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27th Annual Molecular Parasitology & Vector Biology Symposium

Keynote Speaker: Rick Fairhurst, M.D., Ph.D., NIAID Malaria Pathogenesis and Human Immunity Unit

Thursday, April 27
Special Collections Library, UGA

Register now for this day long conference. Abstracts for talks and posters are due April 13.

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Global Diseases: Voices from the Vanguard

Richard W. Steketee

Director of Malaria Control and Elminiation Patnership in Africa

5:30 pm, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, UGA Chapel

Eliminating Malaria — Can the Glass Ceiling be Broken?

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CTEGD Faculty

CTEGD is a research unit at UGA that brings together interdisciplinary researchers from the Departments of Cellular Biology, Microbiology, Genetics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Entomology, Infectious Diseases, Ecology, and Food Safety.

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Graduate Student Training

CTEGD is one of UGA’s most prominent biomedical research and training programs. Students in CTEGD have the choice of 21 laboratories that work at the very forefront of global health.

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Employment Opportunities

Find current employment openings for a variety of research positions.

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Give to the CTEGD Fund

Financial contributions from alumni and friends are vital to accomplishing CTEGD’s mission to pursue cutting edge research in emerging global diseases and train students in this field.

Upcoming Events

11:00 am Cell Biology Seminar: Amy Kiger @ Coverdell Center, room 175
Cell Biology Seminar: Amy Kiger @ Coverdell Center, room 175
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Membrane Regulation of Autophagy and Cellular Remodeling Amy Kiger Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San...
3:00 pm Workshop: Publishing Eduational ... @ Biological Sciences, room 326
Workshop: Publishing Eduational ... @ Biological Sciences, room 326
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Education Research Boot Camp Registration encouraged: Publishing Education Research in the area of STEM Speaker: Julie Luft UGA Mathematics and Science...

Who We Are

The Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases (CTEGD) of the University of Georgia is a university-wide, interdisciplinary center established in 1998 to foster research, education and service related to tropical and emerging global infectious diseases.

Based on a strong foundation of parasitology, immunology, cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics, CTEGD’s 22 faculty are from eight departments in four colleges/schools.