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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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Michael Dark, DVM, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor / Executive Director

Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Pathology
  • Bacteriology
  • Genomics
  • Informatics
  • Oncology

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Yousong Ding, PhD

Associate Professor

Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy

  • Natural products
  • Synthetic biology
  • Antibiotics
  • New target
  • Drug resistance

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Rhoel Dinglasan, PhD, MPH, MPhil

Professor

Infectious Diseases & Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Malaria
  • Arbovirus
  • Vector biology & ecology
  • Systems biology of vector-borne diseases
  • Global one health

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Mariola Edelman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dept. of Microbiology and Cell Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

  • Salmonella
  • Extracellular vesicles
  • Bioactive lipids
  • Innate immunity
  • Proteomics

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Lynn El Haddad, PhD

Assistant Professor

Medicine, College of Medicine

  • Phage
  • Phageome
  • Microbiome
  • Multi-drug resistant organisms
  • Cancer (stem cell transplant, colorectal, head and neck)

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Aria Eshraghi, PhD

Assistant Professor

Infectious Diseases and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Host-pathogen interactions
  • Bacterial pathogenesis
  • Toxins
  • Bacterial secretion systems
  • Microbiology

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Hugh Fan, PhD

Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering

  • Zika virus
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Dengue virus
  • Influenza virus
  • Point-of-care detection

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Svetlana Folimonova, PhD

Professor

Plant Pathology, IFAS

  • Plant viruses
  • Virus-host interactions
  • Citrus tristeza virus
  • Plant pathogens

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Karen Garrett, PhD

Preeminent Professor

Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

  • Epidemiology
  • Networks
  • Systems analysis
  • Disease ecology

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Nicolas Gauthier, PhD

Assistant Curator

Natural History, Florida Museum of Natural History

  • Climate dynamics
  • Land use
  • Computational modeling
  • Social-ecological systems