Rohani Lab

Population Biology of Infectious Diseases

Category Archives: News

Move to UGA

The Rohani lab has moved to the University of Georgia.  Pej has appointments in the Odum School of Ecology and the Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine.

Micaela’s PhD defense

Congratulations to Micaela, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation!

May 2015

We are pleased to welcome Ana Bento, who is joining us from Imperial College, London.  Ana is a postdoctoral research associate and will be working on the epidemiology of pertussis

December 2014

The Rohani lab will welcome two new postdoctoral research associates in 2015.  Diego Ruiz-Moreno will join us in February and Toby Brett will arrive in March.

October 2014

More good news for Maria Riolo as she is awarded a Complex Systems postdoctoral research fellowship by the James S. McDonnell Foundation — congrats Maria!

September 2014

Pej attended a workshop at the White House on developing predictive models of dengue transmission.

August 2014

Many congratulations to Maria Riolo, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation in Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics! She will be joining the Pascual lab for a postdoc.

August 2014

Our paper, written with lab alumnus Benjamin Roche and collaborators John Drake, David Stallknecht and Trevor Bedford, on the drivers of avian influenza virus genetic diversity was published in PLoS Biology.

August 2014

Kevin Bakker presented his research on the latitudinal gradients in infectious disease seasonality at the annual Ecological Society of America meeting in Sacramento.

June 2014

The Rohani lab welcomes Veronika Bernhauerova, from the Czech Republic, who will be visiting for the next 3 months.