The immune system and pathogen co-evolution
Hejazi, (Seyed) Pooya
Deem, Michael W.
Doctor of Philosophy
A thesis presented on the co-evolution of the immune system and pathogens. The generalized NK (GNK) model is used to describe the fitness landscape upon which the evolution proceeds. Evolution from the scale of viruses to organisms is considered.
Biomedical engineering; Health sciences; Immunology