Developing novel infectious disease models impacting national health policies such as influenza in Israel and Ebola in Liberia.


Cyber Security

Integrating epidemic models into cyber security fields in order to understand malware propagation and to improve accuracy and efficiency of detection in mobile devices.


Viral Marketing

Mining real-world networks to develop viral marketing methods on social networks such as the diffusion of new products.


Social Contagion

Exploring and modeling human behavior in social environments. Currently developing methods of early detection for the potential impact of anti-Israeli posts in the social media.



Selected publications

Yamin D., Gavious A. “Incentives’ effect in Influenza vaccination policy” (2013), Management Science. Vol. 55 (12) 2667-2686. Read More

Yamin D., Gavious A., Solnik E., Balicer R. D., Davidovitch N., Galvani P. A., Pliskin S. J. “An innovative influenza policy: targeting lasts seasons patients” (2014). PLOS computational biology. Vol. 10 (5), e1003643. Read More

Yamin D. Gertler S., Ndeffo-Mbah L. M. , Skrip A. L., Fallah M., Nyenswah T. G. , Altice F. L., Galvani P. A. “Effect of Ebola Progression on Transmission and Control in Liberia” (2015) Vol. 162 1, Annals of Internal Medicine. Read More

Yamin D., Jones K. F, Devincenzo P. J., Gertler S. Kobiler O. Townsend J.P., Galvani P.A. “Vaccination strategies against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Vol. 113.Read More

Scarpino V. S, Iamarino A., Wells C., Yamin D. Ndeffo-Mbah M., Wenzel S. N., Fox J. S., Nyenswah T., Altic F.L., Galvani P. A., Meyers A. L., Townsend P. J  “Epidemiological and Viral Genomic Sequence Analysis of the 2014 Ebola Outbreak Reveals Clustered Transmission” (2015), Clinical Infectious Diseases. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu1131 . Read More

Dan Yamin, Ran D Balicer, Alison P Galvani  “Cost-effectiveness of influenza vaccination in prior pneumonia patients in Israel” (2014), Vaccine 32 (33), 4198-4205. Read More

Dan Yamin, Katherine E Atkins, Vanessa Remy, Alison P Galvani  “Cost-Effectiveness of Rotavirus Vaccination in France—Accounting for Indirect Protection” (2016), Value in health 19 (6), 811-819. Read More