Publications

Publications

Awerbuch T.E., Lustman L., and Piret J.M. A numerical method to determine minimal inhibitory concentrations (MIC’s) of antibiotics directly from disc-diffusion susceptibility tests, Journal of Microbiological Methods, 9:1-7, 1989.

Sandberg, S. and Awerbuch, T.E. Mathematical formulation and studies of the risk parameters involved in HIV transmission. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 51: 467-474, 1989.

Kanamori, A. and Awerbuch-Friedlander T.E., The Complete 0¦. Zeitschrift ¦ur Mathematische Logikund Grundlagen der Mathematik 36: 133-141, 1990.

Kalish, L.A., Awerbuch, T.E., Bailar, J.C., Bailey, J., Harris, C., Malcolm, A.R., Prager, J.C., Design and classification issues in assessing the risk of complex mixtures. Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials Report, 11: 406-415, 1991.

Romieu, I., Sandberg, S., Mohar, A., Awerbuch, T.E., Modeling the AIDS Epidemic in Mexico City.  Human Biology, 63: 683-695, 1991.

Shtarkshall, R.A. and Awerbuch, T.E., It takes two to  tango but one to infect: on the underestimation of the calculated risk for infection, stemming from non-disclosure of either previous risk behavior of seropositivity. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 17: 121-127, 1992.

Sandberg, S., Awerbuch, T.E. and Spielman, A., A comprehensive  multiple matrix model representing the life cycle of the tick that transmits the agent of Lyme disease Journal of Theoretical Biology, 157: 203-220, 1992.

Donnelly C., Leisenring W., Sandberg S., Kanki P., and Awerbuch T. Comparison of transmission rates of HIV-1 and HIV-2 in a cohort of prostitutes in Senegal, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 55:731-743, 1993.

Awerbuch T.E. Evolution of mathematical models of epidemics. In: Wilson Levins, and Spielman (eds). Disease in Evolution. New York Academy of Sciences, New York 1994, 225-231.

Rothberg M., Sandberg S., and Awerbuch T.E. Educational software for simulating risk of HIV infection. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 3: 64-70, 1994.

Awerbuch, T.E. and Spielman, A. Host density and tick dynamics: the case of the vector of Lyme disease. In: Perry and Hansen (eds.) Modeling Vector and Other Parasitic Diseases. Nairobi Kenya: ILRAD 1994, 51-65.

Levins, R., Awerbuch, T.E., Brinkman, U.Eckardt, I., Epstein, P., Makhaoul, N., Possas, C.A., Puccia, C., Spielman, A., and Wilson, M., Preparing for new diseases. American Scientist, 82: 52-60, 1994.

Awerbuch, T.E. and Spielman, A., Role of host density in the ecology of Lyme disease. Axford, J.S., and Reese, D.H. (eds.)Lyme Borreliosis. London: Plenum Press, 1994, 139-146.

Awerbuch T.E., and Sandberg S. Trends and oscillations in tick population dynamics. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 175: 511-516, 1995.

Sandberg, S., Awerbuch, T.E., and Gonin, R., Simplicity vs. complexity in deterministic models: an application to AIDS data. Journal of Biological Systems, 4: 61-81, 1996.

Awerbuch, T.E., Brinkman, U.,Eckardt, I., Epstein, P., Ford, T., Levins, R., Makhaoul, N., Possas, C.A., Puccia, C., Spielman, A., and Wilson, M., Globalization, development, and the spread of disease. In: Goldsmith and Mander (eds.) The Case Against the Global Economy, Sierra Club Books, 1996, 160–170.

Kiszewski, A., Awerbuch, T.E., Sandberg, S., and Spielman, A.,A cellular automata model for exploring the relation between sexual behavior and fertility of ticks. The Journal of Biological Systems, 5: 203–213, 1997.

Awerbuch T., Bader K., Greenblatt C. An eco-historical analysis of zoonotic disease spread in Israel and the surrounding countries. Proceedings of the Oslo meeting on: The Middle East in a Globalized World. 1998.

Bader, K., Awerbuch, T.E., Greenblatt, C., Reemergence of rabies in Israel and the West Bank: the role of the fox. Infectious Disease Review, 20-29, 1999.

Awerbuch T, Kiszewski A. and Levins R.,  Surprise, Nonlinearity and Complex Behavior. In– Health Impacts of Global Environmental Change: Concepts and Methods; Martens and Mcmichael (eds),  96-102, 2002

Karpati A., Galea S., Awerbuch T., and Levins R. Variability and vulnerability at the ecological level: Implications for understanding the social determinants of health American Journal of Public Health, 92:1768- 1772, 2002.

Awerbuch, T.E., Gonzalez, C., Hernandez, D., Sibat, R., Tapia, J.L., Levins, R.,and Sandberg S., The natural control of the scale insect Lepidosaphes gloverii on Cuban citrus. Inter American Citrus Network newsletter  No21/22,  July 2004.

Awerbuch-Friedlander T., Levins R. and Predescu M., The Role of  Seasonality in the Dynamics of Deer Tick Populations. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology; 67(3):467-486. 2005.

Awerbuch-Friedlander T., Disease dynamics across political borders: The Case Of Rabies in Israel and the Surrounding Countries. Dynamis. Acta Hist. Med. Sci. Hist. Illus. 25, 451-486., 2005.

Predescu M., Levins R. and Awerbuch-Friedlander T.E., Analysis of non-linear System of Difference Equations Linking Mosquito Breeding Sites and Community Intervention, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems, SerB. 6(3)605-622, 2006.

Awerbuch-Friedlander T, and Levins R. Mathematical Models for Health Policy. in Mathematical Models, [Eds. Jerzy A. Filar, and Jacek B. Krawczyk], in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford ,UK, [http://www.eolss.net] , 2006

Predescu M, Sirbu R., Levins R., and Awerbuch-Friedlander T., On the Dynamics of a Deterministic and Stochastic Model for Mosquito Control. Applied Mathematics Letters,  (20), 919-925, 2007