Kevin Bakker

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Kevin Bakker

Ph.D. Student

Office Location(s): 2044 Kraus Natural Science Building
bakkerke@umich.edu
Pascual Lab
James Lab

  • About

    Advisors

    Mercedes Pascual, Tim James

    Research Interests

    I am interested in the spatio-temporal dynamics of childhood diseases. My current research focuses on linking human demographic patterns, such as the timing and strength of birth seasonality, with the seasonal transmission of measles to better understand disease dynamics. Additionally, I hold an interest in the evolution and variation of Bordetella pertussis virulence genes on both spatial and temporal scales.

    Academic Background

    B.S., Human Biology, Michigan State University
    B.S., Zoology, Michigan State University

  • Research Areas of Interest
    • Disease ecology, population ecology, mathematical modeling