Engaging Women in Vector Control

Despite modern medicine’s best efforts, the global malaria epidemic continues to plague millions worldwide. Researchers, doctors and public health experts seem to...

COVID-19 Hackathon Award Winning Designs for Diagnostics & Ventilators

Last week the Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases (CEND) of UC Berkeley, hosted a Virtual COVID-19 Hackathon, bringing together scientists from academia, biotech,...

The Yin and Yang of Helminths: What We Learned in Cape Town

Helminths are master manipulators of the host immune system, enabling them to evade immune responses and vaccination strategies to cause chronic, debilitating infection.  Yet...

The Coronavirus Outbreak: Revisiting Emerging Infectious Disease Insights to Inform this Outbreak

With the recent emergence of a novel coronavirus in Asia, public concerns have awakened regarding emerging viral threats and the potential for the next...

Women Making History in Infectious Disease and Global Health Research

For Women’s History Month, we are highlighting the many inspiring women who are making history in science and medicine!  From students to field leaders,...