The Task Force:
|August, Avery||Microbiology and Immunology|
|Brito, Ilana||Biomedical Engineering|
|Collmer, Alan||School of Integrative Plant Sciences – Plant Biology, Plant Microbe|
|Lazzaro, Brian||Entomology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology|
|Mehta, Saurabh||Nutritional Sciences|
|Myers, Chris||Physics and Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics|
|Rhee, Kyu||Weill Department of Medicine|
|Rudd, Brian||Microbiology and Immunology|
|Russell, David||Microbiology and Immunology|
|Zamudio, Kelly||Ecology and Evolutionary Biology|
The Infection Biology Task Force will develop a strategic plan that includes recommendations to influence future recruitment, graduate training, and infrastructure investments for the coming years. While the plan will focus on investments on the Ithaca campus, the task force includes key participants from Weill Cornell Medicine in order to further unify our campuses academically and take advantage of aggregate strengths in fundamental and clinical aspects of infection biology to develop greater collaborations and multi-investigator proposals. The task force will shape and strengthen programs in microbiology, virology, immunology, immunotherapy, as well as related areas of basic and applied biology. The planning exercise should be completed within the 2016-17 academic year, and it is anticipated that the task force will play a critical, ongoing role in coordinating and facilitating recruitments, fostering collaborations, and implementing other aspects of the recommendations.
Contact Infection Biology Task Force lead.