Ecology and evolution of infectious diseases
UK-US collaborative funding
Call status: Closed
Previous call: 22 July 2013 – 20 November 2013
- National Science Foundation (NSF)
- National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Number of UK-US projects funded
Two projects were awarded.
- Risks of Animal and Plant Infectious Diseases through Trade (RAPID Trade)
UK PIs: Piran White, University of York; Adam Kleczkowski, University of Stirling; Julia Touze Montero, University of York; and Jonathan Timmis, University of York
US PIs: Charles Perrings, Arizona State University; Peter Daszak, Ecohealth Alliance; Richard Horan, Michigan State University; Michael Springborn, University of California, Davis.
Co-funded with the US funding agency NSF.
- Mycobacterial Transmission Dynamics in Agricultural Systems: Integrating Phylogenetics, Epidemiology, Ecology, and Economics
UK PI: Rowland Kao, University of Glasgow
US PIs: Yrjo Grohn, Cornell University; Ynte H Schukken, Cornell University; Michael Stanhope, Cornell University; Loren Tauer, Cornell University; Scott Wells, University of Minnesota.
Co-funded with USDA.
To support research on the ecological, evolutionary, and socio-ecological principles and processes that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases.
To encourage high quality, innovative research conducted by inter-disciplinary teams of researchers
To address international research priorities that will inform and impact on policy and practice
To understand the transmission dynamics of pathogens of farmed animals or crops, especially (but not only) those that cause food-borne human diseases or vector-borne diseases (of animals or plants), or of trees in managed forests or the wider environment