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


05/10/2019 - 2:00pm

Congratulations to GIDI's Team Wu (Martin Wu, Ann Hays, Cirle Warren, and Hoang Sook) on their new award from the Commonwealth Health Research Board (CHRB) to study C. difficile persister cells in recurrent C.

03/25/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Building Bridges Lecture Series is organized by the Pan-University Institutes in coordination with the Office of the Vice President for Research, and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. The goal of this series is to strengthen the culture of trans-disciplinary research at the University of Virginia.

02/19/2019 - 11:30am

Carolyn Reynolds, Senior Associate with the Global Health Policy Center at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and formerly Vice President for Policy and Advocacy at PATHMORE...

02/14/2019 - 12:15pm

2018 GIDI iGrant recipient Courtney Hill recently returned from another trip to South Africa. Here she provides an update on her research and shares a few photos. Read More.

01/22/2019 - 11:00am


We are pleased to announce two calls for proposals. We are now accepting proposals for our 2019 Collaborative Seed Grants, and for our 2019 Proposal Planning Grants. These 3-page proposals are for up to $100K, and $50K, respectively. These funds and are designed to support collaborative multidisciplinary teams across UVA. Faculty from all disciplines are eligible to apply.

11/08/2018 - 1:00pm

Bill Petri Nominated for a MERIT Award by the Director and Staff of the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) NIH. (A MERIT Award is provided to support the principal scientific endeavor of an investigator who has demonstrated superior competence and outstanding productivity).

10/17/2018 - 3:00pm

On October 17 Dr. Yap Boum will discuss his collaborations with UVA and his work in Africa. Join us for a lively discussion. Click to RSVP here:

08/21/2018 - 3:45pm

Assistant professor Emma Mitchell-who studies the HPV vaccine, novel cervical cancer screening methods, and co-directs the School's Global Initiatives office - has been named to the Virginia Nurses Association's (VNA) "40 Under 40" Awardees for 2018.

07/19/2018 - 11:45am

The University of Virginia’s Global Infectious Diseases Institute has funded seven projects designed to tackle challenging problems in infectious diseases worldwide.

05/30/2018 - 12:00pm

GIDI has selected 6 research projects and 1 proposal planning grant in their first round of seed funding. See a summary of the projects here.

05/17/2018 - 3:45pm

Open Grounds will serve as a gathering place to open minds and foster multi-disciplinary collaborations.

04/18/2018 - 8:00am

GIDI will catalyze transdisciplinary research to create new knowledge and reduce the burdens of infectious diseases around the world.

05/02/2017 - 12:00pm to 7:00pm

Keynote speaker Professor Yap Boum II