Dennis Chao

Appointments and Affiliations

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Senior Staff Scientist
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Public Health Sciences Division
Biostatistics and Biomathematics Program
Senior Staff Scientist
Professional Headshot of Dennis Chao

Mailing Address

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
M2-C200
P.O. Box 19024
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024
United States

Contact

Phone: (206) 667- 1186
Fax: (206) 667- 4378
dchao@fhcrc.org

Degrees

Ph.D., University of New Mexico, Computer Science, 2004.
B.S.E., Princeton University, Computer Science, 1994.

Research Interests

Computer and mathematical modeling of infectious diseases, including influenza, cholera, and dengue.

Previous Positions

2004-2008: Postdoctoral Fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Patents

Chao DL. Color-patch sheet registration. U.S. Patent 6,404,517. Issued June 11, 2002.
Li C, Pascovici A, Shu J, Chao DL. On-line ink-duty reduction. U.S. Patent 5,799,136. Issued August 25, 1998.

Funding

  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Analysis and modeling of typhoid epidemiology and vaccination (PI: Chao), 10/15/2012-8/31/2013.
  • NIH/NIGMS 5U01 GM070749: Containing Bioterrorist and Emerging Infectious Diseases (PI: Longini/Halloran) 5/1/2004–4/30/2014.

Recent Publications

2013
2012
Chao, DL, Bloom JD, Kochin BF, Antia R, Longini IM.  2012.  The global spread of drug-resistant influenza.. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 9(69):648-656. Abstract
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2010
2009
2008