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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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From deep in the ocean to the tops of mountains, micro-organisms can be found everywhere on the planet. They are responsible for millions of deaths every year, but can also give us new drugs, healthy stomachs, and good food. Come and discover the weird and wonderful world of microbes!

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Cambridge Infectious Diseases is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. We promote an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the challenge of reducing the burden of infectious diseases globally. Our virtual network crosses all six schools of the University and sector leading institutes across Cambridge.

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Julia Gog awarded University of Cambridge Vice Chancellor Impact Award

Jul 10, 2018

10 July 2018 - CID member Dr. Julia Gog (DAMTP) received a University of Cambridge Vice Chancellors Impact Award for her work to produce mathematical modelling that helps predict how UK populations move and interact, and consequently how and where a virus would spread.

Professor Lalita Ramakrishnan elected Fellow of The Royal Society

May 10, 2018

10 May 2018 - CID member Professor Lalita Ramakrishnan has been elected a Fellow of The Royal Society (2018). She studies tuberculosis disease pathogenesis in the zebrafish.

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