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.


January 20, 2020

Ethyl Ashworth-Tsutsui Award to Dr. Meyers!

Congrats Dr. Alyssa Meyers on being selected for the Ethyl Ashworth-Tsutsui Award for Mentoring, given to a postdoctoral associate.  The

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Spencer Awarded for Bird Research

Spencer takes home the second place platform presentation award at the 2020 CVM Trainee Research Symposium!  His presentation was called

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January 14, 2020

Working Dogs

Alyssa’s work with the border patrol dogs, in collaboration with cardiologist Dr. Saunders and the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases,

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December 13, 2019

Graduate and Professional Student Government

Italo was covered in GPSG social media after he was awarded a GPSG travel grant.  Nice write-up available here!

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November 15, 2019

NIH-NLM funding

With new federal funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)- National Library of Medicine- National Network of Libraries of

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November 1, 2019

Rachel EEB Spotlight

Rachel Busselman, second year PhD student in the EEB program, was recently featured as the Spotlight in the November newsletter. 

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