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Graduate student honored by national parasitology group

Jeff Gruntmeir, a graduate student in the college’s department of comparative, diagnostic and population medicine mentored by Heather Walden, Ph.D., has received the 2021 American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists-Merck Outstanding Graduate Student Award. Gruntmeir’s research is focused on the mosquito-transmitted canine heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, as well as other…

Malaria’s Spit Solution

A new $1.29 million grant will support Dr. Rhoel Dinglasan’s work to develop a saliva-based malaria diagnostic test.

ID&I well-represented at Marine Science Symposium

By Thom Sanders: Elizabeth Scherbatskoy, PhD student, presents on a picornavirus impacting the clownfish aquaculture industry. ID&I faculty, staff, and students were out in force at this year’s North Florida Marine Science…

Dr. Christian Jobin quoted in New York Times

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 tract.

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