Daozhou Gao (now at Shanghai Normal University, email: dzgao@shnu.edu.cn)

 

 

Office: Ungar 305
Office Phone: 305-284-5323
Fax: 305-284-2848

Email: d.gao@math.miami.edu

Department of Mathematics,
College of Arts and Sciences,
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33146-4250.

 

 

   

        

What’s new?

 

·       Research on “How Does Dispersal Affect the Infection Size?” was published on SIAM J Appl Math, and featured on SIAM news titled “The Impact of Human Mobility on Disease Spread” and reprinted by ScienceDaily, News Medical, Phys.org, SciTechDaily, EurekAlert!.

 

·       MBE special issue on Modeling the Biological, Epidemiological, Immunological, Molecular, Virological Aspects of COVID-19 was Recommended by AIMS Press (in Chinese), Guest editors: Dr. Daozhou Gao and Dr. Daihai He. Preface.  

 

·       Researches on COVID-19 were ranked as High Cited Paper or Hot Paper in Web of Science, paper 1, paper 2, paper 3.

 

·       Research on “Travel Frequency and Infectious Diseases” was published on SIAM J Appl Math, and featured on SIAM news titled “Model Indicates Travel Frequency Affects Disease Spread” and SHNU News (in Chinese).

 

·       Research on “Yellow Fever Outbreak in Angola” won the second prize  of the 2019 Awards for Outstanding Research Articles in Biosurveillance –– Scientific Achievement Category by International Society for Disease Surveillance.

 

·       Research on "Sexual Transmission of Zika" was reported by Canadian Television Network (CTV), National Public Radio (WLRN, WGCU),  UMiami, ScienceDaily, Healio, O Globo (in Spanish), Elcomercio (in Portuguese), Guokr (in Chinese), SHNU News (in Chinese), and cited by European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (Rapid Risk Assessment) and Health Experts (The Conversation). Ranked as a Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science.

 

Employment

 

·       Professor, Shanghai Normal University, 2015-present

·       Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, San Francisco, 2012-2015

 

Education

 

·       Ph.D., University of Miami, 2007-2012

·       M.S., University of Science and Technology of China, 2004-2007

·       B.S., Anhui University, 2000-2004

 

Research Interests

 

·       Applied Mathematics - Mathematical Epidemiology - Population Ecology - Differential Equations.

 

Research Grants

 

·       Effects of Human Movement on the Persistence and Prevalence of Infectious Diseases, NSFC, 520,000 RMB, 2021-2024

·       Modeling and Analysis of Several Problems on the Transmission of HFMD, NSF of Shanghai, 200,000 RMB, 2020-2023

·       Effects of Behavior Change, Transport-related Infection and Border Screening on the Spatial Spread of Infectious Diseases, NSFC, 180,000 RMB, 2017-2019

 

Refereed Publications

 

[1]        Xiaoyan Yuan, Yijun Lou, Daihai He, Jinliang Wang, Daozhou Gao* (2021), A Zika endemic model for the contribution of multiple transmission routes, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, accepted.

[2]        Daozhou Gao*, Yuan Lou (2021), Impact of state-dependent dispersal on disease prevalence, Journal of Nonlinear Science, 31:73.

[3]        Shi Zhao*, Yu Zhao, Biao Tang, Daozhou Gao, Zihao Guo, Marc K. C. Chong, Salihu S. Musa. Yongli Cai, Weiming Wang, Daihai He*, Maggie H Wang (2021), Shrinkage in serial intervals across transmission generations of COVID-19, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 529: 110861.

[4]        Daozhou Gao (2020), How does dispersal affect the infection size?, SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 80(5): 2144-2169. SIAM Research Nuggets: The Impact of Human Mobility on Disease Spread.

[5]        Xiulei Jin, Shuwan Jin, Daozhou Gao* (2020), Mathematical analysis of the Ross-Macdonald model with quarantine, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 82: 47.

