Mathematical models in ecology and evolution

Collection Mathematical models in ecology and evolution

Organizer(s) Vincent Calvez, Florence Débarre, Jimmy Garnier and Amandine Véber
Date(s) 3/21/22 - 3/25/22
linked URL https://matmodecoevo-22.sciencesconf.org/
00:00:00 / 00:00:00
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Mathematical modeling of a replacement strategy to control vector-borne diseases

By Nicolas Vauchelet

In order to control epidemics of mosquito-borne diseases for which there is no vaccine, such as dengue fever, several strategies aim to act directly on the mosquito population. One of these strategies consists of introducing a bacterium, called Wolbachia, which blocks the transmission of the pathogen. Since this bacterium is maternally transmitted, the idea is to release Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes to replace the wild population. In this presentation, we will present a mathematical modeling of such a strategy and will propose a study of the resulting system of equations to optimize the strategy.

Information about the video

  • Date of recording 3/23/22
  • Date of publication 6/24/22
  • Institution IHP
  • Language English
  • Audience Researchers
  • Format MP4

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