Biosafety Lab in Haiti. Photo credit: Lolia Fernandez.

UF inaugurates new biosafety lab in Haiti

On Wednesday, the University of Florida inaugurated the new Biosafety Level 3 lab in Haiti. The 1,500-square-foot facility will be used to the train researchers to better understand and fight […]

EPI Research Day

EPI Research Day 2014

On Thursday, EPI hosted its seventh annual Research Day, an event where EPI members and collaborators showcase their wide range of pathogen-related research. EPI members conduct research in collaboration with other […]


EPI Researcher featured in Journal of Wildlife Diseases

  Jason Blackburn, a professor for the University of Florida and a researcher for the Emerging Pathogens Institute, is published in the April 2014 issue of Journal of Wildlife Diseases. […]


EPI director warns of a severe flu season

EPI Director Dr. J. Glenn Morris warns the flu circulating this year has become more severe. Since October, the flu caused 12 deaths and more than 150 hospitalizations in North […]


Quick Facts

The Emerging Pathogens Institute was created in 2006 to provide a world-class research environment to facilitate interdisciplinary studies of  emergence and control of human, animal, and plant pathogens of concern […]


UF hosts Tick-borne Disease Symposium

Photo credit: Arielle Gousse The UF Emerging Pathogens Institute and Tourism Crisis Management Institute hosted a Tick-Borne Disease Symposium on December 5th at the University of Florida. The program featured […]