[6]        Xianyun Chen, Daozhou Gao* (2020), Effects of travel frequency on the persistence of mosquito-borne diseases, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems-Series B, 25(12): 4677-4701.

[7]        Shi Zhao, Daozhou Gao, Zian Zhuang, Marc K. C. Chong, Yongli Cai, Jinjun Ran, Peihua Cao, Kai Wang, Yijun Lou, Weiming Wang, Lin Yang, Daihai He*, Maggie H. Wang (2020), Estimating the serial interval of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19): A statistical analysis using the public data in Hong Kong from January 16 to February 15, 2020, Frontiers in Physics, 8: 347.

[8]        Daihai He*, Shi Zhao, Yingke Li, Peihua Cao, Daozhou Gao, Yijun Lou, Lin Yang* (2020), Comparing COVID-19 and the 1918-19 influenza pandemics in United Kingdom, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 98: 67-70.

[9]        Yingke Li*, Shi Zhao, Yijun Lou, Daozhou Gao, Lin Yang, Daihai He* (2020), Epidemiological parameters and models of coronavirus disease 2019Acta Physica Sinica, 69(9): 090202 (in Chinese).

[10]        Salihu S. Musa, Daozhou Gao*, Shi Zhao, Lin Yang, Yijun Lou, Daihai He* (2020), Mechanistic modeling of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in the early phase in Wuhan, China, with different isolation measuresActa Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica, 43(2): 350-364 (in Chinese).

[11]        Jinjun Ran, Shi Zhao*, Zian Zhuang, Marc K. C. Chong, Yongli Cai, Peihua Cao, Kai Wang, Yijun Lou, Weiming Wang, Daozhou Gao, Lin Yang, Daihai He*, Maggie H. Wang (2020), Quantifying the improvement in confirmation efficiency of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) during the early phase of outbreak in Hong Kong in 2020, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 96: 284-287.

[12]        Shi Zhao*, Peihua Cao, Daozhou Gao, Zian Zhuang, Yongli Cai, Jinjun Ran, Marc K. C. Chong, Kai Wang, Yijun Lou, Weiming Wang*, Lin Yang, Daihai He*, Maggie H. Wang (2020), Serial interval in the estimation of reproduction number of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during the early outbreak, Journal of Travel Medicine, 27(3): taaa033.

[13]        Shi Zhao*, Lewi Stone, Daozhou Gao, Salihu S. Musa, Marc K. C. Chong, Daihai He*, Maggie H. Wang (2020), Imitation dynamics of taking infection prevention actions can assist mitigation of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in Wuhan, China from 2019 to 2020, Annals of Translational Medicine, 8(7): 448.

[14]        Shi Zhao*, Peihua Cao, Marc K. C. Chong, Daozhou Gao, Yijun Lou, Jinjun Ran, Kai Wang, Weiming Wang*, Lin Yang, Daihai He*, Maggie H. Wang (2020),  COVID-19 and gender-specific difference: Analysis of public surveillance data in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China, from January 10 to February 15, 2020, Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 41(6): 750-751.

[15]        Qianying Lin, Shi Zhao, Daozhou Gao, Yijun Lou, Shu Yang, Salihu S. Musa, Maggie H. Wang, Yongli Cai, Weiming Wang*, Lin Yang*, Daihai He* (2020), A conceptual model for the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Wuhan, China with individual reaction and governmental action, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 93: 211-216.

[16]        Salihu S. Musa, Shi Zhao, Daozhou Gao, Qianying Lin, Gerardo Chowell, Daihai He* (2020), Mechanistic modelling of the large-scale Lassa fever epidemics in Nigeria from 2016 to 2019, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 493: 110209.

[17]        Xiaotian Wu*, Daozhou Gao, Zilong Song, Jianhong Wu (2020), Modelling triatomine bug population and Trypanosoma rangeli transmission dynamics: Co-feeding, pathogenic effect and linkage with Chagas disease, Mathematical Biosciences, 324: 108326.

