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.


Sarah, Ben Cowling, and Wey Wen Lim write in Nature Medicine that to extend vaccine supply, fractional dosing of mRNA vaccines should be considered. This was covered in STAT News, Nature, and the Financial Times.
July 6, 2021

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

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