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Disease Eco-Epidemiology

We research the ecology, evolution, and epidemiology of vector-borne, wildlife, and zoonotic diseases using field-based studies and molecular tools.  By understanding how pathogens are maintained in nature, we aim to identify novel targets for interventions to reduce disease risk to humans, wildlife, and domestic animal populations.

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News Update

  • September 2015 Congrats and gratitude to Lisa- she was just promoted from Research Assistant to Research Associate!
  • September 2015 Welcome new PhD students Alyssa Meyers (NSF Graduate Research Fellow) and Italo Zecca MPH!
  • August 2015

    Dr. Miranda was interviewed by The Nature Conservancy about her crane research.  Best first line ever!

  • July 2015 Our work at dog kennels is featured on the front page of the Uvalde News!
  • June 2015 Rachel's Citizen Science kissing bug program is featured in 'Citizen Science Tuesday' blog of The Nature Conservancy.  It is kissing bug season... please submit your bugs here!

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