Division of Ecoimmunology & Disease Ecology

Division Information

About DEDE: 

The goal of the Division of Ecoimmunology and Disease Ecology (DEDE) is to facilitate communication, collaboration, research, and data sharing among eco-immunologists and disease ecologists. We do this by co-sponsoring several symposia each year and sharing opportunities via the division’s Twitter page (@SICB_DEDE). The division also promotes mentoring and training of students and early career investigators, through mentoring programs including a mentor-mentee meet and greet carried out during the meeting, as well as through various awards for student presentations.

DEDE Officers: 
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DEDE Bylaws

View DEDE Bylaws here.

Divisional Members Meeting Minutes

Minutes of past divisional Members Meetings are available here. Members Meetings occur each year in association with the annual society-wide conference in January.



The Robert Lochmiller Award is for an early career investigator for distinguished contributions to the fields of ecological immunology and disease ecology.  The award is for people who have received their doctorates within the last 10 years at time of application.

In their research statement (<500 words), applicants should highlight how their work has contributed to the overall fields of ecoimmunology and/or disease ecology in recent years, as well as their potential for mentoring new and diverse scientists in these fields.

In addition to the research statement, applicants should submit their CV and two reprints of their strongest work. These materials should be submitted using the form provided in the DEDE Fall newsletter.  Applicants should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent separately to dpo.dede@sicb.org.

Deadline: December 1, 2022


News & Announcements

The American Society of Parasitologists invites members of SICB interested in parasite-host interactions to check out their resources on home page http://amsocparasit.org/ and find them on Facebook. The Journal of Parasitology publishes many articles that should be of interest to the members of SICB.

Also see the Disease Ecology section for the The Ecological Society of America (ESA) for opportunities of interest to SICB DEDE members: http://esa.org/disease/

Career and Resources

SICB’s job board can be found here.

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