Thomas Gillespie

Associate Professor

Global Health Institute Faculty Distinction Fund Awardee

Office: E526 Math and Science Center

Phone: 404.727.7926

Fax: 404.727-4448


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  • B.Sc., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • M.Sc., University of Florida
  • Ph.D., University of Florida


Research in the Gillespie lab focuses on interactions among anthropogenic environmental change; biodiversity; and the ecology and emergence of pathogens of people, wildlife, and domestic animals. We take an integrative interdisciplinary approach in our active research projects in Africa and Latin America.

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  • ENVS / BIOL 345 Conservation Biology/Biodiversity
  • ENVS 359 Ecology and Evolution of Disease
  • ENVS 495 Honors Research
  • ENVS Research Sequence (ENVS 299, 399, 499)
  • IBS 699R Grad Research
  • IBS 796R Ecological Parasitology
  • PBEE 597R Lab Rotation
  • PBEE 799R Advanced Grad Research
  • Faculty Research Mentor


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