David Axelrod's accomplishments during his sabbatical in the Spring semester 2013 included:
1. WROTE A BOOK: Completed the manuscript for the book Branching Processes in Biology, 2nd edition, Springer, with Dr. Marek Kimmel, Rice University, Houston, TX. 346 manuscript pages.
2. SUBMITTED A JOURNAL MANUSCRIPT: Completed the research for, wrote and submitted a manuscript for a peer review journal publication. “A calibrated agent-based computer model of stochastic cell dynamics in normal human colon crypts useful for in silico experiments”, with student Rafael Bravo.
3. TOOK A GRADUATE COURSE: “Introduction to Computation, Modeling, and Simulation” 16:137:601:90, 3 graduate credits. Spring semester. MATLAB programming.
4. SERVED AS GRANT REVIEWER: (1) Served on study section “Cancer Mechanisms and Population Science” of the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD. (2) Reviewer for the Leaders Opportunity Fund for the Canada Foundation for Innovation.