Brandon Troy Leader, PhD

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences (Primary department)


Research Interests

  • To develop and utilize new molecular-based methodology to improve the detection and surveillance of infectious diseases in clinical and environmental samples.

Teaching interests

Molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases.
Foodborne Disease
Molecular Diagnostics


PhD, Pathobiology, University of Washington, 2006
BS, Genetics, Microbiology, University of Georgia, 1997


Development or evaluation of new molecular methods or technology for infectious disease detection and surveillance.

Use of next generation technology for pathogen detection and characterization

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