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 […]
Dr. Pej Rohani, of the Odum School of Ecology, gave a talk on “Evolution Vs Coevolution: Parasitism and constitutive defense costs to host life-history traits”. “Parasites exert a profound influence on the population and evolutionary ecology of their hosts and they have provided the impetus for the prodigious development of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The closing symposium of the 2016 Population Biology of Infectious Diseases REU program will be held on Friday, July 22 from 9-11am in the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
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.
On July 22nd, faculty, distinguished research guests, postdocs, and students gathered to mark the much-anticipated launch of the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases in downtown Athens. Coordinated by the Odum School of Ecology, the reception featured a brief talk by Dr. John Drake, who outlined the center’s initiatives and aspiration […]