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SciLifeLab 2013 Grand Prize Winner

Daniel G. Streicker

Daniel G. Streicker

The author of the grand prize-winning essay in the category of Environmental Life Science, Daniel G. Streicker, is a Sir Henry Dale Research Fellow at the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine at the University of Glasgow. His research applies longitudinal field studies, phylogenetics, and epidemiological modeling to understand the process by which infectious diseases emerge and establish in new host species. He received his Ph.D. from the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia in 2011 and worked previously as an Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellow at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He received the 2013 Robert C. Anderson Award for Best Dissertation in Life Science from the University of Georgia and has received funding from the National Science Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, the Royal Society, the American Philosophical Society, and National Geographic.