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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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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

Feb
24
Fri
11:15 am IOB Seminar: Lixing Yang @ Davison Life Sciences Buiding, room B118
IOB Seminar: Lixing Yang @ Davison Life Sciences Buiding, room B118
Feb 24 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Lixing Yang Harvard University...
Feb
27
Mon
8:30 am RiP: Harn Lab @ Coverdell Center room 175
RiP: Harn Lab @ Coverdell Center room 175
Feb 27 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Moderator: Fernando...
11:00 am Cell Biology Seminar: Nadja Zeltner @ CCRC Auditorium
Cell Biology Seminar: Nadja Zeltner @ CCRC Auditorium
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Faculty Candidate for The Center for Molecular Medicine Modeling Disease of the Peripheral Nervous System Using Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Nadja Zeltner Department of Developmental Biology, Sloan Kettering Institute, New...
12:30 pm Cellular Biology: Rachel Roberts... @ Biological Sciences, room 404A
Cellular Biology: Rachel Roberts... @ Biological Sciences, room 404A
Feb 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Cellular Biology Faculty Candidate Off With Their Heads: Using Planarians to Understand Brain Regeneration Rachel Roberts-Galbraith Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...
Feb
28
Tue
11:00 am Cell Biology Seminar: Joshua Dubnau @ Coverdell Center, room 175
Cell Biology Seminar: Joshua Dubnau @ Coverdell Center, room 175
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Retrotransposon Storm Hypothesis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Joshua Dubnau Department of Anesthesiology, Stony Brook...

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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