Alex Perkins is a professor at the University of Notre Dame specializing in infectious disease epidemiology and population biology.

Perkins and his team are currently working to estimate unobserved infections and model SARS-CoV-2 transmission in the United States based on estimates of epidemiological parameters from other countries. Preliminary results are available and a preprint of the work is forthcoming.

His expertise includes infectious disease dynamics, vector ecology, evolutionary ecology, spatial dynamics, theoretical ecology and mathematical biology.

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