Gladys Kostyrka is a philosopher and historian of the biological and medical sciences. Her PhD research first focused on viruses, controversies about their nature, the definition and origin of life. As a postdoc at CBSS, she investigates challenges of transdisciplinarity in epidemiology in the 20th and 21st centuries. Specifically, she takes an anthropological approach Ebola epidemics from the 1970s until today.
Anthropology and psychiatry
Social, philosophical and historical studies of health and disease
Philosophy and history of the life sciences