The Weller Lab is seeking motivated students to join our data science team which focuses on studying the epidemiology of rare disease using methods in big data. Our research ranges from exploring novel routes for pathogen emergence and spread to characterizing existing epidemics using massive datasets and high-performance computing methodology. We are particularly focused on understanding viral triggers for autoimmune disease and characterizing the epidemiology of rare diseases with the aim of informing public health policy. Projects in the data science group utilize a mix of mathematical modeling, software development, big data, and high-performance computing to explore each of these areas.
Keywords: Data Science, Big Data, Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Modeling
Volunteer, Prepare a UROP proposal, Write an Honors Thesis or Senior Thesis, Earn independent study credit