News

Wed, 01/27/2016

The Runstadler Laboratory at MIT has been studying weaned gray seal pups on Muskeget Island each January since 2013. The team has consistently found evidence of influenza A virus each year, though the specific subtype of virus has not yet been determined. This year, the Runstadler Lab team are...

Thu, 12/31/2015

Members from the Runstadler lab hosted the 2nd Annual CEIRS Surveillance Meeting, Oct 18-20, 2015, at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. 

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Mon, 11/02/2015

The Underworlds Project is a study of real-time epidemiology using biomarkers in urban sewage. The Runstadler Lab is part of the Underworlds Team, with Professor Runstadler as one of the Co-Principal Investigators and Christopher Bandoro as a Graduate...

Wed, 07/29/2015

Reassortment primes influenza for host group switches

Fri, 01/16/2015
Members of the Runstadler Lab have been sampling gray seals on Muskeget and Monomoy Islands off Cape Cod, Massachusetts during January 2015. Photo: Researchers move a seal pup.
Thu, 05/15/2014

Professor Runstadler won the "Innovative Seminar" Award at the MIT Freshman Advising Faculty Awards for his Freshman Seminar entitled "Kissing Dogs and Running Barefoot - Why Worry? Zoonotic Disease,...

Wed, 05/14/2014

Lab member Eric Ma received first place in the MIT Center for Environmental Heath Sciences (CEHS) graduate student poster competition for this poster entitled “Development of Network-Based Methods for Identifying Reassortant Influenza Viruses.”

Graduate student winners (left to right):...

Wed, 03/26/2014

Making the world a better place, one bird at a time!

Runstadler Lab members (l to r) Islam Hussein, Wendy Puryear, and Chris Bandoro accept their award at...