GIDIC is spear-headed by the
Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases (CEID)
at the University of Georgia.
Created in 2016, CEID has built a reputation for rigorous multi‑disciplinary expertise in disease biology & ecology, integrated with subject matter expertise in epidemiology, social sciences, economics, agriculture and other fields.
The center has world-class capabilities in data science, machine learning, & scientific synthesis, with access to institutional cluster computing for large-scale mathematical modeling big data.
CEID is a recognized leader in understanding disease spillover, transmission and evolution.
CEID trains the next generation of scientists to help stakeholders respond to future threats from infectious disease.