Effects of Climate Change on Virus Emergence

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Paul Turner
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Paul Turner

Paul Turner is Henry Ford II Professor and Departmental Chair of Ecology > Evolutionary Biology at Yale University and is a faculty member in Microbiology at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Turner's research interests include evolutionary biology, evolutionary medicine, infectious disease, microbiology, phage therapy, RNA viruses, vector-borne disease, and virology. He uses an interdisciplinary approach in his research laboratory, employing techniques from microbiology, population genetics, genomics, molecular biology and mathematical modeling to study hypotheses in Ecology > Evolutionary Biology. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University and regularly serves on committees for the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and the American Society for Microbiology. He was elected chair of international meetings, such as the 2013 Gordon Research Conference on Microbial Population Biology, and the 2018 Jacques Monod Conference on Viral Emergence. He has authored nearly 100 scholarly journal articles, reviews and book chapters.

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