Emerging Pathogens Institute - University of Florida

Probing plant infections

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Crop pathogens

Research roundup: EPI's COVID-19 projects

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Interdisciplinary partnerships

UF researcher’s “mop up” malaria vaccine funded for trials in people

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Malaria vaccine

2006

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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EPI collaborates with over 250 faculty members from around the world annually.

EPI to support international research of coronavirus variants

EPI to support international research of coronavirus variants

The UF Emerging Pathogens Institute joined a consortium of global centers of excellence to study how coronavirus variants emerge and spread, as well as their impact on health. The project will focus on pregnant women and children, a population that has been often overlooked during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Optimal testing can reduce COVID-19 transmission

Optimal testing can reduce COVID-19 transmission

A new model compares how various rapid antigen tests could be optimized with quarantine and surveillance efforts to reduce transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.

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Scientific Publications

Scientific Publications

The faculty and affiliate members of the Emerging Pathogens Institute are heavily involved in scientific research and communicate their findings in some of the world's most prestigious journals. Find the current year's publications, and past year's archives, here.

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