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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…

Phi Zeta Day 2022 Research Poster Award Recipients

We are so pleased to announce the Infectious Diseases & Immunology’s Research Poster award recipients from Phi Zeta Day that took place on April 14th and 15th, 2022. Isabelle Llabona – 1st Place Winner of the Undergraduate Student Research Poster award Rowan Basham –…

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…

Professor honored by International Organization for Mycoplasmology

Daniel R. Brown, Associate Professor, Veterinary Medicine / Infectious Diseases and Immunology Dan Brown, Ph.D., an associate professor of infectious diseases and immunology in the college’s department of infectious diseases and immunology, has received the International Organization of Mycoplasmology’s 2021 Founder’s Award. The organization promote the cooperative international study…

Professor honored by veterinary microbiology group

Dr. Roy Curtiss Roy Curtiss, Ph.D., a professor at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, has received the 2020 Distinguished Veterinary Microbiologist Award from the national organization that provides certification of veterinarians with special expertise in microbiology. The purpose of the award, given by the American College of Veterinary…

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