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EID Meeting March 8, 2019

Over 40 members gathered on Friday, March 8, 2019 to celebrate the previous year’s accomplishments, discuss collaborative research proposals and compete in research pitches to walk away with one of the seven funding awards issued that evening.  Dr. Pierce highlighted the mission and future directions of the Emerging and Infectious Disease Program under the new oversight of Dr. Breitschwerdt and himself.  After several exciting competitive presentations, the judging panel met as the crowd gathered at a collaborative reception.

The winners of Associate Member Travel Grants are:
Jessica Gilbertie
Kyle Griewisch
Samantha Erwin
Bram Frohock
Congrats also to Kaylib Robinson, Andrew Kick, Erin Lashnits and Amanda Amaral who submitted entries for this competition!  It was exciting to learn about all of the exciting science going on in the EID group.
The winners of the EID Faculty Seed Grants are:
Presenting PI: Ashley Brown  (representing Ligler, Schnabel, Pierce, Polacheck)
Presenting PI: Lauren Schnabel (representing Menegatti)
Presenting PI: Stefano Menegatti (representing Crook, Hall, Magness)
The EID group is looking forward to hearing more about all of these projects at the Annual CMI event in August!