“Casting a Wide Net: Global Disease Response”, Dr. Bernard Wolfe
September 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
“Casting a Wide Net: CDC’s Development and Use of Diagnostics for Global Disease Surveillance and Outbreak Response”
Location: Austin Moses Room-Time: 3-4 PM
Presenter: Dr. Bernard Wolfe, Microbiologist, CDC (Centers of Disease Control and Prevention).
Bernard Wolfe is originally from Marietta, GA. He received my BS in Molecular Biology from Georgia Tech in 2006 and my MS in Infectious Disease from UGA in 2012.
He is a Microbiologist/molecular biologist in the Pneumonia Response and Surveillance Lab (PRSL), which is part of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).
He has two areas of research: atypical bacteria-pneumonias like Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydia pneumoniae, and Legionella spp. His current research is developing multi-pathogen molecular diagnostic methods and implementing them into unexplained outbreak responses, public health emergencies, and improving global health surveillance studies.
He currently has 24 peer-reviewed publications and 2 patents. Link to Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Wa_B9AkAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra