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Samuel Scarpino

Samuel Scarpino

Assistant Professor

Mailing Address:

177 (177 Huntington Ave.), Boston, MA 02115


  • applied mathematics, bioinformatics, computational biology, Genetics, integrative biology, machine learning, network modeling, population dynamics, Statistics



The research in our group spans a broad range of topics in complex systems and network science, including: infectious diseases, forecasting and predictive modeling, disease genomics and transcriptomics, outbreak surveillance, and decision making under uncertainty.

Samuel Scarpino in the news

‘Social Distancing’ Is Only the First Step Toward Stopping the Covid-19 Pandemic

After days of closures and requests—or orders—to stay home, many people caught in the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic are wondering if these efforts will be enough. Network scientist Alessandro Vespignani says the answer depends on the ways that local, regional, and federal governments use the time.