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Prof. John Marshall University of California Berkeley, USA1 Talk
John received his PhD in biomathematics from UCLA in 2008, writing his dissertation on the use of GM mosquitoes to control malaria transmission. He then worked on several aspects of this project as a postdoc - social, cultural and regulatory issues at the UCLA Center for Society & Genetics, ecological... read morefield work at the Malaria Research and Training Center in Mali, molecular biology and population genetics at Caltech, and infectious disease modeling and epidemiological field work at Imperial College London. Now an Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley, he directs a research group on the use of mathematical models to inform novel genetics-based strategies for mosquito control, and to support efforts to control and eliminate mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and Zika virus broadly.