins University
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Minor: Computer Integrated Surgery

Mentors: Elizabeth Bjerke, JD; Hasan Guclu, PhD
Project: "Epidemic Disease Spread in Weighted Social Networks"







Kimberley Monks

University of Southern California
Major: Biological Sciences, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Studies

Mentor: Steve Albert, PhD
Project: "Can Pharmacies and Advertisements Increase Vaccine Uptake? An Agent-Based Model Built in Netlogo"






Michael Backman

University of Pittsburgh
Major: Statistics
Minor: Mathematics, Economics

Mentor: Shawn Brown, PhD
Project: "Exploring the Benefits of Prioritization Policies for Multi-dose Vaccines During an Influenza Pandemic in Allegheny County"





Suren Jayasuriya

University of Pittsburgh
Major: Mathematics, Philosophy

Mentor: Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD
Project: "Advances in Decision Analytic Modeling: Adjusted Cycle Lengths in Markov Models and Probabilistic Sensitivity Analysis"







Christian Hughes

University of Pittsburgh
Major: Statistics
Minor: Leadership

Mentor: Hasan Guclu, PhD
Project: "Spread of Disease in a Social Network with Subgroups"







Kathleen Marinan

University of Pittsburgh
Major: Bioinformatics

Mentor: Bruce Lee, MD
Project: "Assessing The Costs of a Test-and-Treat Strategy"






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