Itamar Megiddo is a research associate at CDDEP. He received both a bachelor's and a master's degree in economics from McGill University, where he worked on international environmental agreements. He currently works on individual based models in both fields of antibiotic resistance and malaria eradication. He has lived across the globe, however, as a native Israeli he appreciates the DC weather after living for four years in Montreal. When he is not hard at work, you may find Itamar on the baseball field or on the basketball court.