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Chiara Poletto visiting Complex Systems Institute Rhône-Alpes, Lyon July 13, 2010

On July 9 Chiara Poletto visited the Complex Systems Institute Rhône-Alpes (IXXI), Lyon. Chiara gave a talk titled “Human mobility in an emerging epidemic: a key aspect for response planning”, focused on the research activity done in the context of the EpiFor project in order to analyze the H1N1 pandemic of last year (for the research article on this work click here). Chiara is collaborating with Andrea Apolloni and Pablo Jensen, director of the lab, on reaction-diffusion phenomena in spatially and socially structured populations. The visit was also an opportunity to interact with Stephen Eubank of the Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory at Virginia Tech, currently visiting IXXI.