Emerging Pathogens Institute - University of Florida

Toxic cholera bacteria flourish after heavy rains and persist at other times, researchers suggest

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EPI Research Day 2018

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Haiti Water Summit

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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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News and Announcements

EPI faculty members recognized for international achievements

April 26, 2018 -- Three members of the Emerging Pathogens Institute were recognized for their achievements in international research and education Wednesday at a UF/IFAS awards ceremony. Read More

EU report describes burden of infectious diseases on populace

April 23, 2018 -- A study of European infectious diseases published Thursday, April 19 found that one in 14 inhabitants of the European Union and the European Economic Area experience an infectious disease episode each year. Read More

Development of Vaccines Against Dengue and Zika

April 3, 2018 --- Hansi J. Dean, PhD, Vice President of Discovery Research, Takeda Vaccines, Inc. Read More

One Health talks Presents: "Of Humans and Vectors"

Monday, April 2nd, 2018 Read More

$3.2 Million grant funds development of new malaria vaccine

March 29, 2018 -- Gainesville, Fla. --- The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund has awarded the University of Florida and partners in the United States and Japan $3.2 million to advance a promising vaccine to prevent transmission of malaria. Read More

Seminars and Events

Sandfly-Borne Viruses: Virus Discovery From Field Studies to Medical Aspects

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 -- Read More

Changes in Law, Science and Health

February 9, 2018 -- Read More

A Microbiological Cure for the Most Common Parasites on Earth

January 31, 2018 -- Raffi Aroian, PhD, Professor in the Program in Molecular Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Read More

One Health Talks: Close Encounters

Thursday, January 11, 2018 -- Read More

Linkage of Antimicrobial Resistance and Bacterial Parthenogenesis

December 6th, 2017--- William M. Shafer, PhD. , Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine Read More