Van Savage

Professor

email:   vsavage@ucla.edu
phone:  66692
office:   5205 LSB



Recent Courses

BIOENGR CM186 | C&S BIO M186 | COM SCI CM186 | EE BIOL M178 - Computational Systems Biology: Modeling and Simulation of Biological Systems
BIOENGR CM186 (1B) | BIOENGR CM286 (1B) | C&S BIO M186 (1B) | COM SCI CM186 (1B) | COM SCI CM286 (1B) | EE BIOL M178 (1B) - Computational Systems Biology: Modeling and Simulation of Biological Systems
BIOMATH 200 - Research Frontiers in Biomathematics


Education

B.S., Physics, Rhodes College 1996
A.M., Physics, Washington University in St. Louis 1999
Ph.D., Physics, Washington University in St. Louis 2001



Research Interests


Selected Publications

C. Kempes and V.M. Savage, "When science hits a limit, learn to ask different questions", Aeon, - (2018) [link].

J.N. Pruitt, A. Berdahl, C. Riehl, N. Pinter-Wollman, H.V. Moeller, E.G. Pringle, L.M. Aplin, E.J.H. Robinson, J. Grilli, P. Yeh, V.M. Savage, M.H. Price, J. Garland, I.C. Gilby, M.C. Crofoot, G.N. Doering, E.A. Hobson, "Social tipping points in animal societies", Aeon, 285 (1887): 20181282- (2018) .

E. Tekin*, P. Yeh, and V.M. Savage, "General form for interaction measures and framework for deriving higher-order emergent effects", Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6 : 166- (2018) .

M. Cruz-Loya*, T. Kang, N. Lozano, R. Watanabe, E. Tekin*, R. Damoiseaux, V.M. Savage, and P. Yeh, "Stressor interaction networks suggest antibiotic resistance co-opted from stress responses to temperature", The ISME Journal, 6 : - (2018) [link].

E. Tekin*, C. White, T. Kang, N. Singh, M. Cruz-Loya, R. Damoiseaux, V.M. Savage, and P. Yeh, "Prevalence and patterns of higher-order drug interactions in Escherichia coli", npj Nature Systems Biology and Applications, 4 (31): - (2018) .

L. Lee*, V.M. Savage, and P. Yeh, "Intermediate levels of antibiotics may increase diversity of colony size phenotype in bacteria", Computational and Structural Biotechnology, 16 : 307-315 (2018) .

V.M. Savage, "An overconfident public learns the limits of predictive technology", Zocalo Public Square, 16 : - (2017) [link].

E. Mordecai, J. Cohen, M. Evans, L.R. Johnson, P. Gudapati, K. Miazgowicz, C.C. Murdock, J. Rohr, S.J. Ryan, V.M. Savage, A. Stewart Ibarra, M.B. Thomas, M. Shocket, D. Weikel, "Effects of temperature on Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya transmission by Aedea Aegypti and Ae. Albopictus", American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 95 (5): 433-434 (2017) .

S.S. Chang, S. Tu, KI. Naek, A. Pietersen, Y.H. Liu, V.M. Savage, S.P.L. Hwang, T.K. Hsiai, and M. Roper, "Effects of temperature on Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya transmission by Aedea Aegypti and Ae. Albopictus", Optimal occlusion uniformly partitions red blood cells fluxes within a microvascular network, PLoS Computational Biology 13 (12): - (2017) .

B.J. Enquist, L.P. Bentley, A. Shnekin, B. Maitner, V.M. Savage, S. Michaeltz, B. Blonder, V. Buzzard, T.E.B. Espinoza, W. Farfan-Rios, C. Doughty, G.R. Goldsmith, R.E. Martin, N. Salinas, M. Silman, S. Diaz, G.P. Asner, and Y. Malhi, "Assessing trait-based scaling theory in tropical forests spanning a broad temperature gradient", Global Ecology and Biogeography, 26 (12): - (2017) [link].