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Dr. John Lednicky

Dr. John Lednicky participates in a Mitre Corporation sponsored workshop in Washington, DC

Published: Apr 20th, 2017

Dr. John Lednicky and 4 other world renowned virologists were invited to give ‘state-of-the-science’ presentations at a workshop in Washington, DC that was hosted by the Mitre Corporation. The Mitre […]

Dr. John Lednicky

EGH Faculty to Co-Lead new Center with CDC grant

Published: Feb 8th, 2017

Four state universities collaborated recently to gain $10M in funding from the Center for Disease Control for the new Southeast Regional Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Disease. The center will lead a […]

Multidisciplinary team reports the isolation of Enterovirus D68 from the plasma of a Haitian child with pneumonia

Published: Jun 23rd, 2016

A multidisciplinary team composed of researchers from the College of Public Health and Health Professions (Dept of Environmental and Global Health and Dept. of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy), […]

Zika Virus Vaccine Development Stalled by Concerns Over Marketability

Published: Jun 7th, 2016

Read about the newest developments in the efforts to market a Zika virus vaccine in this conversation with Dr. John Lednicky and The Contagion’s Brian Dunleavy here. Click here to […]

Environmental and Global Health study reveals best evidence to-date of human infection by influenza D virus

Published: Jun 2nd, 2016

First identified in 2011, influenza D virus (IDV) is now recognized as a pathogen of cattle and swine.  The virus is able to infect and replicate in the same types […]

Dr. John Lednicky Speaks at International Symposium on Mass Gathering Medicine in Saudi Arabia

Dr. John Lednicky Speaks at International Symposium on Mass Gathering Medicine in Saudi Arabia

Published: Apr 10th, 2015

This year’s International Symposium on Mass Gathering Medicine took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from March 29-30th. Dr. John Lednicky of the College of Environmental and Global Health gave two talks, […]

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Dr. John Lednicky Finds Flu Mutation That Targets Young People

Published: Apr 10th, 2015

Recently, Dr. John Lednicky of the College of Global and Environmental Health, along with Dr. Glenn Morris of the Emerging Pathogens Institute, discovered a mutation in a common H1N1 virus […]

Dr. John Lednicky and colleagues in Virus Genes journal

Published: Oct 3rd, 2014

John Lednicky and his colleagues Janet Butel, Maya Luetke, and Julia Loeb published an article entitled “Complete genomic sequence of a new Human polyomavirus 9 strain with an altered noncoding […]

Dr. John Lednicky posts the complete genomic sequence of Canine distemper virus (CDV)

Published: Apr 7th, 2014

John Lednicky has posted the complete genomic sequence of Canine distemper virus (CDV) strain 171391-513 and the complete CDS of the large protein gene of CDV strain UF 12-1 in […]

Research Products 2010

Published: Mar 26th, 2014

For the purpose of providing a sample of our research activities we list some of our recent works. Key: Faculty (Black Bold), Students (Red Bold), Postdoc/Staff (Blue Bold)   Journal […]

Research Products 2011

Published: Mar 26th, 2014

For the purpose of providing a sample of our research activities we list some of our recent works. Key: Faculty (Black Bold), Students (Red Bold), Postdoc/Staff (Blue Bold)   Books/Book […]

Research Products 2012

Published: Mar 26th, 2014

For the purpose of providing a sample of our research activities we list some of our recent works. Key: Faculty (Black Bold), Students (Red Bold), Postdoc/Staff (Blue Bold)   Books/Book […]

Research Products 2013

Published: Mar 26th, 2014

For the purpose of providing a sample of our research activities we list some of our recent works. Key: Faculty (Black Bold), Students (Red Bold), Postdoc/Staff (Blue Bold)   Journal […]

Dr. John Lednicky gives talk on airborne virus sampling

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

Dr. John Lednicky gave a talk entitled “Collection of viable airborne viruses using air samplers” for the Biomedical Education Seminar Series of the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, University of […]

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Dr. Lednicky et al. discovered Human coronavirus NL63 (HCoV-NL63) in commercially sold primary human renal proximal tubule epithelial cells (RPTEC)

Published: Jul 24th, 2013

Dr. Lednicky et al. discovered Human coronavirus NL63 (HCoV-NL63) in commercially sold primary human renal proximal tubule epithelial cells (RPTEC). They then proved the virus replicates in primary RPTEC and human renal […]

Faculty Professional Skills

Published: Apr 3rd, 2013

Professional skills Faculty member Microbiology Ali Molecular biology Ali Cholera and diarrheal pathogens Ali Environmental persistence of diarrheal pathogens Ali Pathogen / contaminant exposure assessments with aquatic animals, including gross […]

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Dr. John Lednicky detects novel human rhinovirus ‘c’ genotype

Published: Sep 28th, 2012

Dr. Nick Knowles, Chair of the ICTV (International Committee on the Taxonomy of Viruses) Picornaviridae Study Group, informed Dr. John Lednicky that the Human Rhinovirus type C strain he detected […]

Mongolia: August 11-18, 2011

Published: Aug 24th, 2011

Mongolia Photos by Greg Gray Mongolia Photos by John Lednicky Mongolia Photos by Randy Schoepp Mongolia Photos by Sandro Sulakvelidzke Potential Mongolian Graduate Student Photos

John Lednicky, PhD

John Lednicky, PhD

Published: May 2nd, 2011

Associate Professor Office: HPNP 4155 Phone: 352-273-9204 Email: jlednicky@phhp.ufl.edu CV Areas of Expertise: Microbiology Virology Current Research Interests Collection and analyses of airborne viruses Avian influenza virus H5N1 and other […]