Rash decisions: Investigations of emerging poxvirus diseases – Oct. 8, 2014
Join us for a public lecture by Ginny L. Emerson of the Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
October 8, 2014
1:00pm, reception to follow
Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, Room 175
University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Dr. Emerson is a microbiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She received her PhD in systematics and evolution from The George Washington University in Washington DC. Her research aims to increase understanding of the ecology and evolution of zoonotic poxviruses in order to inform efforts to anticipate outbreaks and reduce risk of human exposure. Her broader interests include comparative genetics and the evolution, ecology and epidemiology of infectious diseases.