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Ecology and evolution of infectious diseases

UK-US collaborative funding


  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Funding total

Not yet awarded.

Number of projects funded

Not yet awarded.


To support research on the ecological, evolutionary, and socio-ecological principles and processes that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases.

Key aims

  • 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

External contact

Samuel Scheiner, Program Director, NSF

tel: 00 1 (703) 292-7175


Sadhana Sharma, Strategy and Policy Manager - Animal Health

tel: 01793 413099
fax: 01793 413234