advancing Biomedical research

The Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine supports scientific investigation and discovery to advance knowledge of animal and human disease and public health.

View From Our Chair

Dr. Julie Moore

An overview from Dr. Moore provides perspective on the current state of the department and future goals.

Dr. Julie Moore

What we offer

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Teaching

Our faculty are proud to train graduate students pursuing M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in a variety of scientific focus areas. They also teach and mentor students students in the professional D.V.M. program.

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Research

Biomedical research in our department has for decades been involved in discoveries that have advanced animal and human health around the globe, leading to better disease prevention and control.

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Service

Faculty in our department provide service across a wide spectrum of areas, from editorial contributions to professional journals to participation and leadership in national scientific organizations and much more.

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Seminar Series

We offer an exciting seminar series every semester, featuring dynamic speakers on a variety of topics related to our mission. Everyone is invited to attend these seminars.

Text reads: Infectious Diseases & Immunology Seminar Series (VME 6933) Presents: “The Importance of Regulation: the Impact of RNA-regulation on Bacterial Fitness,” Michelle M. Meyer, PhD; Associate Professor of Biology; Biology Department; Boston College. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019; 11:30 AM; Banfield B (SAH 340B); Small Animal Hospital; Host: Dr. Mansour; Mohamadzadeh. Image 1: TIGR4_RNAs_genes_colored_structures. Image 2: Portrait of Dr. Meyer

Departmental news

Professor named associate dean for research and…

Dr. David Pascual has filled the post on an interim basis for over two years.

Dr. David Pascual

Protocol developed for treating rare infection in…

While in Thailand, a UF graduate student helped develop a protocol to successfully treat a dog in Thailand with canine melioidosis.

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UF scientists: Gut finding in mice may help…

UF scientists: Gut microbe finding in mice may help protect pregnant women from malaria.

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College publications

Cover Spring 2020 FV

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Florida Veterinarian

A magazine for faculty, alumni and friends of the college.

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The Veterinary Page

A bimonthly newsletter for faculty, students and staff of the college.

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IFAS

As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.

IFAS

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Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinarian staff is ready to assist.

Animal Airwaves

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

Animal Airwaves