Kirby Institute Seminar Series presents
Research Assistant at University of Warsaw and Consultant at National Sanitary Inspection in Wroclaw
About your speaker
Andrzej Jarynowski is a computational epidemiologist from Poland, who is currently a visiting academic at Kirby funded by a scholarship from the Panther Consortium. He is a trainee in Epidemiology at the Military Institute of Epidemiology in Warsaw and has recently been awarded a ‘Candidate of Sciences’ diploma from Jagiellonian Univ. in Cracow pending award of a PhD. Andrzej’s work involves studying disease propagation on agent based networks.
Since the first notification of ASF (a viral infection causing an acute disease in domestic pigs and wild boar) in the European Union in 2014, disease has propagated from the East to the West at a speed of around 200km per year causing yearly losses of several billion Euros. Lessons learned about the epidemiology and practical implementation of control measures encouraged us to develop a mathematical model for risk assessment and to predict future geographical transmission paths.