Building immune digital twins

Multiscale Modeling and Viral Pandemics

Building immune digital twins

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Group Contact:

Reinhard Laubenbacher,


Group Focus:

The focus is broadly on the immune system and its interface with the environment, with a broad range of applications not limited to defense against pathogens. The subgroup will be divided into focus areas, with activities organized around detailed milestones. Subgroup meeting are every other Friday at 11am EST.

Technical Areas:

Component models  (lead J. Glazier)

Standards (lead R. Sherrif)

Medical applications (lead G. An)

Platforms/infrastructure  (lead T. Helikar)

Organization  (lead A. Niarakis)



Interface of the individual with the environment

Group Goals:

The subgroup goal is to develop a detailed roadmap for steps from identifying specific applications to data collection, model building, and deployment.

Group Members:

Name Affiliation
Reinhard Laubenbacher University of Florida
James Glazier Indiana University Bloomington
Rahuman Sheriff European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)
Gary An University of Vermont
Tomas Helikar University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Anna Niarakis University of Evry Val d'Essonne
Filippo Castiglione National Research Council of Italy
Chase Cockrell University of Vermont
Ruchira Datta Datta Enterprises LLC
Chantal Darquenne University of California, San Diego
Hana Dobrovolny Texas Christian University
Sandra Ferreira University of Beira Interior
Luis Lopes da Fonseca University of Florida
Greg Forest University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Olivier Gevaert Stanford University
Timothy Gondre-Lewis NIAID
Leonard Harris University of Arkansas
Yi Jiang Georgia State University
Dongheon Lee Duke University
Chen Liao Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Joy Phillips San Diego State University
John Rice  
Bruce Shapiro University of Florida
T.J. Sego Indiana University Bloomington
Lorenzo Veschini King's College London
William Waites London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Meetings will be every other Friday at 11:00 am Eastern Time. The zoom link is: TBD Group Activities and Schedule:



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