Author Archives: Karen Kemirembe

New 2020/21 CGSA officers elected

We’re excited to announce the new 2020/21 CIDD Grad Student Association officers. Congratulations to the incoming board, and a warm thank you to past officers. As always, if Faculty, Students and Post-docs would like to pass along useful information, organize … Continue reading

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Grad Students present research at Feb 20th CIDD seminar

Three graduate students presented their research at the CIDD Thursday seminar on Feb 20th. Presentations can be of an ongoing project or of a research proposal related to infectious disease. These talks are well attended by a (friendly) mix of … Continue reading

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CIDD Best student paper 2019 awardees announced

Congratulations to Catherine Herzog (Bjornstad lab- 2nd place) and Sreenidhi Srinivasan (Kapur lab- 1st place) for being awarded the Inaugural Peter J. Hudson CIDD best student prizes. Catherine’s paper was on peste des petits ruminants virus in northern Tanzania, and … Continue reading

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New research synopsis

Photo courtesy of US Geological Survey. The Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD) Grad Student Association (CGSA) highlights research by our faculty and students by hosting a series of short research synopses on the CIDDTv website. Our current Synopsis co-ordinator, … Continue reading

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CGSA grads present their research at CIDD seminar

Left to right: Allyson, Karen and Adam. Photos courtesy of Keith Hickey (Huck Marketing Communications Specialist) Once a semester, 3 graduate students are given the opportunity to showcase their research. Today, during the regular Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics seminar … Continue reading

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CIDD post docs present their research

        Once a semester, post-docs get 2 slots to present their research in 2o minutes, with 10 minutes for questions during the regular 11 am CIDD seminar slot. Today, Valerie Morley (Read lab)- “Preventing antimicrobial resistance emergence … Continue reading

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Science communication strategies with Gail McCormick

In this Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD)/ Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Biosciences (MCIBS)-sponsored lecture held this afternoon, Dr. Gail McCormick, a science writer and communications strategist with the Penn State Eberly College of Science, discussed some of the ways … Continue reading

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New semester, new CGSA plans.

The Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD) Graduate Student’s Association – CGSA held its first board meeting of the Spring 2019 semester this afternoon in W-203 Millennium Science Complex. In attendance were all current CGSA officers, as well as the … Continue reading

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CGSA holds December trainee meeting

A few grad students came out today to the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD) graduate student Association (CGSA) December trainee meeting, organized by Vice President Molly Rathbun. The goal of this meeting was to reflect on the end of … Continue reading

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Obtaining Foundation Funding 101

Are you a graduate student/ post-doc/ recent graduate seeking funding alternatives beyond Federal and State agencies? Or perhaps you are an International student that finds themselves ineligible for many U.S funded grants. You might be in the Humanities/ Performing Arts … Continue reading

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