Caroline Wagner


Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
M.Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
B.Eng. McGill University, Canada

Teaching Office: McConnell Engineering Building
Research lab: 141 du Président-Kennedy Avenue, 5th floor.

caroline.wagner [at] (E-mail) | Website

Research Interests

  • Population-level models for infectious disease dynamics

  • Within-host disease models informed by host physicochemistry and pathogen/biofluid interactions

  • Characterization of mucus/pathogen transport and interactions

  • Design and development of bio-inspired mucin mimetic materials

Selected Publications

Baker, R. E., Mahmud, A. S.,..., Wagner, C. E., …, and Metcalf, C. J. E. (2021). Infectious disease in an era of global change. Nature Reviews Microbiology. Published Online.

Wagner, C. E.*, Saad-Roy, C. S.*,..., and Grenfell, B. T. (2021). Vaccine nationalism and the dynamics and control of SARS-CoV-2. Science. 373:6562

Saad-Roy, C. S., Morris, S. E.,..., and Wagner, C. E. (2021). Epidemiological and evolutionary considerations of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine dosing regimes. Science. 372:6540

 Chadi M. Saad-Roy, Caroline E. Wagner, Rachel E. Baker, Sinead E. Morris, Jeremy Farrar, Andrea L. Graham, Simon A. Levin, Michael J. Mina, C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Bryan T. Grenfell. (2020). Immune life history, vaccination, and the dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 over the next 5 years. Science. DOI: 10.1126/science.abd7343

Wagner, C. E., Turner, B. S., Rubinstein, M., McKinley, G. H., Ribbeck, K. (2017). A rheological study of the association and dynamics of MUC5AC gels. Biomacromolecules. 18(11):3654–64 

Smith-Dupont, K. B., Wagner, C. E., ..., and Ribbeck, K. (2017). Probing the potential of mucus permeability to signify preterm birth risk. Scientific Reports, 7:10302.

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