conceptual foundation in infectious diseases
Build a strong conceptual foundation in infectious diseases spanning sub-cellular to biosphere scales
Interdisciplinary training program in infectious disease ecology
IDEAS is a National Science Foundation-supported interdisciplinary training program in the area of infectious disease ecology
Students pair faculty mentors drawn from 17 academic units
Students pair faculty mentors drawn from 17 academic units - with expertise spanning from cells to ecosystems
Students learn the quantitative methods of modern biology
Coursework, workshops, and specially designed research opportunities teach students the quantitative methods of modern biology
Training young scientists to use leading-edge conceptual and methodological approaches to solve pressing infectious disease problems.
IDEAS focuses on topical areas of research that are critical to unraveling the complexity of host-pathogen interactions in nature.