EISRI-Summit 2011

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

New mathematical theory for the global spread of epidemics

Scientists at Berlin’s Humboldt-Universität, ETH Zurich, Northwestern University and Robert Koch Institute develop a new mathematical theory for the global spread...

University of Edinburgh
Rosa Martínez, University of Barcelona Press
Núria Quintana, University of Barcelona Press
Geert Kops
University Medical Center Utrecht

This year, 2014, marks the 100th anniversary of an astonishing prediction by one of the great biologists of the past. Theodor Boveri had been observing the many ways in which the development of a sea urchin embryo could go awry when an egg was fertilized by multiple sperm cells. He noticed that those eggs made many errors in how they distributed the chromosomes during the first cell divisions...

Carles Mancho
University of Barcelona
Frédéric Chevy
Ecole Normale Supérieure
Alessandra Bendini
University of Bologna
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