Infectious Disease Ecology

Infectious Diseases EcologyThe study of the interactions among pathogens or parasites and their human, animal or plant hosts in the context of their environment and evolution.

Associated Faculty

Sonia Altizer
Sonia Altizer

UGA Athletic Association Professor of Ecology
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 190
Office: (706) 542-9251
Fax: (706) 542-4819

James (Jeb) Byers
James (Jeb) Byers

Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Ecology
Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs and Research
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 194B
Office: 706-583-0012
Fax: 706-542-4819

Andy Davis
Andy Davis

Assistant Research Scientist

Ecology building, Rm. 183
Office: (706) 542-8112
Fax: (706) 542-4819

John Drake
John Drake

Distinguished Research Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Director, Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 133
Office: 706) 818-4452
Fax: (706) 542-3344

Vanessa Ezenwa
Vanessa Ezenwa

Professor
Graduate Faculty
Joint appointment: Dept. of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine

Ecology building, Rm. 191A
Office: (706) 542-2288
Fax: (706) 542-4819

John Gittleman
John Gittleman

Dean and UGA Foundation Professor in Ecology
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 107
Office: (706) 542-2968
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Richard Hall
Richard Hall

Assistant Professor
Graduate Faculty
Joint appointment: Dept. of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine

Ecology building, Rm. 137
Office: (706) 395-5350
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Courtney Murdock
Courtney Murdock

Assistant Professor
Graduate Faculty
Joint appointment: Dept. of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine

Vet. Medicine, Rm. 260

Andrew Park
Andrew Park

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty
Joint appointment: Dept. of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine

Ecology building, Rm. 34
Office: (706) 542-5373
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Pejman Rohani
Pejman Rohani

UGA Athletic Association Professor in Ecology and Infectious Diseases
Graduate Faculty
Joint appointment: Dept. of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine

Ecology building, Rm. 103
Office: (706) 542-8838
Fax: (706) 542-4819

John Paul Schmidt
John Paul Schmidt

Assistant Research Scientist

Ecology building, Rm. 155C
Office: 706-372-1719

Patrick R. Stephens
Patrick R. Stephens

Assistant Research Scientist
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 194A
Office: 706) 542-6145
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Upcoming Events

Georgia Water Resources Conference

8:00 am

Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel,

STEMzone @ G-Day

10:00 am

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Lawn

Disease Ecology Seminar: Yun Tao

12:20 pm

Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases, Conference Room

SymbioFest

9:00 am

Ecology Building, Seminar Room 117

29th Annual Molecular Parasitology & Vector Biology Symposium

8:30 am

Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel, Masters Hall

Latest News

UGA faculty, alumni are 2019 ESA Fellows

Catherine Pringle, Distinguished Research Professor in the Odum School of Ecology, was elected a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America, and alumna Erin Mordecai, BS ’07, was named an Early Career Fellow.

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Rohani publishes pertussis textbook

Pertussis: Epidemiology, Immunology, and Evolution, a new textbook co-edited by the University of Georgia’s Pejman Rohani, UGA Athletic Association Professor of Ecology and Infectious Diseases, brings together current research from multiple disciplines to shed light on the resurgence of this deadly disease.

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Davis discusses monarch butterflies on Living Lab Radio

Andy K. Davis, assistant research scientist in the Odum School, was featured on the podcast Living Lab Radio from NPR station WCAI on Jan. 14. Davis discussed recent research about

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