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. 

John M. Drake, Director, CEID