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Dr Julia Gog

Dr Julia Gog

Julia Gog is accepting applications for PhD students.

Julia Gog is available for consultancy.

Research Interests

My research is in the mathematics of infectious diseases.

Current projects include:

  • Models of influenza strain dynamics
  • Within-host dynamics of influenza
  • In vitro dynamics of Salmonella
  • Bioinformatic methods to detect RNA signals in viruses


biostatistics ; modelling ; mathematical models of the immune response ; mathematics ; immunity


  • salmonellosis
  • influenza

Key Publications

Gog JR, Ballesteros S, Viboud C, Simonsen L, Bjornstad ON, Shaman J, Chao DL, Khan F, Grenfell BT. Spatial Transmission of 2009 Pandemic Influenza in the US. PLoS Comput Biol. 2014 Jun 12;10(6):e1003635. d

Viboud C, Charu V, Olson D, Ballesteros S, Gog J, Khan F, Grenfell B, Simonsen L. Demonstrating the use of high-volume electronic medical claims data to monitor local and regional influenza activity in the US. PLoS One. 2014 Jul 29;9(7):e102429.

Gog, J.R, Murcia, A, Osterman, N,  Restif, O, McKinley, T.J,Sheppard, M, Achouri, S, Wei, B, Mastroeni, P, Wood, J.L.N,  Maskell D.J, Cicuta P, Bryant C.E. Dynamics of Salmonella infection of macrophages at the single cell level Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2012

Saenz, R.A., Quinlivan, M., Elton, D., MacRae, S., Blunden, A.S., Mumford, J.A., Daly, J.M., Digard, P., Cullinane, A., Grenfell, B.T., McCauley, J.W., Wood, J.L.N., Gog J.R. Dynamics of influenza virus infection and pathology Journal of Virology 2010 84 3974-3983

Kucharski, A.J. and Gog, J.R. Age profile of immunity to influenza: Effect of original antigenic sin Theoretical Population Biology 2012

Wise, H.M. and Barbezange, C. and Jagger, B.W. and Dalton, R.M. and Gog, J.R. and Curran, M.D. and Taubenberger, J.K. and Anderson, E.C. and Digard, P. Overlapping signals for translational regulation and packaging of influenza A virus segment 2 Nucleic acids research 2011

McKinley, T.J. and Murcia, P.R. and Gog, J.R. and Varela, M. and Wood, J.L.N. (2011) A Bayesian approach to analyse genetic variation within RNA viral populations PLoS Computational Biology 7

Conlan, A.J.K. and Line, J.E. and Hiett, K. and Coward, C. and Van Diemen, P.M. and Stevens, M.P. and Jones, M.A. and Gog, J.R. and Maskell, D.J. Transmission and dose-response experiments for social animals: a reappraisal of the colonization biology of Campylobacter jejuni in chickens Journal of The Royal Society Interface 2011 8 1720-1735

Conlan, AJK and Eames, KTD and Gage, JA and von Kirchbach, JC and Ross, JV and Saenz, RA and Gog, JR Measuring social networks in British primary schools through scientific engagement Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 2011 278 1467-1475

Li, W., Manketolow, E., von Kirchbach, J.C., Gog J.R., Desselberger, U., Lever, A.M. (2010) Genome analysis of codon, sequence and structural conservation with selective biochemical-structure mapping reveals highly conserved and dynamics structures in rotavirus RNAs with potential cis-acting functions Nucleic Acids Research 38 7718-7735

Gog, J.R., Afonso, E.D.S., Dalton, R.M., Leclercq, I., Tiley, L., Elton, D., von Kirchbach, J.C., Naffakh, N., Escriou, N. and Digard, P. Codon conservation in the influenza A virus genome defines RNA packaging signals. Nucleic Acids Research 2007 35 1897-1907