Felicia Keesing has been studying the ecology of infectious diseases since 1998 and is the author of over 70 scientific papers. She is a professor of biology at Bard College and co-leads The Tick Project with Rick Ostfeld, a study testing whether neighborhood-based prevention can reduce human exposure to Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.
Join disease ecologists Rick Ostfeld and Felicia Keesing for a virtual Cary Science Conversation with Cary President Josh Ginsberg. They explore the role of biodiversity in infectious disease spillovers.
As researchers around the world work to develop a viable stop to the spread of COVID-19, ecologists say it’s time they are heard – the pandemic was anticipated.