Job Opportunity: Scientific Programmer

The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases seeks a scientific programmer to aide in the development of tools for decision-response and situation-awareness. The selected candidate will work with teams of student, postdoc, faculty, and staff researchers engaged in various projects that elucidate the nature disease transmission, spread, and the […]

CEID Launches Coronavirus Working Group & Tracker

On January 24, 2020, the The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases at the University of Georgia formed the Coronavirus Working Group, a group of about 20 scientists with data science expertise in data manipulation and interpretation, visualization, GIS, machine learning, computational statistics, and dynamical modeling. The Working Group’s 2019 Coronavirus Tracker provides data-driven, […]

Researchers Associated with CEID & the UGA Department of Anthropology Receive $1.6M to Study Disease Transmission

Researchers associated with the University of Georgia’s Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases and Department of Anthropology have received a grant to investigate the relationships between habitat characteristics, human activity and disease transmission for two zoonotic vector-borne tropical diseases: cutaneous leishmaniasis and Chagas disease.  This project will unite an […]

CEID FY19 Annual Report

The CEID Annual Report for FY19 is available to review – click within the window below to enlarge.  For more information, or to request print copies, contact ceid@uga.edu.

CEID Welcomes Tierney O’Sullivan, Staff Statistician

CEID is pleased to welcome Tierney O’Sullivan as our staff statistician.  Tierney is not new to the Odum School of Ecology, having earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Ecology in 2012. As an undergraduate, she conducted research in the Drake lab studying statistical indicators of critical slowing down in a laboratory […]

Undergraduate Researchers Present Findings at Upcoming Poster Sessions

This summer, our Population Biology of Infectious Diseases REU site welcomed 13 students from across the United States, providing research experiences at the intersection of quantitative & experimental studies in infectious disease biology. Students developed projects emphasizing experimentation, computational and mathematical modeling, and synthesis projects combining empirical research and modeling. 2019 […]

CEID Welcomes First Cohort of Postdoctoral Scholars

This summer, CEID is excited to welcome Lewis Bartlett, Emlyn Resetartis, and Elizabeth Warburton, as our first cohort of the CEID Postdoctoral Scholars program. Lewis Bartlett joins us July 1st, upon completion of a postdoctoral appointment at Emory University. Lewis finished his PhD with the University of Exeter and UC Berkeley. Lewis […]

CEID-IDEAS Member Retreat 2019

The CEID will partner with the IDEAS Training Program for our annual member retreat, to be held Tuesday May 7th at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.  Please contact tross312@uga.edu with questions/concerns or RSVP here.  Agenda 9:00AM – Welcome with Coffee & Pastries 9:10AM – CEID Business Update 9:30AM – […]

CEID members John Drake & Pej Rohani named AAAS Fellows

Writer: Allyson Mann, tiny@uga.edu  (This article has been adapted from the original posting, which can be found here).  Contact: John Drake, jdrake@uga.edu; Pejman Rohani, rohani@uga.edu CEID members and ecology professors John Drake and Pejman Rohani are among six University of Georgia faculty members named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement […]

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