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MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health

Open House - January 2023

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.

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MS-IDGH Informational Webinars via WebEx

Join one of our live Informational Webinars:

Wed, Feb 23, 2022; 12-1 PM (EST)
Mon, Mar 21, 2022; 12-1 PM (EST)

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

MS-IDGH Class of 2020 Research Assignment Topics for Poster Presentation

Name Research Assignment Topics
Ian Pelto Examining the Immune Priming Mechanism of Microsporidia MB in Preventing Plasmodium falciparum Development in Anopheles arabiensis Mosquitoes


Mirjam Keochakian Evaluation of the effect of Human Cytomegalovirus US28 gene absence on neurodegeneration post transplacental transmission in NOD-scid IL2Rγ(c) (null)-humanized mice


Natalia Cid-Hernandez In-vitro and In-vivo assessment of individual and combined recombinant PmpA and PmpH antigens as a potential vaccine for chickens against Chlamydia psittac


Julie Arnold The Genetic Alteration of B Cell Receptors as a Mechanism for Immunological Amnesia Induced by Measles Virus


Nitika Sansgiry Development of Novel Animal Model for Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus


Aaron Olk Examining the immunoregulatory effect of γδ T cells on CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocytes during primary


Brooke Howland Entry of equine herpesvirus 1 into CD4+ T lymphocytenovel equine cell line


Jessica DiStefano Development of a novel Factor H-IgM fusion protein to treat infections caused by serum resistant strains of Neisseria gonorrhea


Janine Simmons Cellular Tropism and Neurological Sequelae of Vertically Transmitted Chikungunya Virus Exhibited in Neonates of Pregnant Rhesus Macaques and C57BL/6 mice


Kandi-Anne Ali Roles of Campylobacter jejuni MutS2 and MutY genes in altering antimicrobial resistance


Daniel Gomez Schistosoma mansoni soluble egg antigens as a therapeutic treatment for Type 1 Diabetes in the Biobreeding rat model