Text reads: Infectious Diseases & Immunology Seminar Series (VME 6933) Presents: “Regulating neonatal immunity by commensal bacterium, P. UF1, against intestinal infection. ” Mansour Mohamadzadeh, PhD; Tuesday, Oct. 23th, 2018; Lecture Hall B (V1-103); Veterinary Academic Bldg. Image: Low-temperature electron micrograph of a cluster of E. coli bacteria, magnified 10,000 times. Each individual bacterium is oblong shaped.
Image: Md. Shamim Ahasan discusses his research. Text reads, "Md. Shamim Ahasan discusses his research. ID&I members recognized at Phi Zeta Day. Graduate students and postdoctoral associates received awards recognizing their research.."

ID&I members recognized at Phi Zeta Day

By Thom Sanders: Every year, Phi Zeta Day serves as a celebration of the fascinating work and research conducted around the UF College of Veterinary Medicine. With posters and presentations […]

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Microscopic image of outer membrane vesicle from a biosafe, surrogate used as a vaccine against glanders. Text reads: ID&I professor aims to disarm potential biological weapon. Dr. Apichai Tuanyok, ID&I faculty member, is developing a safe and effective vaccine to protect against glanders. Outer membrane vesicle from a biosafe, surrogate used as a vaccine against glanders.

ID&I professor aims to disarm potential biological weapon

By Thom Sanders: In 1915, in a basement laboratory in Maryland just six miles from the White House, two German spies were manufacturing biological weapons. The spies, brothers Anton and […]

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Image: Samantha Koda works in the lab. Text reads: ID&I grad student developing molecular diagnos-tics to identify tricky viruses. Samantha Koda, a PhD student in ID&I, is working to validate a qPCR test that would help researchers identify megalocytivirus infections in fish populations. Samantha Koda works in the lab.

ID&I grad student developing molecular diagnostics to identify tricky viruses

By Thom Sanders: Sailfin mollies, orange chromide, roundtail paradisefish—these are just a few of the colorful (and colorfully named) ornamental fish varieties potentially susceptible to megalocytiviruses (MCVs), a genus of […]

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Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology

The mission of the Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology is to acquire, advance, and disseminate knowledge in the fields of parasitology, microbiology, immunology, epidemiology, and other disciplines that will help identify, control, and prevent animal disease and/or contribute to public health. We pursue this mission through teaching, research, and service activities at the state, national, and international levels.