Please help us congratulate two of our faculty members on their promotions! Our department could not function without our wonderful faculty and staff, and we are grateful for them. Congratulations Dr. Subramaniam and Dr. Tuanyok!
Dr. Kuttichantran Subramaniam, our newest Research Associate Professor, specializes in discovery, characterization and diagnostics development for pathogens, primarily viruses, of wildlife and domestic aquatic and terrestrial species. He oversees the Wildlife and Aquatic Veterinary Disease Laboratory (WAVDL) and the Pathogen Discovery Core (PDC) at Emerging Pathogens Institute. Dr. Subramaniam has taught WIS4934/6934, Disease and Wildlife, and will participate in teaching VEM5141, Veterinary Microbiology.
Dr. Apichai Tuanyok, our newest Associate Professor with tenure, maintains a research program centered on molecular characterization, epidemiology, and development of vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics for Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei, the causative agents of melioidosis and glanders, respectively. He coordinates projects and mentors students here at UF and in his native Thailand. Dr. Tuanyok coordinates VEM5571, Emerging Diseases, and VME6905, Burkholderia: Molecular Biology & Genomics.