The Center hopes to foster the development of new investigators and emerging scientists in the field of infectious disease modeling through education, mentoring, and financial support.
Infectious Disease Transmission Dynamics: Increasing Diversity in Science Conference
The Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics hosts an annual Outreach conference, focused on encouraging undergraduate students to consider the field of mathematical modelling, when applying to graduate schools. the inaugural conference in 2012 was a tremendous success and was kicked up with a Welcome from the Acting Director of the NIH, DR. Judith Grenberg. The videos from past events can be viewed here.
Students accepted to the doctoral program in Infectious Disease Epidemiology may receive salary support from the Center or from the Infectious Disease Biodefense interdisciplinary training grant