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Elodie Ghedin, Ph.D.Elodie Ghedin, Ph.D.

Elodie Ghedin, Ph.D., a professor of epidemiology and global public health, molecular parasitologist, and virologist at the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology at New York University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, master’s degree in environmental sciences from the University of Quebec in Montreal, and Ph.D. in Molecular Parasitology from McGill University.

Ghedin, who has been named a MacArthur Fellow (2011) and American Academy of Microbiology Fellow (2017), has published many articles related to her expansive research. Two of her recent articles include Taxonomy of the order Mononegavirales: second update 2018 and Fungi stabilize connectivity in the lung and skin microbial ecosystems