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Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, from Genomes to the Environment (MaIAGE)

MaIAGE develops research in applied mathematics, including biostatistics, dynamic modelling and system analysis. This group has experience in epidemiological modelling and is regularly involved in joint projects with BioEpAR.

MaIAGE methodological skills are of particular interest for MIHMES and include the development and simulation of rigorous mathematical models at different scales, parameter estimation, various optimisation techniques, network analysis, sensitivity analysis, etc.
MIHMES is an opportunity for MaIAGES to pursue ongoing work and collaborations in epidemiological modelling. It is a framework in which they can apply the methods they develop. Conversely, new methodological research questions may emerge from their involvement in the project on topics such as multi-scale modelling, the integration of heterogeneities in dynamic models, model simplification, and parameter estimation.

Project members


Elisabeta Vergu


Team Leader

Leader of WP2: From the population to the metapopulation.

Co-supervisor of Bhagat Lal Dutta, Gaël Beaunée, Pranav Pandit, Luyuan QI

Dr. E. Vergu has skills in mathematical modeling, statistics and epidemiolgy. She focuses on pathogen spread and control in metapopulations or on networks, as well as on estimating model parameters. She is involved in WP1 and WP2.


Suzanne Touzeau

Co-supervisor of Natacha Go, Jordi Ferrer-Saval


Inria - BIOCORE (Sophia Antipolis)

Dr. S. Touzeau has skills in the development, analysis and simulation of mathematical models in population dynamics and epidemiology. She is involved in all WPs.


Caroline Bidot

Co-supervisor of Jordi Ferrer-Saval

Dr. C. Bidot has skills in the development, analysis and simulation of mathematical models in epidemiology and immunology. She is involved in all WPs.


Brigitte Schaeffer

Dr. B. Schaeffer has skills in network and model output analyses She is involved in WP1 and WP2.

See also

MaIAGE website

List of recent publications in line with the project.