Richard Timothy Durrett

Richard Timothy Durrett
  • James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics
  • Professor of Mathematics
External address: 105 Physics Building, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708-0320
Internal office address: Dept of Math, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708-0320
Phone: (919) 660-6970

Research Areas and Keywords

Biological Modeling
population genetics, selective sweeps, stepping stone models, interacting particle systems, contact processes, spatial ecological models, cancer modeling, tumor heterogeneity
Probability
probability, stochastic processes, random graphs, dynamics on networks, dynamics of networks
Education & Training
  • Ph.D., Stanford University 1976

Chatterjee, S., and R. Durrett. “Persistence of activity in threshold contact processes, an "Annealed approximation" of random Boolean networks.” Random Structures and Algorithms, vol. 39, no. 2, Sept. 2011, pp. 228–46. Scopus, doi:10.1002/rsa.20357. Full Text

Durrett, Rick, et al. “Intratumor heterogeneity in evolutionary models of tumor progression..” Genetics, vol. 188, no. 2, June 2011, pp. 461–77. Epmc, doi:10.1534/genetics.110.125724. Full Text

Durrett, R., and J. Mayberry. “Traveling waves of selective sweeps.” Annals of Applied Probability, vol. 21, no. 2, Apr. 2011, pp. 699–744. Scopus, doi:10.1214/10-AAP721. Full Text

Durrett, R., and Shirshendu Chatterjee. “Persistence of activity in random Boolean networks.” Random Structures and Algorithms, vol. 39, 2011, pp. 228–46.

Durrett, Rick, et al. “Evolutionary dynamics of tumor progression with random fitness values..” Theoretical Population Biology, vol. 78, no. 1, Aug. 2010, pp. 54–66. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.tpb.2010.05.001. Full Text

Durrett, R., and J. Mayberry. “Evolution in predator-prey systems.” Stochastic Processes and Their Applications, vol. 120, no. 7, July 2010, pp. 1364–92. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.spa.2010.03.011. Full Text

Durrett, Rick. “Some features of the spread of epidemics and information on a random graph..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 107, no. 10, Mar. 2010, pp. 4491–98. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.0914402107. Full Text

Durrett, Richard, and Stephen Moseley. “Evolution of resistance and progression to disease during clonal expansion of cancer..” Theoretical Population Biology, vol. 77, no. 1, Feb. 2010, pp. 42–48. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.tpb.2009.10.008. Full Text

Chatterjee, S., and R. Durrett. “Contact processes on random graphs with power law degree distributions have critical value 0.” Annals of Probability, vol. 37, no. 6, Nov. 2009, pp. 2332–56. Scopus, doi:10.1214/09-AOP471. Full Text

Chan, B., et al. “Coexistence for a multitype contact process with seasons.” Annals of Applied Probability, vol. 19, no. 5, Oct. 2009, pp. 1921–43. Scopus, doi:10.1214/09-AAP599. Full Text

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