Behavior and Infectious Disease Working Group

Created in March 2021, the Behavior and Infectious Disease Working Group studies various systems used by ecologists to discern behaviors and is led by Lewis Bartlett, Emlyn Resetarits, and Elizabeth Warburton. This working group focuses on the behavioral traits of different hosts and their pathogens and examines how these traits […]

Spillover Working Group

Formed as part of the President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant program, this group aims to develop novel data products, quantitative methods, and theory on the drivers of zoonotic spillover and the geography of emerging infectious diseases.  We seek to build new tools for predictive modeling and risk mapping that provide an […]

Disease Mapping Working Group

Established in October 2017, this working group aims to develop the Center’s collective expertise in mapping and spatial modeling of infectious diseases. These efforts include developing learning resources for other center members while working on collaborative mapping/modeling projects to provide hands-on experience to group members. We have developed tutorials for […]

Disease Forecasting Working Group

Established in September 2017, this working group aims to advance our capacity to forecast infectious disease dynamics by developing a forecasting architecture written in the programming language R and disseminating stress-tested R packages to CEID members and the greater scientific community. By forecasting a variety of diseases with generic time […]