Reception to celebrate new book exploring the power of parasites

The Odum School of Ecology will host a reception Jan. 6 to celebrate Animal Behavior and Parasitism, a new book edited by faculty members Sonia Altizer, Vanessa Ezenwa and Richard Hall. The reception will be held from 4-6 p.m. in the Ecology building’s lobby and courtyard. Research into the links […]

CEID FY21 Annual Report

CEID’s fiscal year 2021 Annual Report was published on January 6, 2022.  If you are interested in joining CEID or have any questions about or Annual Report, please contact Madison Wilson.

Spillover of zoonotic pathogens: A review of reviews

The authors of this paper systematically reviewed a collection of 88 review papers from 10 disciplines with four distinct goals in mind. They wanted to describe key elements in main spillover processes, identify disciplines that discuss spillover and compare their foci, identify shared interest across disciplines, and summarize gaps in […]

Targeted methods to control the spread of COVID-19

Two models exploring how targeted interventions can be used to control the spread of SARS-CoV-2, rather than harsh social distancing mandates like school and workplace closures, have been published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.  Written by researchers associated with the University of Georgia’s Center for the Ecology of […]

CEID Launches the Global Infectious Disease Intelligence Consortium (GIDIC)

The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases has launched the Global Infectious Disease Intelligence Consortium (GIDIC) to bring together leaders in academic, government agencies, industry, and NGOs who need to be aware of emerging infectious diseases.  Designed to provide members with Infectious Disease Intelligence, GIDIC’s vision is that a […]

Infectious Disease Intelligence: Predicting the Next Pandemic

Can we predict the emergence and spillover of infectious diseases like Ebola or COVID-19? Can we develop an infectious disease warning system that is analogous to weather forecasts, that pinpoints the origin and path of disease spread? On March 24th at Noon Eastern, John Drake will deliver a webinar with […]

Population Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases – Book Now Available

Population Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases, the second book in the Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases series is now available through Amazon and is coming soon to your local bookstore. This text provides a comprehensive survey of vector-borne diseases, featuring diverse perspectives of multiple investigators from different disciplinary backgrounds. We […]

CEID FY20 Annual Report

The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases is proud to report on our activities and accomplishments from FY20 (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) […]

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