Welcome to the Genomics and Molecular Epidemiology Research (GaMER) lab in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science of University of Connecticut.

We use an interdisciplinary combination of high-throughput genome sequencing, computational biology, phylogenetic analysis, and traditional molecular biology and virology. We hope that, through our research, we can better understand the genetic diversity and evolutionary dynamics of rapidly mutating viruses in animals. 

Publications in 2019


  • Welcome, Sol!
    Visiting scholar Sol Jeong started in the lab in May 2019. Sol is working on a molecular analysis of natural reassortant avian influenza viruses identified from wild birds. Welcome, Sol!
  • Welcome, Julia!
    Pathobiology student Julia Desiato has joined our lab for summer work. It is my great pleasure to welcome Julia and wish her all the best for a successful training and research outcome in our lab. Welcome, Julia!
  • Welcome Hyunjung!
    Welcome, Hyunjung! Hyunjung started in the lab in August 2019 as a Ph.D. student. His primary research interests include genomics and molecular epidemiology of zoonotic infectious diseases, including influenza and rabies.

Events at Uconn

  1. 7/14 UConn Summer Session
  2. 7/14 UConn School of Engineering Professional Education Webinar
  3. 7/14 RNA-Seq Analysis (Model)
  4. 7/14 Webex Meetings and Webex Events
  5. 7/14 Doctoral Dissertation Oral Defense of Elizabeth Simmons
  6. 7/14 Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
  7. 7/14 REU Weekly Presentations
  8. 7/14 Using LockDown Browser and Monitor For Online Tests In HuskyCT
  9. 7/14 Virtual Business Involvement Fair Planning Meeting
  10. 7/14 Making a Good First Impression In Your Distance Learning Class
  11. 7/14 Establishing & Cultivating Your Digital Presence
  12. 7/14 IMA 2020 Weekly Meeting