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Matthew Aliota

Expert on the evolution and transmission dynamics of arthropod-borne pathogens.

Research Assistant Professor, Pathobiological Sciences School of Veterinary Medicine Work: 608-262-7785 — Home and cell phones available upon request


  • Emerging infectious disease prediction, prevention, and control
  • Ecology, evolution, and transmission dynamics of mosquito-borne viruses.
  • Host-specific and pathogen-specific evolutionary pressures that define the host-pathogen relationship.


  • Predoctoral Fellow in Cellular and Molecular Parasitology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005-2008.
  • Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Disease Fellow, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, 2011-2013.