Sara Loo, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Sara is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, in the Department of International Health. She is an applied mathematician, whose work focuses on the evolutionary dynamics of different populations. This has included the study of infectious diseases and theoretical analysis of within- and between-host dynamics, as well as the cultural evolution of social behaviors and reproductive strategies. She has experience in developing mathematical models in the fields of population genetics, evolutionary biology, and anthropology.

She holds a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Wollongong and has a PhD in applied mathematics from the University of Sydney, Australia. Her previous roles include a postdoctoral fellowship at the School of Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences at the University of New South Wales.