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 […]

Rohani’s Pertussis: Epidemiology, Immunology, and Evolution published

Pertussis, a highly infectious respiratory disease also known as whooping cough, can cause serious illness and death. The introduction of a vaccine in the 1940s led to a significant drop in infections worldwide, but in recent years cases of pertussis have been on the rise—and public health officials aren’t sure […]

CEID Postdoctoral Scholars Program Launched

The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases (CEID) at the University of Georgia is pleased to announce our Postdoctoral Scholars Program. Applications are due Monday, December 3rd, 2018 for positions to begin July 1, 2019 or soon after.  We are hiring 3 Scholars, with positions lasting up to 2 years.  Scholars […]

CEID FY18 Annual Report

The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases (CEID) is proud to release our first annual report, highlighting our efforts to date, services, mission, and members.  In the year since its establishment, the CEID has developed as catalyst for collaboration in infectious disease research at the University of Georgia.  Our […]

CEID & IDEAS Partner for Computational Workshops

In May, the CEID partnered with the Interdisciplinary Disease Ecology Across Scales (IDEAS) program for our annual computational modelling workshops.  A total of 30 students participated in at least one of two intensive two-and-a-half day modules on the Introduction to Scientific Programming and the Introduction to Phylogenetic Comparative Methods.  These […]

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