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.

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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Modeling COVID-19 vaccination efforts in the US

Modeling COVID-19 vaccination efforts in the US

Recent work contributed to by UF mathematician Burton Singer seeks to estimate how COVID-19 vaccination campaigns will affect the future trajectory of the pandemic 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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