We're advancing research and innovation in disease ecology, health, and the environment through:
Keystone projects in basic and applied science aimed at ecological solutions for health
Workshops, working groups, and community-building events
Cross-disciplinary curriculum development and student involvement
Deep engagement with global health, science, and environmental leaders
Current Keystone Projects
Partners in Schistosomiasis Reduction
Water projects like dams and irrigation schemes support agricultural expansion to feed the growing human population. But these water projects come with costs in the form of degradation of ecosystems and in some cases, of compromised human health.
Interventions to End Cycles of Poverty Driven By Neurocysticerosis
Pigs, which thrive on cheap and abundant nutritional sources and grow quickly, are one of the most important sources of food and income for the world’s poorest populations. But pigs also serve as the reservoir for the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium.
Nature-based water solutions for urban revitalization and health
Informal settlements ('slums') are home to more than a billion people, mostly in rapidly growing urban areas of low- to middle-income countries.
A Community-based intervention pilot in Kwale County, Kenya
Trash, specifically unused containers like bottles, buckets, and tires, can be re-purposed for a variety of profitable items.