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Fralin Life Sciences Institute
Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (CRC)
Integrated Life Science Building (ILSB)
1981 Kraft Dr, Room 2036, Blacksburg, VA 24060

Sarah Gouger: CeZAP Coordinator
sgouger@vt.edu | Phone: 540-231-6084
Integrated Life Sciences Building,
Room 2038

     

Leadership

Director of Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Arthropod-borne Pathogens

Director of the Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Arthropod-borne Pathogens: X.J. Meng
Director of the Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Arthropod-borne Pathogens

   

University Distinguished Professor
Molecular Virology
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
xjmeng@vt.edu

Advisory & Leadership Committe

Kylene Kehn-Hall

Kylene Kehn-Hall

Birgit Scharf

Birgit Scharf

Korine N. Kolivras

Korine N. Kolivras

Paul Skolnik

Paul Skolnik

Linsey Marr

Linsey Marr

Zhijian Tu

Zhijian Tu

External Advisory Board

T. Jake Liang

T. Jake Liang
NIH Distinguished Investigator and Member of National Academy of Medicine, NIH

Linda J. Saif

Linda J. Saif
University Distinguished Professor and Member of National Academy of Sciences, Ohio State University

Sue VandeWoude

Sue VandeWoude
Director of One Health Institute and Member of National Academy of Sciences, Colorado State University

T. Jake Liang

Jennifer H. McQuiston
CAPT USPHS and Deputy Director, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, CDC

Affiliated Faculty

At the Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Arthropod-borne Pathogens is an interdisciplinary and growing network of more than 100 Virginia Tech faculty from seven of Virginia Tech’s Colleges:

  • College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences
  • College of Natural Resources & Environment
  • College of Science
  • Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Antimicrobial Countermeasures (vaccine and drug)

Group leaders:
Paul Carlier
Mike Zhang

 

Ecology and Epidemiology

Group leaders:
Kathleen Alexander
Dana Hawley

 

Host-Pathogen Interactions

Group leaders:
Clayton Caswell
Stephen Melville

 

Zoonotic Diseases

Group leaders:
John Maurer
Patrick Pithua

Public Health and Clinical Microbiology

Group leaders:
Andrea Bertke
Thomas Kerkering

 

Computational Biology and Disease Modeling

Group leaders:
Stanca Ciupe
Leah Johnson

 

Environmental Microbiology

Group leaders:
Leigh-Anne Krometis
Amy Pruden

 

Human Dimension of Infectious Diseases

Group leaders:
Rebecca Hester

 

Immunology

Group leaders:
Coy Allen
Lijuan Yuan

 

Vector Biology and Vector-borne Diseases

Group leaders:
Michael Klemba
Igor Sharakhov