The Emerging Pathogens Institutes has members that span among 11 different colleges and units at the University of Florida. With more than 250 distinguished faculty members, EPI supports the best minds. Biologists, epidemiologists, geographers, biostatisticians, mathematicians, physicians, veterinarians and other scientists create the strong collaborative spirit of EPI.

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Ana Maria Porras, PhD

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Engineering, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

  • Human microbiome
  • Tissue engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Global health
  • Neglected tropical parasitic infections

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Boone Prentice, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Imaging mass spectrometry
  • Metabolomics
  • Clostridium difficile infection
  • Molecular pathology
  • Staphylococcus aureus infection

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Cindy Prins, PhD. MPH

Clinical Associate Professor

Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions

  • Hospital epidemiology
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Vaccine uptake

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Mattia Prosperi, PhD

Professor, Associated Dean for AI and Innovation

Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions

  • AI
  • Data science
  • Biomedical informatics
  • Epidemiology

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Tamara Revazishvili, PhD

Assistant Scientist

Emerging Pathogens Institute, UF

  • Microbiology
  • Phage therapy
  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Cancer research

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Adam Rivers, PhD

Computational Biologist

United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Courtesy Faculty)

  • Microbiomes
  • Microbial consortia engineering
  • Animal and plant disease diagnostics
  • Machine learning

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Aline Rodrigues Hoffmann, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Associate Professor

Comparative, Diagnostic and Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Dermatopathology
  • Pathology
  • Anatomic
  • Microbiome
  • Fungi

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Libin Rong, PhD


Mathematics, Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Mathematical modeling
  • Viral and immune dynamics
  • HIV HCV and influenza
  • Epidemiology
  • Multiscale models

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Kathleen Ryan, MD

Associate Professor and Associate Chief Pediatric Infectious Disease

Pediatrics, College of Medicine

  • Influenza
  • School-located influenza vaccination programs
  • Vaccine hesitancy
  • Other viral respiratory infections

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Sadie Ryan, PhD

Associate Professor, Medical Geography

Geography, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Vector-borne disease
  • Malaria
  • Dengue
  • Disease ecology
  • Climate health