Emerging Pathogens Institute - University of Florida

Research roundup: EPI's COVID-19 projects

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Interdisciplinary partnerships

UF researcher’s “mop up” malaria vaccine funded for trials in people

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Malaria vaccine

Keynote talks from EPI's Research Day 2021

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Events

2006

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.

Public Health America profiles EPI's director

Public Health America profiles EPI's director

Watch a segment on Public Health America where host William Latimer interviews EPI Director J. Glenn Morris, Jr., M.D., about aerosols, COVID-19 transmission, and how witnessing a cholera epidemic as a child in Thailand informed his future career.

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Yunnan orbivirus found in Florida for first time

Yunnan orbivirus found in Florida for first time

UF researchers find first known instance of Yunnan orbivirus in North America from postmortem tests on tissues from a farmed white-tailed deer in Florida. The discovery is important because veterinarians could have misdiagnosed past animal illnesses, for lack of knowledge that the virus is circulating in the US.

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Scientific Publications

Scientific Publications

The faculty and affiliate members of the Emerging Pathogens Institute are heavily involved in scientific research and communicate their findings in some of the world's most prestigious journals. Find the current year's publications, and past year's archives, here.

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