Emerging Pathogens Institute - University of Florida

Vector-borne diseases continue to plague the Caribbean

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The social and spatial ecology of dengue presence and burden during an outbreak in Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2012

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Toxic cholera bacteria flourish after heavy rains and persist at other times, researchers suggest

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EPI was created in 2006 to facilitate interdisciplinary studies of emergence and control of human, animal and plant pathogens of concern to the world.

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EPI collaborates with over 250 faculty members from around the world annually.

News and Announcements

Vector-borne diseases continue to plague the Caribbean

June 13, 2018 -- The number of vector-borne diseases acquired in the U.S. more than doubled between 2004 and 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported. But what does the future hold? Two studies published recently by University of Florida faculty members at the Emerging Pathogens Institute provide insight into this question, based on research conducted in Haiti. Read More


Arie Havelaar and collaborators invited to submit Bill and Melinda Gates proposals

June 11, 2018 -- Read More


Researchers identify immune profiles that place people at risk of dengue

June 5, 2018 -- GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- For many viruses, contracting the pathogen can have a silver lining: The subsequent antibodies confer immunity against future infection. Read More


Nelson lab teaches COTS course in Haiti

May 31, 2018 -- Read More


Challenges and Opportunities for the sustainable control of malaria vectors

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 -- Read More


Seminars and Events

Challenges and Opportunities for the sustainable control of malaria vectors

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 -- Read More


Next-generation combination dosing strategies to target resistant gram negatives - leveraging unique penicillin-binding protein occupancy patterns

Wednesday, May 16, 2018-- Read More


Towards an Arbovirus Transmission-blocking Vaccine

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018-- Read More


One Health talks Presents: "Of Humans and Vectors"

Monday, April 2nd, 2018 Read More


Sandfly-Borne Viruses: Virus Discovery From Field Studies to Medical Aspects

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 -- Read More