Animal movement networks, risk based targeted surveillance, and dynamics of disease transmission

Promote continuing education for the local and national official veterinary service, through the development and application of statistical techniques used in the investigation of epidemics, with a special focus on analysis of complex networks to be applied to animal movement data, in order to improve the capacity of the state of Rio Grande do Sul to safeguard herd health across all food animal species. In particular, automation of animal movement analysis for all species susceptible to Foot-and-Mouth Disease among several other thematic.


  1. Modeling the role of mortality-based response triggers on the effectiveness of African swine fever control strategies