Gregory Hayes Tignor, DSc

Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases

Biography

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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