PROFESSOR MICHAEL KOSOY

Michael Kosoy is a research biologist working at the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases of U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for 25 years (1994-2019). From 2007, he is the Chief of Bartonella, Rodent-Borne and Wildlife Diseases Laboratory within the CDC’ Division of Vector-Borne Diseases. He is also the Senior Research Fellow at the Global Asia Health Institute (Bangkok, Thailand) and the founder of the Kabbalistic Biology & One Health LLS (Fort Collins, Colorado). He received MS in Biology from the Odessa State University (Ukraine) and doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Epidemiology from Gamaleya Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow. He is the author or co-author of >150 publications in area of ecology, evolution, zoology, microbiology, epidemiology of infectious diseases, and general science. He was the Principle Investigator for numerous research projects in America, Asia, Africa, and Europe. His international activities include, but not limited to P.R. China, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Kazakhstan, Georgia (Caucasus), Azerbaijan, Russia, Kosovo, Israel, Kenya, D.R. Congo, Peru, and Guatemala. His main research interests include ecology of diseases, evolution of pathogens, theoretical biology, biosemiotics, science of complexity, and application of kabbalah to science. He is a member of several professional societies and was a President of the International Conference on Diseases in Nature Communicable to Man. He is a member of Har Shalom Congregation in Fort Collins, Colorado and lives with his wife at the Rocky Mountain foothills from 1999.