The goal of the GIDI iGrant Program is to support innovative, impactful research conducted by individuals. Consistent with GIDI's mission, these projects will promote trans-disciplinary research and extend GIDI's national and international footprint in infectious disease research.
- Herve Agaisse, PhD (SOM)
- Andreas Gahlmann, PhD (CLAS)
- Huiwang Ai, PhD (SOM)
We will test the hypothesis that before reaching the colon where it is an intracellular pathogen, S. flexneri develops an extracellular life style on biofilm information in the small intestine.
- Jason Papin, PhD (SOM)
- Lisa Colosi Peterson, PhD (SEAS)
- Peter M. Kasson, MD, PhD (SOM)
The study of emergence of antibiotic resistance in real-life by modeling complex microbial communities, characterizing resistance in wastewater treatment, and simulating drug-protein interactions.
- Sebastian Tello-Trillo, PhD (Batten)
- Jessica Keim Malpass, PhD, RN (SON)
- Rebecca A. Dillingham, MD (SOM)
This project will use econometrics methods to investigate the effects of the Affordable Care Act's dependent mandate on HIV viral suppression for people living with HIV ages 23-28 in Virginia.