Erik M. Volz

Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health
Lecturer in Population Biology of Infectious Diseases
Imperial College London


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Dr. Erik Volz
Faculty of Medicine
School of Public Health
Imperial College London


Erik Volz (PhD) is a Lecturer in Population Biology of Infectious Diseases at Imperial College London. Dr. Volz's research concerns the evolution of infectious diseases, mathematical epidemiology, social and sexual networks, and other computational methods related to infectious disease research. Dr. Volz has a substantive focus on HIV and influenza. Recent developments include improved methods for estimating HIV incidence, transmission rates, and behavioral heterogeneity of populations at risk of HIV. Dr. Volz has graduate training in sociology and mathematics (Cornell University) and postdoctoral training in HIV research (University of California- San Diego).

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Erik M. Volz, Katia Koelle, Trevor Bedford. (2013) "." PLoS Computational Biology, 9:3, e1002947. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002947
Simon DW Frost and Erik M Volz. (2013) "." Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 368:1614, 20120208. doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0208
Erik M Volz, James S Koopman, Melissa J Ward, Andrew Leigh Brown, Simon D W Frost. (2012) "." PLoS Computational Biology, 8:6, e1002552. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002552
Joel C. Miller, Anja C. Slim and Erik M. Volz. (2012) "." J. R. Soc. Interface, 9:70, 890-906. doi:10.1098/​rsif.2011.0403
Erik M. Volz. (2012) "." Genetics, 190:1, 187-201. doi:10.1534/genetics.111.134627
Erik M. Volz, Joel C. Miller, Alison Galvani, Lauren Ancel Meyers. (2011) "." PLoS Computational Biology, 7:6, e1002042. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002042
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Lecturer in Population Biology of Infectious Diseases, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, 2013 - current
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Epidemiology , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2012 - 2013
Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Epidemiology , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2009 - 2011
Postdoctoral fellow (NIH T32), Department of Comparative Pathology, University of California– San Diego, 2007 - 2009
Postdoctoral fellow, Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas– Austin, TX, 2006 - 2007


Ph.D. in Sociology from Cornell University, 2006
B.A. in Mathematics from University of Rochester, 2002