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 […]

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 […]

Administrative Specialist

October 26, the CEID welcomed our new administrative specialist, Trippe Ross. Trippe is now helping the CEID work more smoothly by managing upcoming events and other organizational duties. He will now take on duties for the arrangement and accommodations of guests. If you have any questions for Trippe Ross, please feel […]

CEID Postdoc Ana Bento to host upcoming IDEAS Data Clinic

Ana Bento, a postdoctoral research associate with Pej Rohani at the Odum School of Ecology, will lead an intensive data clinic to held August 18-19, 2017. First-year graduate students who may or may not have any programming experience will be best served by this data clinic. This course will be introductory, student-centered active learning. It […]

CEID PhD student receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

David Vasquez is among a record-setting 20 from UGA to receive Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation in 2017. These highly competitive fellowships—only 2,000 were awarded out of more than 13,000 applicants nationwide—provide funding for three years of study and research for outstanding graduate students in science, technology, […]

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