ID Epi Seminar Series: Isabel Rodriguez-Barraquer

Kresge Building, Room 502, Harvard Chan School 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Isabel is an Assistant Professor in the Division of HIV, ID and Global Medicine at University of California, San Francisco. She is interested in applying novel epidemiological and statistical methods to understand the dynamics of infectious diseases. While she is interested in infectious diseases generally, most of her experience is related to vector-borne diseases such as dengue, malaria, and Zika.  Isabel completed her medical training in Colombia, and pursued a PhD…

ID Epi Seminar Series: Natalie Dean

Kresge Building, Room 502, Harvard Chan School 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Natalie Dean is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Florida. Her research is on methods for clinical trial and study design for evaluating vaccine efficacy, with a focus on emerging infectious diseases such as Ebola, Zika, and Lassa fever. She is Principal Investigator of an NIH/NIAID R01 to develop and evaluate innovative trial design and analysis methods adapted to the outbreak setting. She received…

ID Epi Seminar Series: Robert Woods

Kresge Building, Room 502, Harvard Chan School 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Dr Robert Woods is an infectious diseases physician-scientist. The common theme of his research is the study of ecological and evolutionary forces that maintain diversity in pathogen populations by combining theory, bioinformatics, laboratory experiments and clinical data, with the goal to better understand pathogen evolution, predict medically relevant evolutionary phenomena and rationally designing interventions. In his Ph.D. Dr. Woods used experimental evolution with E. coli and computer simulations to understand…

ID Epi Seminar Series: Duncan MacCannell

Kresge Building, Room 502, Harvard Chan School 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

  Duncan MacCannell is the chief science officer for the CDC’s Office of Advanced Molecular Detection (OAMD), where he helps to coordinate the implementation and support of pathogen genomics, bioinformatics, high-performance computing and other innovative laboratory technologies across the CDC’s four infectious disease centers. With a broad focus on public health laboratory science and strategic innovation, he directs the agency's high performance computing center of excellence, and works to integrate…

ID Epi Seminar Series: Ying Taur

Kresge Building, Room 502, Harvard Chan School 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Bio: Dr. Ying Taur received his M.D. and M.P.H. from New York Medical College, and completed internal medicine residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He then completed his infectious diseases fellowship training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, after which he stayed on there as physician-scientist faculty. Dr. Taur’s research involves the study of the intestinal microbiota and its impact on cancer patients. He has received…

ID Epi Seminar Series: Adam Lauring

Kresge Building, Room 502, Harvard Chan School 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Bio:  Dr. Lauring received a PhD in molecular biology in 2000, followed by a MD in 2002, both from the University of Washington. He did his graduate work on FeLV with Julie Overbaugh at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Lauring completed a medical residency and infectious diseases fellowship at UCSF. Adam’s postdoctoral research in Raul Andino’s laboratory focused on the evolutionary dynamics of poliovirus. He joined the faculty…

ID Epi Seminar Series: Rustom Antia

Kresge Building, Room 502, Harvard Chan School 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Bio: Rustom has a long-standing interest in developing a quantitative understanding of the dynamics of pathogens and immune responses. Website: http://www.biology.emory.edu/index.cfm?faculty=17

ID Epi Seminar Series: Kathleen Neuzil

Kresge Building, Room 502, Harvard Chan School 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Bio: Dr. Neuzil is a Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Director of the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (CVD), and Director of the Division of Geographic Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She received her BS in zoology from the University of Maryland, College Park, her MD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and her MPH from Vanderbilt University. She received her training in…

ID Epi Seminar Series: Katia Koelle

Kresge Building, Room 502, Harvard Chan School 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Bio: Katia Koelle is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at Emory University. She earned her PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Michigan (2005) and recently joined the Department of Biology at Emory after a decade on the faculty at Duke University. Her research interests include the development of mathematical models to better understand patterns of viral evolution and disease dynamics between and within…

A Hidden Source for CPE Transmission in Hospitals, Gili Regev-Yochay, MD

Kresge Building, Room 502, Harvard Chan School 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Please join the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics and Infectious Disease Epidemiology for a guest speaker talk. Dr. Gili Regev-Yochay, Director of Infection Prevention and Control Unit from Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, Israel will present a talk entitled "A Hidden Source for CPE Transmission in Hospitals."