[18]        Shi Zhao*, Zian Zhuang, Peihua Cao, Jinjun Ran, Daozhou Gao, Yijun Lou, Lin Yang, Yongli Cai, Weiming Wang*, Daihai He*, Maggie H. Wang (2020), Quantifying the association between domestic travel and the exportation of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) cases from Wuhan, China in 2020: A correlational analysis, Journal of Travel Medicine, 27(2): taaa022.

[19]        Shi Zhao*, Qianyin Lin, Jinjun Ran, Salihu S. Musa, Guangpu Yang, Weiming Wang, Yijun Lou, Daozhou Gao, Lin Yang, Daihai He*, Maggie H. Wang (2020), Preliminary estimation of the basic reproduction number of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China, from 2019 to 2020: A data-driven analysis in the early phase of the outbreak, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 92: 214-217. A reply to comment.

[20]        Shi Zhao*, Salihu S. Musa, Qianying Lin, Jinjun Ran, Guangpu Yang, Weiming Wang*, Yijun Lou, Lin Yang, Daozhou Gao, Daihai He*, Maggie H. Wang (2020), Estimating the unreported number of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) cases in China in the first half of January 2020: A data-driven modelling analysis of the early outbreak, Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9: 388.

[21]        Daozhou Gao*, Chao-Ping Dong (2020), Fast diffusion inhibits disease outbreaks, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 148(4): 1709-1722.

[22]        Daozhou Gao, P. van den Driessche, Chris Cosner* (2019), Habitat fragmentation promotes malaria persistence, Journal of Mathematical Biology, 79(6-7): 2255–2280.

[23]        Daozhou Gao (2019), Travel frequency and infectious diseases, SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 79(4): 1581-1606. SIAM Research Nuggets: Model Indicates Travel Frequency Affects Disease Spread.

[24]        Yijun Lou*, Kaihui Liu, Daihai He, Daozhou Gao, Shigui Ruan (2019), Modelling diapause in mosquito population growth, Journal of Mathematical Biology, 78(7): 2259-2288.

[25]        J. Daniel Kelly*, Lee Worden, S. Rae Wannier, Nicole A. Hoff, Patrick Mukadi, Cyrus Sinai, Sarah Ackley, Xianyun Chen, Daozhou Gao, Bernice Selo, Mathais Mossoko, Emile Okitolonda-Wemakoy, Eugene T. Richardson, George W. Rutherford, Thomas M. Lietman, Jean Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum, Anne W. Rimoin, Travis C. Porco (2019), Projections of Ebola outbreak size and duration with and without vaccine use in Équateur, Democratic Republic of Congo, as of May 27, 2018, PLoS ONE, 14(3): e0213190.

[26]        Daihai He, Xueying Wang, Daozhou Gao, Jin Wang* (2018), Modeling the 2016-2017 Yemen cholera outbreak with the impact of limited medical resources, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 451: 80–85.

[27]        Shi Zhao, Lewi Stone*, Daozhou Gao, Daihai He* (2018), Modelling the large-scale yellow fever outbreak in Luanda, Angola, and the impact of vaccination, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 12 (1): e0006158.

[28]        Chayu Yang, Xueying Wang, Daozhou Gao*, Jin Wang (2017), Impact of awareness programs on cholera dynamics: Two modeling approaches, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 79(9): 2109–2131.

[29]        Daozhou Gao, Thomas M. Lietman, Chao-Ping Dong, Travis C. Porco* (2017), Mass drug administration: the importance of synchrony, Mathematical Medicine and Biology, 34(2): 241-260.

[30]        Yijun Lou*, Li Liu, Daozhou Gao (2017), Modeling co-infection of Ixodes tick-borne pathogens, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 14 (5/6): 1301-1316.

