Lab News

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Toby award!

Delighted to announce Toby Brett has received UGA’s Postdoctoral Research Award!

Lab collaboration

A new paper by Borchering et al. (2021) on influenza B viruses was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.  This paper

New paper by Toby

New paper out by Brett & Rohani (2020) in PLoS Biology that develops an early warning pipeline for (re)emerging infectious diseases

Pej Rohani

Professorship

Pej has been named a Regents’ professor at the University of Georgia (2019)

AAAS Fellow!

Pej Rohani and John Drake were named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2018)

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Pertussis Book!

A volume titled Pertussis: Epidemiology, Immunology & Evolution to be published by Oxford University Press.  Co-edited with Sam Scarpino.

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Welcome Arash!

We welcome Dr Arash Saeidpour to the lab.  Arash will be working on measles and pertussis in the US, on an NIH-funded project with Dr

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MIDAS network

Pej has been elected to the executive committee of the NIH’s Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS).  He will also serve as chair.

NIH Study Section

For the next four years, Pej will serve on the National Institutes of Health study section, IRAP (Infectious, Reproductive, Asthma and Pulmonary Conditions).

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Dr Jasmina Luczo

We welcome Dr Jasmina Luczo to the lab.  Jaz will be based in the Department of Infectious Diseases (College of Veterinary Medicine, UGA), working on avian