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What is CIDD?

CIDD was the first center to bring together infectious disease biologists across multiple scales of complexity, from the molecular to population levels, and across all host taxonomies.

CIDD was the first center to bring together infectious disease biologists across multiple scales of complexity, from the molecular to population levels, and across all host taxonomies.

Over the course of our investigations into the ecology and evolution of infectious diseases, our focus has evolved. While our research will always remain firmly grounded in the basic biology of the parasitic agent, our vision for the future is to increasingly apply our knowledge to the improvement of human, animal and plant health in their environment. To that end, CIDD is actively developing collaborations across the globe and seeking additional partnerships with academic institutions, health agencies and industry leaders, to bring our biology into practice.