Advance our Understanding of Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases by:
- Developing junior research faculty members of Kansas universities in the mission space of CEZID into independent, successful scientists;
- Expanding and improving research infrastructure by developing two multi-user core laboratory facilities;
- Enhancing the infectious disease research environment at Kansas State University by targeted hiring of new CEZID faculty;
- Enhancing the research climate and productivity of members through strengthening and expanding the Regional Scientific Network within the state of Kansas.