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Michael Dial

Emerging Pathogens Institute features IDI postdoc’s Babesiosis research

UF’s Emerging Pathogens Institute has written an article on the rise of babesiosis, a tick-borne disease, throughout the US. It details the work that IDI’s postdoctoral associate Dr. Jeff Gruntmeir and the Dinglasan Lab have done to track the spread of this emerging pathogen. Please click…

ID&I Faculty recognized for contributions to science

Please join Infectious Diseases and Immunology in congratulating our illustrious faculty members who were recently recognized for their many contributions to science! Dr. Roy Curtiss received the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Chicago Dr. David Pascual received the 2023 Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence Dr. Liang…

ID&I Researchers Publish Investigation of COVID-19 Susceptibility and Protection

A new study has been published detailing how genetic ancestral origins may play a part in susceptibility to, and protection from, COVID-19. ID&I PhD candidate Yiran Shen, the first author of the study, and Dr. Cuong Nguyen, ID&I Associate Professor, collaborated with both local and national scientists to achieve…

UF Health Newsroom Article Features ID&I Research

The research of Drs. David Pascual and Zakia Goodwin of Infectious Diseases & Immunology has been featured in an article for the UF Health Newsroom, which is the main news source for the entirety of the UF Health Colleges. Please click here for the full article and please congratulate…

Dr. Tuanyok on Animal Airwaves 8/19/22

ID&I’s Dr. Tuanyok will be speaking on the radio show Animal Airwaves this Friday, August 19th, 2022 at 1pm. You can tune in on WUFT, 89.1 or online at He will be giving a talk entitled “Melioidosis in Companion Animals”. Melioidosis is a…

ID&I Faculty Promotions

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…

ID&I 2022 Department Retreat

Infectious Diseases & Immunology had the first in-person retreat in 3 years on May 18 and 19, 2022. It took place at the Austin Carey Learning Center, where faculty and staff gathered to discuss the present and future of the department, share current work, and look forward to what lies…

Phi Zeta Day 2022 Zoetis Award Recipient

We are very pleased to announce the winner of the 2022 Zoetis Award from Phi Zeta Day. Dr. Roy Curtiss – Winner of the Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence…

Phi Zeta Day 2022 Presentation Award Recipients

We are pleased to announce this year’s winners of the Phi Zeta Day presentation awards. Alicer Andrew – 1st Place Winner of the Best in Show Presentation award Jasmine Ayers – Winner of the Excellence in Basic Science Research Presentation award…

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