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Student wins Daniel M. Jobbins scholarship

Congratulations to our current CGSA president, Karen Kemirembe for winning the New Jersey Mosquito Control Association Daniel M. Jobbins Scholarship for her work on Sex Specific responses of the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae to a mosquito borne Alphavirus infection. 

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Combating livestock infections: when to act and how?

A new research synopsis entitled “Combating livestock infections: when to act and how?” has been published on CIDDTV by Alexis Delabouglise. CIDD researchers Alexis Delabouglise and Maciej Boni computationally modeled livestock disease management and transmission between small-scale poultry farms in … Continue reading

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Risky trade-offs alter ant movement

A new research synopsis entitled “Risky trade-offs alter ant movement” has been published on CIDDTV. The synopsis covers results from a study from CIDD researchers Natalie Imirzian, Christoph Kurze, Raquel Loreto, and David Hughes with collaborators at the University of Notre Dame. The researchers investigated forager ant behavior … Continue reading

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Graduate Students Share Their Research at CIDD Seminar

At this weeks CIDD Seminar, Penn State graduate students Hannah Greenberg (Machtinger Lab), Justin Munro (Llinás Lab), and Sahar Zarmehri (Hanks Lab) discussed their research progress with the CIDD community. Hannah presented her work on Ongoing Research into the Effects of Sarcoptic … Continue reading

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Livestock management systems impact disease risk

A new research synopsis entitled “Livestock management systems impact disease risk” by Catherine Herzog has been published on CIDDTV. The synopsis covers results from a study led by CIDD graduate student Catherine Herzog in the lab of Ottar Bjørnstad. Other … Continue reading

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Assessing multiple sources of uncertainty in epidemic management

A new research synopsis entitled “Assessing multiple sources of uncertainty in epidemic management” by Shouli Li has been published on CIDDTV. The synopsis covers results from a study led by Shou-Li Li, a postdoctoral scholar in the Shea lab at … Continue reading

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Novel Tick-Borne Viruses Identified Using Metaviromics

A new research synopsis entitled “Novel Tick-Borne Viruses Identified Using Metaviromics” by Kurt Vandegrift has been published on CIDDTV. The synopsis covers work published by CIDD’s Kurt Vandegift and his grant collaborator Dr. Amit Kapoor at Nationwide Children’s Hospital on the phylogenies … Continue reading

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Pesticides induce trophic cascades in aquatic host-parasite systems

A new research synopsis entitled “Pesticides induce trophic cascades in aquatic host-parasite systems” by Ellen Brandel has been published on CIDDTV. The synopsis covers a study on the effect of pesticides on aquatic parasite-host systems. CIDD’s Dr. Peter Hudson is … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Using Mobile-Based Machine Learning to Identify Plant Diseases

The Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD) Graduate Student Associate (CGSA) highlights research by our faculty and students by posting a series of short research synopses on the CIDDTV website. A recent publication from the Hughes lab, A Mobile-Based Deep … Continue reading

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