Richard Timothy Durrett

Richard Timothy Durrett
  • James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics
  • Professor of Mathematics
  • Director of Graduate Studies 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, stochastic processes, random graphs, dynamics on networks, dynamics of networks
Education & Training
  • Ph.D., Stanford University 1976

York, TL, Durrett, R, and Nielsen, R. "Dependence of paracentric inversion rate on tract length." Bmc Bioinformatics 8 (April 3, 2007): 115-null. Full Text

Durrett, R, and Schmidt, D. "Waiting for regulatory sequences to appear." The Annals of Applied Probability 17.1 (February 2007): 1-32. Full Text

Sainudiin, R, Clark, AG, and Durrett, RT. "Simple models of genomic variation in human SNP density." BMC Genomics 8 (2007). Full Text

Huerta-Sanchez, E, and Durrett, R. "Wagner's canalization model." Theoretical Population Biology 71.2 (2007): 121-130. Full Text

Berestycki, N, and Durrett, R. "A phase transition in the random transposition random walk." Probability Theory and Related Fields 136.2 (October 2006): 203-233. Full Text

Chan, B, and Durrett, R. "A new coexistence result for competing contact processes." The Annals of Applied Probability 16.3 (August 2006): 1155-1165. Full Text

Durrett, R. "Random Graph Dynamics." (2006). Full Text

Durrett, R, and Schweinsberg, J. "Power laws for family sizes in a duplication model." The Annals of Probability 33.6 (November 2005): 2094-2126. Full Text