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Dr. Ziad Memish lectures on MERS-CoV and the Hajj in Saudi Arabia

Dr. Ziad Memish during his lecture “The Hajj and MERS-CoV: Saudi Strategies to Reduce Transmission Risk.” Photo: Mary Leigh Morris August 30, 2013 – Dr. Ziad Memish, Deputy Minister of Public Health, Saudi Arabia visited the Emerging Pathogens Institute (EPI) to discuss research collaborations.  Faculty and students from the Department…

Dr. Christine Petersen gives a seminar on visceral leishmaniasis

Dr. Christine Petersen, DVM, PhD, a veterinary scientist and assistant professor at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine visited UF on October 27 – 28. Dr. Petersen gave a seminar at the Emerging Pathogens Institute regarding the emergence of canine visceral leishmaniasis in the United States.

Dr. Melanie Correll speaks at EGH ‘Show Us Your Data’ luncheon

Dr. Melanie Correll, Associate Professor for the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, presented her research to EGH faculty members at the EGH ‘Show Us Your Data’ luncheon on Friday, September 2, 2011. Dr. Correll is currently leading projects with the Florida Space Grant…

Dr. Matthew Bender of NBACC visits EGH

Dr. Matthew Bender, Acting Deputy Director of Threat Characterization at the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) visited the Department of Environmental & Global Health on August 30, 2011. Dr. Bender gave a seminar at UF’s Emerging Pathogens Institute regarding his experience in applied biodefense projects at NBACC.