Steve Krone

Professor of Mathematics
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Department of Mathematics
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-1103

Office: 421 Brink Hall
Phone: (208) 885-6317
E-mail: krone "at" uidaho "dot" edu

Ph.D. 1990, University of Massachusetts

Research Interests

  • Stochastic Processes and Mathematical Biology; especially
    • interacting particle systems
    • opinion dynamics
    • population genetics and evolutionary biology
    • coalescent theory
    • spatial models in (microbial) ecology and epidemiology
    • combining experimental and theoretical approaches
    • diffusion processes and differential equations.

  • Research Papers

Teaching: Fall 2020

Some Previous (upper level) Courses Taught

PhD Students

  • Koffi Sampson: 2004, coalescent theory
  • Yongtao (Grant) Guan: 2006, MCMC, spatial models, evolutionary biology
  • Wei Wei: 2008, spatial models, ecology and evolution of viruses
  • Xue Zhong: 2009, spatial models, horizontal gene transfer in bacteria
  • Pavitra Roychoudhury: 2013, spatial models, adaptive evolution of viruses


  • Dilara Ally: adaptive evolution of viruses