Anita Lerch

Postdoctoral Researcher




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Research/Topics of Interest

Agent-based models
Network models
Outbreak science

Pathogens/Diseases of Main Interest/Expertise

Vector-borne diseases

Countries of Work/Collaboration

United States



Huber JH, Hsiang MS, Dlamini N, Murphy M, Vilakati S, Nhlabathi N, Lerch A, Nielsen R, Ntshalintshali N, Greenhouse B, Perkins TA. (2022). Inferring person-to-person networks of Plasmodium falciparum transmission: are analyses of routine surveillance data up to the task?. Malaria journal, 21(1)

Lerch A, Ten Bosch QA, L'Azou Jackson M, Bettis AA, Bernuzzi M, Murphy GAV, Tran QM, Huber JH, Siraj AS, Bron GM, Elliott M, Hartlage CS, Koh S, Strimbu K, Walters M, Perkins TA, Moore SM. (2022). Projecting vaccine demand and impact for emerging zoonotic pathogens. BMC medicine, 20(1)

España G, Cavany S, Oidtman R, Barbera C, Costello A, Lerch A, Poterek M, Tran Q, Wieler A, Moore S, Perkins TA. (2021). Impacts of K-12 school reopening on the COVID-19 epidemic in Indiana, USA. Epidemics, (37)

Bron GM, Strimbu K, Cecilia H, Lerch A, Moore SM, Tran Q, Perkins TA, Ten Bosch QA. (2021). Over 100 Years of Rift Valley Fever: A Patchwork of Data on Pathogen Spread and Spillover. Pathogens (Basel, Switzerland), 10(6)

Perkins TA, Cavany SM, Moore SM, Oidtman RJ, Lerch A, Poterek M. (2020). Estimating unobserved SARS-CoV-2 infections in the United States. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Gruenberg M, Lerch A, Beck HP, Felger I. (2019). Amplicon deep sequencing improves Plasmodium falciparum genotyping in clinical trials of antimalarial drugs. Scientific reports, 9(1)

Lerch A, Koepfli C, Hofmann NE, Kattenberg JH, Rosanas-Urgell A, Betuela I, Mueller I, Felger I. (2019). Longitudinal tracking and quantification of individual Plasmodium falciparum clones in complex infections. Scientific reports, 9(1)

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