Ming Zhang

Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Associate Professor

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Epidemiology & Biostatistics

  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics (Summa cum Laude). University of Goettingen, Germany
Areas of Expertise
  • Big-data based infrastructure and software development, algorithm design
  • Molecular epidemiology of human pathogens, especially HIV, influenza, and HCV
  • Virus vaccine design
  • Molecular immunology
Honors, Awards, and Achievements
  • CDC ORISE Fellow
  • CROI Young Investigator Award
  • Charles C. Shepard Award nomination/CDC
  • Keystone Symposium HIV Research Fellowship
  • CNLS Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • “Mathematics, Evolution and Development” advisory board, Max-Planck Institute of Computational Biology/Shanghai, etc.
  • NIH and NSF review panelist
  • ASPPH Fellow Review panelist
  • UGA Career Development Recognition, etc.
  • Editorial board: BMC Infectious Diseases, BMC Ecology and Evolution, PLoS
  • Guest Associate editor: Frontiers in Medicine
  • Associate Editor: Frontiers in Virology issue Bioinformatic and Predictive Virology, etc.
    Mentor of students research awards at various levels (department, college, UGA, and national/UGA)
  • UGA Faculty of Infectious Disease
  • UGA Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute
  • UGA IDEAS program
  • UGA African Studies Institute
Course Instruction
  • PhD Epidemiology program core course – Cohort Design and Analysis
  • PhD Epidemiology program selective course – Molecular Epidemiology
  • Undergraduate public health core course – Introduction to Epidemiology