CEID at the 2017 Graduate Student Symposium and Recruitment Weekend

On Friday, January 27, 2017, the Odum School of Ecology held its annual Graduate Student Symposium and Recruitment Weekend. The event, organized entirely by Ecology graduate students, featured informal talks on current student research, a keynote lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Sudduth, and an undergraduate poster session. Several members of the […]

The influence of host social system on parasite population (genetic) structure: lessons from a bat-ectoparasite comparative framework

Dr. Jaap Van Schaik, a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, gave a talk entitled, “The influence of host social system on parasite population (genetic) structure: lessons from a bat-ectoparasite comparative framework.” The abstract is as follows: Host sociality affects host-parasite dynamics directly and indirectly at both ecological and evolutionary […]

Available Postdoctoral Research Positions

The newly formed Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases at the University of Georgia is seeking four postdoctoral research associates for four projects: Dengue virus serotype interactions Anticipating disease emergence Multi-scale dynamics of near-critical contagion processes Forecasting seasonal influenza The complete announcement can be found here. Direct all inquiries […]

Influenza in Ducks and Water: A Multi-scale Analysis Seminar

Andreas Handel, an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the College of Public Health at the University of Georgia, gave a talk entitled, “Influenza in Ducks and Water: A Multi-scale Analysis Seminar”. From the annoucement: “Increasing evidence suggests that environmental persistence is an important component for the transmission dynamics of avian […]

Pertussis Workshop

Visiting lecturer Dr. Seyed Moghadas, an Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics at York University (Canada), gave a talk on pertussis, an important respiratory infection that causes considerable infants mortality worldwide. As incidence of pertussis have recently seen a marked rise in some developed countries, notwithstanding the presence of vaccination programs with […]

Visit by Professor Claudia Pio Ferreira

Claudia Pio Ferreira, Associate Professor of Biostatistics at Sao Paulo State University, visiting the Rohani lab and the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases during July and August 2016 to work on the population dynamics of Dengue virus.

Visit by Professor Seyed Moghadas

Seyed Moghadas, Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics at York University (Canada) and Director of the Agent Based Modeling Laboratory, visiting the Rohani lab and the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases during July and August 2016 to work on the theory of vaccination policy.

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