Allison Black

Thesis title: Genomic epidemiology on the frontline: Inferring disease dynamics from pathogen genomes and supporting genomic analysis in applied public health settings.

Research interests: Genomic epidemiology, emerging infectious diseases, phylodynamics, virus evolution, public health bioinformatics

Awards or recognition: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Plans post-graduation: I’ll be continuing on in my lab as a postdoc supporting ongoing work to monitor SARS-CoV-2 genomic epidemiology.