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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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Norman Beatty, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine, College of Medicine

  • Chagas disease
  • Triatomines
  • Kissing bugs
  • Trypanosoma cruzi
  • Tropical medicine

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Torben Becker, MD, PhD, MBA

Vice-Chair of Critical Care, Director of Global Health

Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine

  • Global health
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Point-of-care ultrasound
  • Infectious diseases
  • Prehospital care

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Donald Behringer, PhD

Professor

School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

  • Marine
  • Disease
  • Ecology
  • Crustacean
  • Invasion

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Mike Binford, PhD

Professor

Geography, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Macrosystems biogeography
  • Human-environment interactions

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Jason K. Blackburn, MS, PhD

Professor

Geography, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Medical geography
  • Spatial epidemiology
  • Anthrax
  • Brucellosis
  • Animal movements

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Jeff Bloomquist, PhD

Professor

Entomology and Nematology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

  • Insecticide and repellent chemistry
  • Toxicology
  • Design

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Bryony Bonning, PhD

Eminent Scholar and Professor

Entomology & Nematology, IFAS

  • Insect-pathogen interactions
  • Insect viruses
  • Bacteria derived pesticidal proteins
  • Insect gut physiology
  • Biotechnology

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Steeve Boulant, PhD

Associate Professor

Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, College of Medicine

  • Enteric viruses and their pathogenesis
  • Interferons and cytokines
  • Polarized intestinal epithelial cells and organoids
  • Single cell omics to host/pathogen interactions
  • Bioengineering and organ on chips

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Daniel R. Brown, PhD

Associate Professor

Infectious Diseases and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Cellular microbiology
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Mycoplasma
  • Systematic and evolutionary microbiology

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Shantrel Canidate, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor; EPI Associate Director for Outreach and Community Partnerships

Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions/College of Medicine

  • Health disparities
  • HIV
  • Substance use
  • Artifical intelligence
  • Biobehavioral interventions