Researchers to develop tool to predict measles outbreaks

CEID Director John Drake is part of a UGA/Penn State team receiving a grant from the Gates Foundation to restore progress toward measles elimination lost during the pandemic.

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Accessing the connections between infectious disease, climate change and biodiversity loss

Regents’ Professor and CEID Director John Drake is co-author on a new report calling for a more unified approach to planetary health.

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Students explore infectious disease research through Ecology REU program

When T’Kai Adekunle first took an ecology class at Savannah State University, she knew she wanted to explore the field more. “I wanted to use what I had just learned

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Collaboration and coronaviruses: Lunn brings interdisciplinary approach to disease ecology

Bats deserve more than just a few weeks in the limelight each Halloween. The flying mammals are critical pollinators and pest control agents, according to Tamika Lunn, a disease ecologist and new

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Extreme heat hurts monarchs and their parasites

New research from Odum School of Ecology scientists at the University of Georgia shows that constant exposure to high temperatures limits parasite development in monarch butterflies and also lowers monarch survival.

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Magnifying impact: UGA seeding formation of broad research teams

This Office of Research feature highlights research teams across UGA, profiling the work of Odum’s Pejman Rohani in co-assembling a multi-institutional team that landed one of UGA’s largest awards in history.

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Drake to develop spatial interaction model for Japanese encephalitis virus

Regents’ Professor John Drake of the Odum School of Ecology and director of the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases (CEID) is building a Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) infectious disease model to explain how this virus is expected to spread after it is introduced into the United States.

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Inside Georgia’s oyster disease epidemic 

Researchers at the Odum School of Ecology are studying oyster disease in Georgia. 

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Imperiled frogs are dying off at alarming rates. Here’s what researchers know.

Since April of this year, frogs that rely on longleaf pine ecosystems have been dying at alarming rates in some regions. Courtesy faculty Stacey Lance is working with collaborators to understand why.

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Ecology faculty Rohani and Drake part of Pathogen Genomics Center of Excellence

Odum School of Ecology faculty Pej Rohani and John Drake are part of a University of Georgia team working to strengthen public health response to infectious disease threats and support

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