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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Andy Kane, PhD, MS

Director, Aquatic Pathobiology Laboratory

Environmental and Global Health, College of Public Health and Health Professions

  • Environmental and public health issues
  • Pathology and toxicology of aquatic biota
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Extant coastal oyster habitat
  • Scientific communications

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Subhashinie Kariyawasam, BVSc, PhD

Professor and Chair

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

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Foodborne bacteria
  • Vaccines
  • Diagnostic tests

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Vidhu Kariyawasam, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine, College of Medicine

  • HIV
  • PrEP
  • Pharmacokinetics

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Stephanie Karst, PhD


Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, College of Medicine

  • Norovirus pathogenesis
  • Virus-microbiota interactions
  • Neonatal immunity to viruses
  • Microbial metabolite control of virus infections

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Carl Nick Keiser, PhD

Assistant Professor

Biology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Behavioral disease ecology

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Nabil Killiny, PhD

Associate Professor

Plant Pathology, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

  • Insect vectors of plant pathogens
  • Phloem or xylem limited pathogens
  • Physiology and genetics of vector-pathogen interactions
  • Biochemical signals crucial to host, vector and pathogen interactions

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Peter Kima, MSPH, PhD

Associate Professor

Microbiology & Cell Science, College of Agriculture and Life Science

  • Leishmania pathogenesis
  • Extracellular vesicle biology
  • PI3K/AKT signaling
  • Cell biology of infection

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Jaya Kolli, MD


Physiology and Aging, College of Medicine

  • Physiology

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Mary Jo Koroly, PhD

Associate Professor and Center Director

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Medicine

  • Research broader impacts
  • Research education and training/pipeline preparation
  • K-16 student and teacher science programs
  • Professional development for graduate students and postdocs
  • STEM career exploration programs

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Awewura Kwara, MD, MPH&TM


Medicine, College of Medicine

  • HIV
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • AMR
  • Pharmacogenetics