Through the Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Program (IGEP) in Infectious Diseases, CeZAP works with the Graduate School and academic colleges to help train graduate students with a broad scientific perspective on infectious diseases by providing interdisciplinary research training opportunities that include a cohesive but diverse environment, infectious disease seminar series, journal club, workshops, social events, etc.
CeZAP will also provide opportunities for undergraduate students to conduct research that connects labs from different disciplines. In addition to training students to conduct basic and mechanistic research, CeZAP will also partner with industries to train a new generation of infectious disease professionals focusing on translational and applied research.
General ItemDistinguished Speaker Seminar Series in Infectious Diseases
This university wide seminar series at Virginia Tech invites outstanding scientists nationally to give presentations to CeZAP and broader university community on topics of current interest in the broad area of infectious diseases.
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The Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Program in Infectious Disease (ID IGEP) aims to advance knowledge of the biology of pathogens, vectors, and hosts, the science of prevention and treatment, as well as the environmental, social, and behavioral aspects of public health. The program will train PhD students that select to work in a home laboratory from the over 110 faculty members in 7 colleges and 31 departments affiliated with CeZAP.