Benjamin Singer, PhD

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Avenue
San Francisco CA 94110
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    University of Oxford, UKDPhil12/2021Epidemiology
    University of Oxford, UKMPhysPhil07/2017Physics and Philosophy
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    Brasenose College2019Senior Hulme Scholarship
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council20174-Year Studentship
    University of Oxford2017Gibbs Prize in Physics
    University of Oxford2016Gibbs Prize in Philosophy
    Brasenose College2016Exhibition

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    Ben Singer is a postdoctoral scholar with interests in mathematical epidemiology and global public health. Ben's reasearch career began with an internship at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, where he applied quantitative skills he had learnt studying physics at the University of Oxford to the study of nematode locomotion. Ben further pursued quantitative methods in life sciences in the Interdisciplinary Bioscience Doctoral Training Programme at the University of Oxford, earning a DPhil (PhD equivalent) in mathematical methods for evaluating pandemic risk and control. During these studies he maintained an interest in global public health policy, interning with the UK government's Department for International Development, where he developed models of international COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Ben is now working in Nathan Lo's reasearch group, which is affiliated with the Experimental and Population-based Pathogen Investigation center (EPPIcenter). His current research concerns the effective geographical targeting of mass drug administration campaigns for schistosomiasis.

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    1. Evaluating strategies for spatial allocation of vaccines based on risk and centrality. J R Soc Interface. 2022 02; 19(187):20210709. Singer BJ, Thompson RN, Bonsall MB. PMID: 35167774; PMCID: PMC8847001.
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    2. The effect of the definition of 'pandemic' on quantitative assessments of infectious disease outbreak risk. Sci Rep. 2021 01 28; 11(1):2547. Singer BJ, Thompson RN, Bonsall MB. PMID: 33510197; PMCID: PMC7844018.
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    3. Within-Host Recombination in the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus Genome. Viruses. 2018 04 25; 10(5). Ferretti L, Di Nardo A, Singer B, Lasecka-Dykes L, Logan G, Wright CF, Pérez-Martín E, King DP, Tuthill TJ, Ribeca P. PMID: 29693634; PMCID: PMC5977214.
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