[31]        Daihai He, Daozhou Gao, Yijun Lou, Shi Zhao, Shigui Ruan* 2017, A comparison study of Zika virus outbreaks in French Polynesia, Colombia and the State of Bahia in Brazil, Scientific Reports, 7: 273.

[32]        Daozhou Gao, Yijun Lou, Daihai He, Travis C. Porco, Yang Kuang, Gerardo Chowell, Shigui Ruan* (2016), Prevention and control of Zika as a mosquito-borne and sexually transmitted disease: A mathematical modeling analysis, Scientific Reports, 6: 28070.

[33]        Daozhou Gao, Travis C. Porco*, Shigui Ruan (2016), Coinfection dynamics of two diseases in a single host population, Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 442(1): 171-188.

[34]        Wayne T. A. Enanoria, Lee Worden, Fengchen Liu, Daozhou Gao, Sarah Ackley, James Scott, Michael Deiner, Ernest Mwebaze, Wui Ip, Thomas M. Lietman, Travis C. Porco* (2015), Evaluating subcriticality during the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, PLoS ONE, 10(10): e0140651.

[35]        Xueying Wang, Daozhou Gao*, Jin Wang (2015), Influence of human behavior on cholera dynamics, Mathematical Biosciences, 267: 41-52.

[36]        Seth Blumberg, Lee Worden, Wayne Enanoria, Sarah Ackley, Michael Deiner, Fengchen Liu, Daozhou Gao, Tom Lietman, Travis Porco (2015), Assessing measles transmission in the United States following a large outbreak in California, PLoS Currents Outbreaks.

[37]        Daozhou Gao, Thomas M. Lietman, Travis C. Porco* (2015), Antibiotic resistance as collateral damage: the tragedy of the commons in a two-disease setting, Mathematical Biosciences, 263: 121-132.

[38]        M. Elizabeth Halloran, Alessandro Vespignani, Nita Bharti , Leora R. Feldstein, Kathy Alexander, Matthew Ferrari, Jeffrey Shaman, John M. Drake, Travis Porco, Joseph Eisenberg, Sara DeValle, Eric Lofgren, Samuel V. Scarpino, Marisa Eisenberg, Daozhou Gao, James M. Hyman, Stephen Eubank, Ira M. Longini Jr (2014), Ebola: Mobility data (letter to the editor), Science, 346: 433.

[39]        Daozhou Gao, Abdou Amza, Baidou Nassirou, Boubacar Kadri, Nicholas Sippl-Swezey, Fengchen Liu, Sarah F. Ackley, Thomas M. Lietman, Travis C. Porco* (2014), Optimal seasonal timing of oral azithromycin for malaria, Supplement Material, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 91: 936-942.

[40]        Daozhou Gao, Yijun Lou, Shigui Ruan* (2014), A periodic Ross-Macdonald model in a patchy environment, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems-Series B, 19: 3133-3145.

[41]        Daozhou Gao, Chris Cosner, Robert Stephen Cantrell, John C. Beier, Shigui Ruan* (2013), Modeling the spatial spread of Rift Valley fever in Egypt, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 75: 523-542.

[42]        Travis C. Porco, Daozhou Gao, James C. Scott, Eunha Shim, Wayne T. Enanoria, Alison P. Galvani, Thomas M. Lietman* (2012), When does overuse of antibiotics become a tragedy of the commons?, Supplement Material, PLoS ONE, 7(12): e46505.

[43]        Daozhou Gao, Shigui Ruan* (2012), A multipatch malaria model with logistic growth populations, SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 72: 819-841. SIAM Nuggets: The Math of Malaria.

[44]        Jiang Jiang, Daozhou Gao, Donald L. DeAngelis* (2012), Towards a theory of ecotone resilience: Coastal vegetation on a salinity gradient, Supplement Material, Theoretical Population Biology, 82: 29-37.

[45]        Daozhou Gao, Shigui Ruan* (2011), An SIS patch model with variable transmission coefficients, Mathematical Biosciences, 232: 110-115.

