About the Project

We are bringing together a large multidisciplinary team of experts in clinical virology, microbial genomics, virus evolution and genomic epidemiology from the main Brazilian and United Kingdom public health institutions to address critical questions in arbovirus epidemiology and public health in Brazil.

CADDE Team

Ester Sabino, MD PhD Principal Investigator

Clinical Diagnostics

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Nuno Faria, MSc PhD Principal Investigator

Genomics, Epidemiology and Cartography

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Renato Santana de Aguiar, PhD

Viral Genomics and Clinical Virology

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Nicholas Loman, MB PhD Co-Principal Investigator

Genomics and metagenomics

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Oliver Pybus, DPhil Co-Principal Investigator

Genomics, Epidemiology & Evolution

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Mauricio Nogueira, MD PhD Co-Principal Investigator

Arbovirology and Genomics

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Maria Anice Sallum, MD PhD Co-Principal Investigator

Vector Taxonomy

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Anna Sara Levin, MD PhD Co-Principal Investigator

Clinical Epidemiology

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Philippe Mayaud, MD PhD Co-Principal Investigator

Epidemiology

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Vivian Silva, MD PhD Co-Principal Investigator

Clinical Epidemiology

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Renato Souza, PhD Co-Principal Investigator

Virology and Entomology

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Neal Alexander, PhD Co-Principal Investigator

Epidemiology

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Adriano Pinter, PhD Co-Principal Investigator

Public health surveillance

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Marcelo Urbano Ferreira, MD PhD Co-Principal Investigator

Spatial and Digital Epidemiology, Precision Public Health

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Josh Quick, PhD

Genomics & Metagenomics

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Charlys da Costa, Pharm. D, PhD

Viral Metagenomics and Virus Discovery

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Oliver Brady, DPhil

Epidemiology

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Kath O’Reilly, PhD

Epidemiology

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Janey Messina, PhD

Genomics Epidemiology & Cartography

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CADDE Postdoctoral Researchers

Sarah Hill, DPhil

Genomic Epidemiology and Metagenomics

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Mariana Cunha, PhD

Molecular Biology and Molecular Surveillance

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Jaqueline Goes de Jesus, PhD

Genomic Epidemiology using ONT

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William Marciel de Souza, PhD

Genomic epidemiology and metagenomics

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Andre Luis Acosta, PhD

Spatial and ecological analysis

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Poliana Lemos, PhD

Entomology

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CADDE PhD students

Ingra Morales, MSc PhD candidate

Nanopore Metagenomic

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Darlan da Silva Candido, MSc DPhil candidate

Genomic Epidermiology and Metagenomics

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Sabrina Li, MSc DPhil candidate

Cartography and Geography

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CADDE Scientific Advisory Board

Wanderson Oliveira, Brazilian Ministry of Health, SVS, Brazil

Julio Croda, Brazilian Ministry of Health, SVS, Brazil

Carlos Campelo, Pan American Health Organization, Brazil

Christophe Dye, Oxford Martin School, United Kingdom

Jennifer Gardy, Gates Foundation, Canada

Eric Delwart, University California San Francisco, USA

Nathan Grugaugh, Yale University, USA

Ana Maria de Filippis Bispo, Head of Laboratory of Flavivirus, FioCruz Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

CADDE Collaborators

Andrew Rambaut, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Miles Carroll, Public Health England, United Kingdom

Steven Pullan, Public Health England, United Kingdom

David Aanensen, The Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance, United Kingdom

Luiz Carlos Alcantara, FioCruz Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Luiz Tadeu Moraes Figueiredo, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Silvia Figueiredo Costa, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Philippe Lemey, KULeuven, Belgium

Eva Harris, Berkeley University, USA

Mike Busch, Blood Bank Institute, USA

Mary Cameron, LSHTM, United Kingdom

Funding Bodies and Involved Institutions

FAPESP, MRC, IMT-USP, FSP-USP, SUCEN, IAL, CVE, FAMERP, University of Oxford, Birmingham, LSHTM