This is the fourth school of a biennial series of international summer schools on mathematical ecology and evolution in Finland, organised by the Biomathematics Group of the University of Helsinki. This edition of the school focuses on infectious diseases. The series of The Helsinki Summer School on Mathematical Ecology and Evolution is part of the EMS-ESMTB School in Applied Mathematics.
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Topics and lecturers
* Odo Diekmann (University of Utrecht): Population dynamics of infectious diseases
* Frank Ball (University of Nottingham): Stochastic models of epidemics
* Thomas House (University of Warwick): Networks and epidemics
* Michel Langlais (University of Bordeaux): Spatial dynamics of infectious diseases
* Troy Day (Queen's University): Evolution of hosts and pathogens
The school will be held between 17 and 24 August 2014 at the Linnasmäki Congress Centre in Turku, Finland. Arrival and departure on Sundays, full program on Monday-Saturday.
The town of Turku is the oldest town of Finland with beautiful surroundings and easy access with direct flights from Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen, plus train from Helsinki in each hour and buses every half an hour (direct bus connection also to the Helsinki Airport).