[46]        Daozhou Gao, Xing Liang (2007), A competition-diffusion system with a refuge, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems-Series B, 8: 435-454.

 

Book Chapters

 

[1]        Bruce Pell, Javier Baez, Tin Phan, Daozhou Gao, Gerardo Chowell, Yang Kuang* (2016), Patch models of EVD transmission dynamics, in Mathematical and Statistical Modeling for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, G. Chowell, M. Hyman eds., Springer, 147-167.

 [2]        Daozhou Gao, Shigui Ruan (2014), Malaria models with spatial effects, in Analyzing and Modeling Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Infectious Diseases, D. Chen, B. Moulin, J. Wu, eds., John Wiley & Sons., Chapter 6, 109-136.

 

Textbook Co-edited

 

·       Daozhou Gao, An introduction to ordinary differential equations in Advanced Mathematics for Liberal Arts (in Chinese), Jizhou Zhang, Zhaoxiang Li, Daozhou Gao, Xinsheng Lu, Eds., Shanghai Jiaotong University Press, Chapter 6, 210-242, 2021.

 

Proceedings Co-edited

 

·       Special Issue on Modeling the Biological, Epidemiological, Immunological, Molecular, Virological Aspects of COVID-19, Daozhou Gao and Daihai He, Eds., Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 2020. Preface.

·       Special Issue on the Workshop on Current Topics in Mathematical Biology, Daozhou Gao, Shigui Ruan and Jifa Jiang, Eds., Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, Vol 14, No 5/6, 2017. Preface.

 

Editorial Board

 

·      Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering

 

Referee Service

 

·       Acta Biotheoretica; Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica; Applied Mathematical Modelling; Applied Mathematics and Computation; BMC Infectious Diseases; BMC Medicine; Bulletin of Mathematical Biology; Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation; Communications on Applied Mathematics and Computation; Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems-Series B; IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics; Infectious Disease Modelling; International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos; International Journal of Biomathematics; Journal of Biological Dynamics; Journal of Biological Systems; Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics; Journal of Differential Equations; Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications; Journal of Mathematical Biology; Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation; Journal of Theoretical Biology; Mathematical Biosciences; Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering; Mathematical Population Studies; Mathematical Reviews; Open Mathematics; PeerJ – The Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences; PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; PLoS ONE; Preventive MedicinePreventive Veterinary Medicine; Qualitative Theory of Dynamical Systems; Royal Society Open Science; Scientific Reports; SIAM Journal of Applied Dynamical Systems; SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics; Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling; Theoretical Population Biology; Transfusion.

 

Advisory Service

 

·       WHO Research and Development (R&D) Blueprint Diseases Prioritization Methodological Review Meeting, November 17-18, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Conferences Co-organized

 

·       Minisymposium:  Structured Population Models for Disease Transmission Dynamics, SMB  2019 Annual Meeting, University of Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada, July 21-26, 2019 (with P. van den Driessche and Jianhong Wu)

·       The Third Workshop for Young Researchers in Mathematical Biology, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, China, November 3-5, 2017 (with Hongying Shu and Xiaotian Wu)

·       Workshop on Current Topics in Mathematical Biology, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, China, December 18-20, 2015 (with Jifa Jiang and Shigui Ruan)

 

Graduate Students Supervision

 

·       Linlin Cao, MSc, Shanghai Normal University, 2021

·       Tongrui Zhang, MSc, Shanghai Normal University, 2021

·       Zewen Yan, MSc, Shanghai Normal University, 2020

·       Aikun Teng, MSc, Shanghai Normal University, 2020

·       Xianyun Chen, MSc, Shanghai Normal University, 2019

·       Xiulei Jin, MSc, Shanghai Normal University, 2019

 

Teaching Experience

 

·       Fall 2021, Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018 (Course AB), Fall 2017 (Course AB), Spring 2017 (Course A, Course B), Fall 2016 (Course A, Course B), Spring 2016.