Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics
CIDD embraces all scales and components of infectious disease biology. Our interdisciplinary approach, coupled with a dynamic viewpoint, provides insight into how to prevent or reduce infections.
We use remote sensing to study how human movement is linked to human health
Assistant Professor of Biology
At CIDD, we study infections from the perspective of the parasitic agent. Our faculty and research span human, animal, and plant systems to determine the unique demands of the parasitic lifestyle, the responses of the hosts and how the environment affects these interactions.
This approach yields novel insights into the biological processes that drive the biology and evolution of infectious agents, and the processes that can be used to limit their harm to individual and population health.
Beth McGraw and Jason Rasgon, Penn State
CIDD Lunch: Collaboration in Flavi/alpha Virus Work
Hannah Greenberg (Machtinger Lab), Justin Munro (Llinás Lab) and Sahar Zarmehri (Hanks Lab), Penn State
CIDD seminar: Graduate students