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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

Aug
28
Mon
8:30 am RiP: Cassera Lab @ Coverdell Center, room 175
RiP: Cassera Lab @ Coverdell Center, room 175
Aug 28 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Moderators: Duo Peng and Stephen Vella CTEGD Research in Progress (RiP) meetings are interactive student-facilitated presentations.  Advanced students, postdocs, technicians, and PIs from CTEGD labs present “in progress” work and discuss preliminary data and ideas for collaboration. Questions and discussion are highly encouraged. Refreshments are provided by CTEGD (coffee) and the host lab (immense platters of pastries and other breakfast foods!). All are...
11:00 am ID Seminar: Matthias Schnell @ Vet Med H203
ID Seminar: Matthias Schnell @ Vet Med H203
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A multivalent vaccine targeting the viral hemorrhagic diseases Ebola, Sudan, Marburg and Lassa Fever Matthias Schnell Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Thomas Jefferson...
Aug
29
Tue
11:00 am Cell Bio Seminar: Jeroen Saeij @ BioSciences room 404A
Cell Bio Seminar: Jeroen Saeij @ BioSciences room 404A
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Toxoplasma inflammasome activation Jeroen Saeij Dept. of Pathology, University of California –...
Sep
5
Tue
11:00 am Cell Bio Seminar: Thomas Kidd @ BioSciences room 404A
Cell Bio Seminar: Thomas Kidd @ BioSciences room 404A
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Modeling Neural Disorders in Fruit Flies Thoms Kidd Dept. of Biology, University of Nevada –...

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.

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