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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

Sep
25
Mon
8:30 am RiP: Peterson Lab @ Coverdell Center, room 175
RiP: Peterson Lab @ Coverdell Center, room 175
Sep 25 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Moderators: AJ Stasic and Kerri Miazgowicz 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: Rays Jiang @ Vet Med H203
ID Seminar: Rays Jiang @ Vet Med H203
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Sep
26
Tue
11:00 am Cell Bio Seminar: Debra Fadool @ BioSciences room 404A
Cell Bio Seminar: Debra Fadool @ BioSciences room 404A
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Olfactory System Detects Internal Chemical Cues and is Impacted by Obesity Debra Fadool Dept. of Biological Science, Florida State University – Tallahassee...
Oct
2
Mon
8:30 am RiP: Mensa-Wilmot Lab @ Coverdell Center, room 175
RiP: Mensa-Wilmot Lab @ Coverdell Center, room 175
Oct 2 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Moderators: Nuria Negrao and Josh Butler 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...

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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