The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Disease organisms

Faculty in the Ecology graduate program with research interests in Disease organisms

Peter Hudson
Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
Willaman Professor of Biology

Population dynamics of infectious diseases in wildlife and the dynamics of parasite community structure.

Andrew Read
Director, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics
Evan Pugh Professor of Biology and Entomology
Eberly Professor of Biotechnology

Evolutionary ecology of host-parasite interactions, particularly virulence, infectiousness, vaccine-driven evolution, and drug and insecticide... Read more

Andrew Stephenson
Distinguished Professor of Biology

The impact of inbreeding by plants on organic volatile production, herbivory and the establishment and spread of diseases. The effects of disease on... Read more

W. David Walter
Assistant Unit Leader
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology U.S. Geological Survey Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit Pennsylvania State University

Applied spatial ecology; animal disease epidemiology; stable isotope ecology