Intended audience

This clinic targets public health researchers and population biologists interested in studying infectious diseases.

Selection criteria

Selection of participants will be on the basis of the applicant’s academic background, the unique perspectives that they will bring to the Clinic, and the degree to which the selection committee expects the applicant will benefit from attending the Clinic. We expect to have up to sixteen places for applicants from US-based institutions and up to eight places for applicants based at African institutions.


Specific session times will vary by day, but the general daily structure will be as follows:

  • 9:00-10:30 Lecture/discussion and/or tutorial
  • 10:30-11:00 Morning break
  • 11:00-12:30 Lecture/discussion and/or tutorial
  • 12:30-2:00 Lunch break
  • 3:00-3:30 Lecture/discussion and/or tutorial
  • 3:30-4:00 Afternoon break
  • 4:00-5:00 Lecture/discussion and/or tutorial
  • 5:00-6:00 Exercise or working session
  • 6:00-8:00 Dinner break (dinner is served at 7)
  • 8:00-9:00 Faculty research talk, computer session, or social activity

The introductory and closing sessions will be held in Jacksonville, FL. The Clinic will begin on Sunday afternoon, and on Monday morning, we will travel as a group to White Oak Conservation’s Conference Center in Yulee, FL. There will be a mid-session evaluation on Wednesday evening. The Clinic will officially end by 2pm on Saturday. The preliminary schedule for DAIDD 2017 we be available approximately one month before the Clinic.

Schedules from previous years:

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