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Omar Saucedo

Assistant Professor
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McBryde Room 450

460 McBryde Hall, Virginia Tech
225 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061-1026

My area of research is Mathematical Biology with emphasis on modeling infectious diseases. In the past, I have worked with deterministic dynamical systems to address various epidemiological questions. These projects range from optimal control strategies on the 2009 H1N1 pandemic to investigating how poultry movement affects competition between strains of avian influenza My current work focuses on determining how human movement affects the spread of vector-borne diseases, and in collaboration with a group in Woman Advancing Mathematical Biology (WAMB), defining characteristics for a superspreader.