Overarching Aims

Advance our Understanding of Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases by:

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