What we do

We study how the host adaptive immune response coevolves with pathogens, especially in ways relevant to epidemiological and evolutionary forecasting, vaccine design, and pathogen diversity. Our work is computational, and we collaborate closely with immunologists and epidemiologists.


Phil, Elena, and Sarah worked with Jaline Gerardin's group at Northwestern, along with epidemiologists from the CDC and Illinois Department of Public Health, to document severe COVID-19 testing disparities and low case ascertainment in Illinois.
June 10, 2021

Since spring 2020, our group has provided weekly and then biweekly reports and briefings to the Illinois governor's office, Illinois Department of Public Health, and city and county public health departments. This week marks potentially our last report, although we continue to maintain local transmission estimates and historical analyses at illinoiscovid.org.
May 28, 2021

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