Zeroing in on Zoonotic Diseases
Veterinarian and PNNL data scientist Lauren Charles talks animal-borne diseases—and how biosurveillance can help combat them.
Fellows Selected for New Scialog: Mitigating Zoonotic Threats
Paul G. Allen School for Global Health researchers Pilar Fernandez and Lauren Charles selected as fellows for the Scialog: Mitigating Zoonotic Threats, a multidisciplinary group of researchers to address the global threat to human health from animal-borne infectious diseases.
Determining the role of health care settings in a pandemic
“When infections hit the health care system, and especially emerging infectious diseases, that tends to be when things start to go really badly,” said Eric Lofgren, assistant professor in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health.
Tomorrow’s Scientists: Matthew Mietchen
Doctoral candidate Matthew Mietchen is hopeful his research at Washington State University will help to create a better understanding of how and why infections move through populations — and save lives.