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MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health

Open House - January 9, 2020

Join us to learn more about the Master of Science in Infectious Disease and Global Health (MS IDGH) Program, a one-year graduate program focusing on infectious agents and the diseases they inflict on human and animal populations across the globe.

Open House Schedule for January 9, 2020

  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

    Check-in with Continental Breakfast

  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Program Overview Session
    Program Director, Dr. Abhineet Sheoran

  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Faculty Research Laboratory Tours Including Small Animal Facility Tour

  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Discussion with Current Students and Alumni

  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    • Lunch with Current Students, Faculty, and Alumni
    • Introduction to MAPP and MCM Programs
    • Financial Aid Information
  • 1:30 PM -2:30 PM

    Campus Tour

  • 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

    Individual Meetings with Program Faculty

Schedule Subject to Change

Application Deadlines for Enrollment in Fall 2020 are February 3 and April 1, 2020

Reserve Your Seat Today!

MS-IDGH Informational Webinars via WebEx

Unable to travel to Grafton Campus? Join one of our live Informational Webinars:

  • Thursday, October 17, 2019, 12:00-1:00 PM EST
  • Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12:00-1:00 PM EST
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 12:00-1:00 PM EST

RSVP to  to receive the meeting number (Access Code) and Password, and for additional instructions to join the WebEx.

Don't forget to check out our other master's programs also having their Open Houses on the same weekend!

MS-IDGH Class of 2019 Research Assignment Topics:

Alexandra Colella
“Xenopus Laevis Immune Response against Chytridiomycosis”

Arielle Potter
“Development and Induction of Relapsing Nipah virus Encephalitis in an Animal Model”

Ashley Nelson
“Characterization of Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola virulence factors associated with Snake Fungal Disease”

Cindy Merino
“Identifying the molecular interaction between female ethnicity and Neisseria gonorrhoeae”

Danielle Costa
Trypanosoma cruzi background biology and an exploration of parasite infectivity, with emphasis on the natural infection route and triatomine feces”

Hannah Sargent
“Development of a recombinant BrpA subunit vaccine against Group B Streptococcus to Prevent Disease in Neonates and Infants”

Henry Lindblad
“Susceptible Populations to Yellow Fever and Protective Strategies for Them”

Isabella Renzi
“Immunization with Recombinant Protein TbGPR89 to Inhibit Stumpy Formation for a Transmission Blocking Vaccine Strategy for Human African Trypanosomiasis”

Kunza Ahmad
“Development of a Simian Adenovirus Vector Vaccine for Nipah Virus”

Leah Carlson
Zinc Mediated Efflux Pump Contribution to Multi-Drug Resistant Enterotoxigenic E. coli”

Naomi Smith
“Prevent High Mortality Rates from Burkholderia mallei using Effective Antibiotics and Sugar Inhibitors”