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Group Leader, Rapid Response

Tato’s Rapid Response team is made up of researchers and physicians involved in CZ Biohub’s infectious disease efforts, and also supports the establishment of sustainable rapid-response capabilities in laboratories in the U.S. and around the world. Her group strives to enable data-driven decision-making by providing access to advanced molecular tools and methodologies, unique reagents, deep expertise in data science, and training within low-resource settings. Their work encompasses infectious disease surveillance, outbreak response, and capacity-building to facilitate more agile triage and identification of emerging infections and inform transmission dynamics through the application of genomic epidemiology. The Rapid Response team enables strategies that are broadly applicable for a “One Health” approach to public health, facilitating more informed policy-making and resource allocation for implementing effective public health initiatives.

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