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Faculty of Mathematics

 

Professor of Mathematical Biology, DAMTP, University of Cambridge

David N. Moore Fellow in Mathematics, Queens' College

Career

  • 2017-present  Professor of Mathematical Biology 
  • 2013-2017 Reader in Mathematical Biology
  • 2010-2012  Visiting Fellow, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
  • 2006-2013 University Lecturer, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2006-2012 Royal Society University Research Fellowship, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2004-present Official Fellow, Queens' College
  • 2004-2006 Royal Society University Research Fellowship, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge
  • 2002-2004 Research Fellowship, Queens' College

Honours and awards

Research

Julia Gog's research is in the mathematics of infectious diseases. Current projects include:

  • Models of influenza strain dynamics
  • Spatial spread of influenza
  • Within-host dynamics of influenza
  • In vitro dynamics of Salmonella
  • Bioinformatic methods to detect RNA signals in viruses

University news items on our work

For list of publications, please try Julia's profile on Google Scholar.

Photo credit: Marisa Sutherland-Brown

Publications

Pease (1987): The evolutionary epidemiology of influenza A.
V Andreasen, JR Gog
– Theoretical population biology
(2020)
A scale-free analysis of the HIV-1 genome demonstrates multiple conserved regions of structural and functional importance.
JP Skittrall, CK Ingemarsdotter, JR Gog, AML Lever
– PLoS computational biology
(2019)
15,
e1007345
Sparking “The BBC Four Pandemic”: Leveraging citizen science and mobile phones to model the spread of disease
S Kissler, P Klepac, M Tang, AJK Conlan, J Gog
(2018)
Urbanization and humidity shape the intensity of influenza epidemics in US cities
BD Dalziel, S Kissler, JR Gog, C Viboud, ON Bjørnstad, CJE Metcalf, BT Grenfell
– Science
(2018)
362,
75
Contagion! The BBC Four Pandemic - The model behind the documentary.
P Klepac, S Kissler, J Gog
– Epidemics
(2018)
24,
49
Geographic transmission hubs of the 2009 influenza pandemic in the United States
SM Kissler, JR Gog, C Viboud, V Charu, ON Bjørnstad, L Simonsen, BT Grenfell
– Epidemics
(2019)
26,
86
A new method for detecting signal regions in ordered sequences of real numbers, and application to viral genomic data
JR Gog, AML Lever, JP Skittrall
– PloS one
(2018)
13,
e0195763
Human mobility and the spatial transmission of influenza in the United States.
V Charu, S Zeger, J Gog, ON Bjørnstad, S Kissler, L Simonsen, BT Grenfell, C Viboud
– PLOS Computational Biology
(2017)
13,
e1005382
Infectious Disease Surveillance in the Big Data Era: Towards Faster and Locally Relevant Systems.
L Simonsen, JR Gog, D Olson, C Viboud
– Journal of Infectious Diseases
(2016)
214,
S380
Global Mortality Impact of the 1957–1959 Influenza Pandemic
C Viboud, L Simonsen, R Fuentes, J Flores, MA Miller, G Chowell
– Journal of Infectious Diseases
(2016)
213,
S380
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Research Group

Disease Dynamics

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G0.10

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