Rohani Lab

Population Biology of Infectious Diseases

Spring 2007

July 9: Romulus Breban, currently a postdoc with Dr Sally Blower at UCLA, accepts to join the Rohani lab. Welcome Romulus. He will be working on the dynamics of Avian Influenza Viruses in North American Wildfowl populations, in collaboration with Dr Dave Stallknecht from SCWDS.

June 27: Hanh successfully defended her Masters thesis — many congrats Hanh!

June 5: Daniel and Jamie both receive research funding through the Lewis & Clark Fund, the American Philosophical Society.

May 31: Helen accepts an Assistant Professorship in the departments of Mathematics and Biology at the University of New Mexico!

April 6: Pej is awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship for 2007-2008 (2007 Guggenheim fellow).

March 28: Pej receives University of Georgia’s Creative Research Medal (

March 26: Congrats to Daniel (again) on his receipt of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

March 19-24: Pej and Helen take part in NCEAS working group on “Inference Methods for Mechanistic Ecological Models”, co-organised by Aaron King (U Michigan) and Pej.

March 2: Congrats to Daniel for being awarded best student presentation at the 13th annual Institute of Ecology Graduate student Symposium.