SFI: ‘Emerging Diseases, Deadly Lessons’ April 12

SFI News:
 
The Santa Fe Institute (SFI) presents “Emerging Diseases, Deadly Lessons” with Carlos Castillo-Chavez at 7:30 p.m., April 12 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. 
 
Seating for SFI’s community lectures is limited and ticket reservations are required. Reserve your free tickets through the Lensic Box Office online or call 505.988.1234.
 
It has been more than two years since confirmation of the Ebola hemorrhagic fever outbreak in West Africa. Now, with the end of the outbreak in sight, we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from the experience. The global impact of that epidemic, and recent outbreaks of SARS and influenza, offer critical insights on preventing future such crises.
 
Mathematical biologist Carlos Castillo-Chavez illustrates the crucial role ecological, social, political, and economic factors play in the spread of devastating diseases and their implications for preventing future epidemics.
 
Carlos Castillo-Chavez is an SFI external professor and a Regents Professor and professor of mathematical biology at Arizona State University. He has co-authored more than 200 scholarly publications. He is a member of the Board of Higher Education at the National Academy of Sciences and serves on President Barack Obama’s Committee on the National Medal of Science.
 
We will have time for just a few questions at the end of the lecture. Want to submit a question ahead of time? Submit your questions to questions@santafe.edu before the lecture.
 
Below is a recent article related to this talk from American Mathematical Society
 
President’s Circle members are offered reserved, front-row seating. Please reserve your tickets and look for signs at the venue. Not yet a President’s Circle member? Learn more or join now.
 
Click here to view the online event listing. For a complete listing of upcoming SFI Community Lectures, visit here.
 
You can participate in SFI’s 2016 Community Lectures live online. To watch this lecture as it happens, visit SFI’s YouTube page. To participate in the discussion via Twitter, follow at @SFILive.
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