Roger S. Nasci, PhD

Chief, Arboviral Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

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Roger S. Nasci, PhD, is Chief of the Arboviral Diseases Branch in the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).

Dr. Nasci is responsible for directing the epidemiology, diagnostic, ecology and arbovirus research activities of the Arboviral Diseases Branch in Fort Collins, Colorado. His primary research focus is on mosquitoes, arbovirus ecology, vector control, and the design and implementation of arbovirus surveillance and response programs. Dr. Nasci has authored over 90 scientific publications in these areas. Dr. Nasci earned his Ph.D. in Entomology from the University of Massachusetts and was a National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the University of Notre Dame’s Vector Biology Laboratory.

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