Mathematics, Genomics and Prediction in Infection and Evolution

The MAGPIE research group develops mathematical models of infectious disease and builds tools connecting sequence data to ecology and evolution.  

COVID-19 Research

Research Projects

Our Team

In the Media

  • February 02, 2021

    MAGPIE Director and Canada 150 Research Chair, Caroline Colijn, was announced as a recipient of the Radio Canada Scientist of the Year prize for 2020 alongside three other mathematicians for her work to model the impact of physical distancing on the infection curve in British Columbia.

Recent Publications

Evolution and emergence of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Chisinau, Moldova (Feb 8, 2021)

Tyler S. Brown, Vegard Eldholm, Ola Brynildsrud, Magnus Osnes, Natalie Stennis, James Stimson, Caroline Colijn, Sofia Alexandru, Ecaterina Noroc, Nelly Ciobanu, Valeriu Crudu, Ted Cohen, Barun Mathema  

Quantifying transmissibility of COVID-19 and impact of intervention within long-term health care facilities (Feb 5, 2021)

Jessica E. Stockdale, Sean C. Anderson, Andrew M. Edwards, Sarafa A. Iyaniwura, Nicola Mulberry, Michael C. Otterstatter, Naveed Z. Janjua, Daniel Coombs, Caroline Colijn, Michael A Irvine

Projected spread of COVID-19’s second wave in South Africa under different levels of lockdown (Jan 26, 2021)

Elisha B. Are, Caroline Colijn