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Reducing the Impact of Infectious Diseases by Supporting Trans-Disciplinary Academic Research

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY: Information and messages about Coronavirus

The University of Virginia continues to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Find UVA's messages and other public health resources and guidance

A State of Emergency Has Been Declared for Virginia in Response to COVID-19

 

Jochen Zimmer, named Investigator by HHMI

We are delighted to share the news that GIDI member Jochen Zimmer, PhD, Professor of molecular physiology and biomedical physics, has been named an Investigator by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the largest private biomedical research institution in the nation! This is considered one of the highest honors a biomedical scientist can achieve.  Congratulations, Dr. Zimmer!  

medical professional giving nasal covid test

What We Know about How the Delta Variant of COVID is Spreading

“Vaccines are by far our most effective tools,” Elizabeth Rogawski McQuade, GIDI Member, says, “but they clearly are not perfect, and they’re not our only tools. We really have to have the combination of interventions to make it through this.”

Two New GIDI Funding Opportunities

2021-2022 round of GIDI Collaborative Seed Grants and GIDI Proposal Assembly Grants

COVID-19: One Year Later Webinar Series

The Global Infectious Institute will highlight sponsored research from across the UVA community that seeks to address the many questions and problems surrounding this pandemic. Register HERE

 

UVA J-term signature class on Pandemics Beyond the Headlines: COVID-19

GIDI Associate Directors Roseanne Ford and David Leblang bring their respective specialties together to provide students with a broader understanding of the pandemic at a national level.  Read more HERE

GIDI honored to be featured at the 2020 American Public Health Association Conference

The Global Infectious Diseases Institute and Director Dr. Alison Criss are honored to be one of the twelve thought leaders featured at the 2020 American Public Health Association conference.  This video outlines the mission and vision of GIDI.

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09/24/2021 - 2:00pm

We are delighted to share the news that GIDI member Jochen Zimmer, PhD, Professor of molecular physiology and biomedical physics, has been named an Investigator by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the largest private biomedical research institution in the nation!

04/20/2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

It has been just over a year since the World Health Organization declared that the outbreak of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID19) constituted a global pandemic on March 11th, 2020.  The Global Infectious Institute will highlight sponsored research from across the UVA community that seeks


"We need concerted responses to handling notorious and urgent global infectious diseases."

-Alison Criss, Director