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Abhishek Mallela

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Mathematical biology | Data science

Abhishek Mallela

Office: TA-3, Bldg 1690, Room 115
Mail Stop: B258
Phone: (505) 665-4232
Fax: (505) 665-2659
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Research highlight
  • Mallela A, Lin YT, Hlavacek WS. Differential contagiousness of respiratory disease across the United States. medRxiv. 2022 Sep. News
 Educational Background/Employment:
  • (2017-2022) Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, University of California at Davis (UC-DAVIS), Davis, CA, USA
  • (2016-2017) M.S. in Applied Statistics and Analytics, University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC), Kansas City, KS, USA
  • (2013-2015) M.S. in Mathematics, University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Kansas City, MO, USA
  • (2010-2011) B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics, University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Kansas City, MO, USA
  • Employment:
    • (2022-present) Postdoctoral Research Associate, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
    • (2020) National Science Foundation Mathematical Sciences Graduate Intern (NSF-MSGI), Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
    • (2017-2022) Teaching Assistant, University of California at Davis (UC-DAVIS), Davis, CA, USA
    • (2015-2017) Research Associate, Center for Computational Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA

Research Interests:

  • Quantitative biology
  • Bayesian inference
  • Stochastic processes
  • Control theory

Selected Recent Publications:

    Here is a link to my Google Scholar profile
  1. Mallela A, Hastings A. Optimal management of stochastic invasion in a metapopulation with Allee effects. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2022 Sep;549:111221.
  2. Mallela A, Neumann J, Miller EF, Chen Y, Posner RG, Lin YT, Hlavacek WS. Bayesian inference of state-level COVID-19 basic reproduction numbers across the United States. Viruses. 2022 Jan;14:157.
  3. Mallela A, Hastings A. Tipping cascades in a multi-patch system with noise and spatial coupling. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. 2021 Nov;83:1-27.
  4. Nariya MK, Mallela A, Shi JJ, Deeds EJ. Robustness and the evolution of length control strategies in the T3SS and flagellar hook. Biophysical Journal. 2021 Sep;120:3820-30.
  5. Mallela A, Hastings A. The role of stochasticity in noise-induced tipping point cascades: a master equation approach. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. 2021 May;83:1-20.
  6. Mallela A, Nariya MK, Deeds EJ. Crosstalk and ultrasensitivity in protein degradation pathways. PLoS Computational Biology. 2020 Dec;16:e1008492.
  7. Mallela A, Lenhart S, Vaidya NK. HIV–TB co-infection treatment: modeling and optimal control theory perspectives. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics. 2016 Dec;307:143-61.
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