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Gregory Tignor, DSc

Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)



Emeritus Professor Gregory Tignor’s research focused on the identification, characterization and pathogenesis of zoonotic viruses that cause encephalitis in humans, including rabies, Ebola, Rift Valley Fever and Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever. He is also known for developing spotted slides that could be used in the field for rapid diagnosis using only small drops of serum. He served as deputy director of the Yale Arbovirus Research Unit.

Education & Training

  • DSc
    Johns Hopkins University (1969)

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