Population Biology of Vector-borne Diseases

On February 24, 2018 the UGA Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases will host a day-long symposium dedicated to the population biology of vector-borne diseases.

Events will include a series of lectures by leading scientists from around the world, an open discussion of future directions in the field, a poster session where non-speakers can present their work, and a catered reception.


  • Mike Boots, University of California, Berkeley
  • Derek Cummings, University of Florida
  • Maria Diuk-Wasser, Columbia University
  • Simon Gubbins, The Pirbright Institute
  • Laura Harrington, Cornell University
  • Ary Hoffman, University of Melbourne
  • Alun Lloyd, North Carolina State University
  • Erin Mordecai, Stanford University
  • Courtney Murdock, University of Georgia
  • Alex Perkins, University of Notre Dame
  • Nicholas Reich, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Bobby Reiner, University of Washington
  • Sadie Ryan, University of Florida
  • Edward Wenger, Intellectual Ventures
  • Michael Strand, University of Georgia

To learn more about speakers, the symposium schedule, and accommodations, please visit our website.

Please register here. This event is free to UGA affiliates and $25 for all others.