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Text reads: ID&I well-represented at Marine Science Symposium. Faculty, staff and students presented recent research at the North Florida Marine Science Symposium, including work on stranded cetaceans, crustacean viruses, turtle gut microbiome, and bacterial vaccine delivery systems. Image: a group poses in front of the Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience

ID&I well-represented at Marine Science Symposium

Feb 21st, 2018

ID&I faculty, staff, and students were out in force at this year’s North Florida Marine Science Symposium. The gathering, which brought together researchers from regional institutions at UF’s Whitney Laboratory […]

ID&I Seminar Series

ID&I Seminar Series

Feb 18th, 2018

ID&I candidate seminar: Dr. Simon Odera Owino

ID&I candidate seminar: Dr. Simon Odera Owino

Feb 15th, 2018

  The Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology welcomes Dr. Simon Odera Owino, PhD; Postdoctoral Research Associate; Center for Vaccine and Immunology; Infectious Diseases Department; College of Veterinary Medicine; University […]

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Dr. Christian Jobin quoted in New York Times

Feb 2nd, 2018

Dr. Jobin is featured in a New York Times “Health” section article titled, “Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggest.” Dr. Jobin studies of bacteria in the gastrointestinal […]

Dr. Dan Brown and scientist Dina Michaels inspect a fluorescence microscope image showing dog brain cells from an animal infected with Mycoplasma canis. Text overlay reads “View from our Chair Daniel R. Brown.”

View From Our Chair: Daniel R. Brown, PhD

Jun 30th, 2017

Dr. Daniel R. Brown, Interim Chair of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, outlines the evolution of the department and reiterates its mission.

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Dr. John Dame provides context for new asymptomatic malaria test

Jun 27th, 2017

Dr. Dame elucidates the potential importance of a new rapid diagnostic test for asymptomatic malaria infection and offers a global perspective on its possible role in the fight against malaria.

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Natalie Steckler honored for presentation at workshop

May 31st, 2017

Natalie Steckler, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology, received the “Best Student Presentation Award” from the 42nd Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop, held April 3-7 in […]

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Dr. Cuong Nguyen honored for excellence in research

May 31st, 2017

Dr. Cuong Nguyen, an assistant professor in ID&P, has received an Excellence Award from the Provost’s Office.

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ID&P becomes ID&I: change reflects diverse spectrum of research

Mar 10th, 2017

Department's name change reflects unification of diverse spectrum of research interests aimed at improving animal and human health.

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Department plays key role in new Center focusing on vector-borne diseases

Feb 10th, 2017

UF College of Veterinary Medicine faculty will play a key role in a new CDC-funded Center focused on stopping vector-borne diseases such as Zika before they spread farther into the United States.