Courtney Murdock

Research

One of the main drivers of vector-borne disease transmission is the ecology of the insect vector. Changes in climate and landuse alter ecological relationships vectors have with their hosts and parasite/pathogens, resulting in shifts in transmission. Our research applies ecological and evolutionary theory to better understand:

  1. the host-vector-parasite/pathogen interaction,
  2. key environmental drivers of transmission, and
  3. how environmental change will affect vector-borne disease transmission.

Teaching

IDIS 8900: Global Change and Vector-borne Diseases

ECOL 4150-6150: Population Biology of Infectious Diseases

ECOL 3500: Ecology

C Murdock

Courtney Murdock
Assistant Professor, Odum School of Ecology & Department of Infectious Diseases
327 Veterinary Medicine
706-542-3473
cmurdock@uga.edu
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