Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society

Gladys Kostyrka

Research Fellow


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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.