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 – […]

Job Opportunity: Staff Statistician/Modeler

The CEID is accepting applications for a statistician/modeler to join our staff.  This position will support researchers  in the performance of technical projects, design of research studies, development of research methods, analysis and interpretation of data, presentation of research results, software development and proposal preparation. Candidates should be experienced with […]

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 […]

Undergraduate Internship Available

The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases (CEID) is searching for an undergraduate intern for the fall semester. This is a part-time position and the accepted applicant can expect to work about 9 hours/week. Scheduling is semi-flexible based on applicant and CEID schedules. This is an unpaid internship that […]

CEID’s First Symposium a Success

On Saturday, February 24th, 2018, the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases held it’s first disease ecology symposium, focusing on the Population Biology of Vector-borne Diseases.  105 students, faculty members, and research scientists from across the nation gathered at the Odum School of Ecology to hear lectures from 14 […]

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