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.


May 25, 2020

COVID-19 Response Team

Thanks Italo and Ed for your volunteer work on the COVID-19 response team with the Brazos County Health Department since

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Alyssa Meyers

April 24, 2020

AFS Distinguished Graduate Student

Congrats to Dr. Alyssa Meyers for being selected as a 2020 Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Award for

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April 15, 2020

Congrats Rachel Busselman!

Rachel was selected as the recipient of the national Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation Scholarship for the 2020–21 academic year!  About

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Congrats Spencer!

Spencer was awarded a small grant from the American Ornithological Society to support the work on malaria parasites. Specifically, the

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March 25, 2020

Outstanding Postdoc Dr. Curtis

Congrats to Dr. Rachel Curtis for being named the CVM’s 2020 ‘Outstanding Postdoctoral Research Associate’.  This Award is presented to

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March 20, 2020

Social distance lab meeting

Outdoor lab meeting at the TAMU Teaching Gardens followed by a bluebonnet photo!  L to R: Sujata Balasubramanian, Sarah Hamer,

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