The BC COVID-19 Modelling Group works on rapid response modelling of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a special focus on British Columbia and Canada.

The interdisciplinary Group was convened by Caroline Colijn (SFU) and Dan Coombs (UBC) with support from the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.

Recent Posts

COVID Model Projections - June 2, 2021
The BC COVID-19 Modelling team issued their fourth report on the status of COVID-19 in British Columbia (June 2, 2021), summarizing the state of COVID-19 in the province and modelling projections using the different approaches taken by various team members. In the video accompanying this report, Dr. Eric Cytrynbaum walks you through these results and highlights the take home messages.
COVID Model Projections - June 2, 2021
COVID Model Projections - May 14, 2021
The BC COVID-19 Modelling team issued their third report on the status of COVID-19 in British Columbia (May 14, 2021), summarizing the state of COVID-19 in the province and modelling projections using the different approaches taken by various team members. In the video accompanying this report, Dr. Eric Cytrynbaum walks you through these results and highlights the take home messages.
COVID Model Projections - May 14, 2021
COVID Model Projections - April 29, 2021
The BC COVID-19 Modelling team issued their second report on the status of COVID-19 in British Columbia (April 29, 2021), summarizing the state of COVID-19 in the province and modelling projections using the different approaches taken by various team members. In the video accompanying this report, Dr. Sally Otto walks you through these results and highlights the take home messages.
COVID Model Projections - April 29, 2021
COVID Model Projections - April 14, 2021
The BC COVID-19 Modelling team issued their first report on the status of COVID-19 in British Columbia (April 14, 2021), summarizing the state of COVID-19 in the province and modelling projections using the different approaches taken by various team members. In the video accompanying this report, Dr. Sally Otto walks you through these results and highlights the take home messages.
COVID Model Projections - April 14, 2021

Recent Publications

Scientific Papers and Reports

Meet the Team

Researchers

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Caroline Colijn

Canada 150 Chair, SFU

Infectious Disease Modelling, Computational techniques, Mathematical Biology, Evolution

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Dan Coombs

Professor, UBC

Infectious disease modelling, Computational techniques, Mathematical Biology

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Daniel J. McDonald

Associate Professor of Statistics, University of British Columbia

Machine learning, Risk estimation, Computational approximations, Time series, Applications in economics, biology, chemistry, finance and music

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Dean Karlen

R.M Pearce Professor of Physics, University of Victoria and TRIUMF

Electroweak physics, Neutrino physics, Detector development

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Elisha Are

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematics, Simon Fraser University

Infectious Disease Modelling, Mathematical Biology

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Eric Cytrynbaum

Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of British Columbia

Bacterial cell division, Microtubule and cellular organization, Wave propagation in excitable media

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Jens von Bergmann

Engineer at MountainMath Software

Data, Analysis, Visualization

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Paul Tupper

Professor of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University

Applied Mathematics, Stochastic differential equations

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Rob James

evidently.ca

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Sarah "Sally" Otto

Canada Research Chair in Theoretical and Experimental Evolution, UBC

Evolutionary modelling, Infectious Disease Modelling, Biodiversity, Mathematical Biology

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Amin Adibi

Statistical Research Analyst, University of British Columbia

Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Predictive Analytics

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Mohsen Sadatsafavi

Associate Professor, University of British Columbia

Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Medical Decision Making, Predictive Analytics

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Brendon Phillips

Postdoctoral Researcher in Computational Epidemiology

Computational Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Modelling

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Cedric Chauve

Professor of Mathematics, SFU

Computational Biology, Pathogens Bioinformatics, Mathematical Biology

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James Colliander

PIMS Director

PDE, Harmonic Analysis, Dynamical systems, Interactive Computing

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Ian Allison

PIMS Technology Manager

Computational Methods, Interactive Computing, Technical Support

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