Emerging infectious diseases

03 November 2011

Portrait of Professor Dame Angela McLean

with Professor Dame Angela McLean
Professor of Mathematical Biology

Professor Dame Angela McLean is Lead Reseacher on the Oxford Martin Programme on Pandemic Genomics and the Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease. She is also Professor of Mathematical Biology in the Department of...

Seminar from Alumni Weekend 2011

Emerging infectious diseases are often in the news. Is that just because they make great copy, or are there really more of them? Using examples from the last few years and decades, this lecture will explore how emerging infections invade human populations, how new pathogens adapt to become efficient infections of humans and how we can learn from experience when we try to predict what might happen next.