2011 Basel

SMIDDY 2011 was organized by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) and took place in Basel on Wednesday, 24 August 2011.

09:00 Welcome address
09:15 Influenza transmission models
Prof. Dr Martin Eichner
Modelling group at the Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tübingen, Germany
10:00 Estimating the basic reproductive number from viral sequence data (Slides)
Dr. Tanja Stadler
Theoretical Biology, Institute of Integrative Biology, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
10:30 Coffee break
10:50 Model Based Inference of Within-host Malaria
Dr. Nicholas Savill
Biology Inference Lab, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh, UK
11:30 Monitoring and outcomes of ART: Mathematical model based on IeDEA Southern Africa (Slides)
Cindy Aubriere & Janne Estill
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Switzerland
12:00 Can we depend on case management to prevent re-establishment of P. falciparum malaria, after local interruption of transmission? (Slides)
Valerie Crowell
Biostatistics and Computational Sciences, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), University of Basel, Switzerland
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Comparison of different strategies for the control of two highly infectious animal diseases – results of a simulation model (Slides)
Salome Dürr
Veterinary Public Health Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland
14:30 Robustness of sexual partnerships and its impact on the spread of sexually transmitted infections (Slides)
Dr. Christian L. Althaus
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Switzerland
15:00 A Basic Model for the Simulation of Local Infectious Disease Outbreaks (Slides)
Lukas Schmid
Institute for Modeling and Simulation, FHS St. Gallen, Switzerland
15:20 Coffee break
15:40 Bayesian meta-analysis of heterogeneous geostatistical malaria survey data via transmission models
Federica Giardina
Biostatistics and Computational Sciences, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), University of Basel, Switzerland
16:00 A medical care career approach to model HIV/AIDS incidence and prevalence in Switzerland 1980-2010, combining cohort and surveillance data (Abstract)
Dr. Carlos Nordt
Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik, University of Zürich, Switzerland
16:25 Repeated low-dose challenge with Simian Immunodeficiency Virus: what can we learn about the role of exposure history and variation in susceptibility? (Abstract)
Dr. Roland Regoes
Theoretical Biology, Institute of Integrative Biology, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
17:05 Closing address
17:15 Apéro