Research Expertise and Interest
Africa, disease ecology, wildlife conservation, resource management
Wayne Getz is a professor in the graduate school of the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management. Students and postdoctoral students in his laboratory work on a broad range of theoretical and applied questions in population and biology with application to epidemiology and conservation biology.
At this time projects in his laboratory include:
(i) Appropriate Complexity Modeling of Biological Systems, computational population biology and development of the Nova modeling building platform.
(ii) Disease Ecology with a focus on zoonotic diseases.
(iii) Movement Ecology: exploring the causes, patterns, mechanisms and consequences of organism movements.