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Faculty member honored with prestigious Bergey’s…

The Bergey Medal is awarded to individuals who have made significant lifetime contributions to bacterial systematics.

Dr. Dan Brown

Fall graduates receive M.S. degrees

A virtual commencement ceremony was held Dec. 18 to honor the new graduates.

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Existing antihistamine drugs show effectiveness…

Three common antihistamine medications have been found in preliminary tests to inhibit infection of cells by the coronavirus that causes COVID-19…

Ostrov and Reznikov

Leveraging collaborations

COVID-19 research

Advancing discovery

Three common antihistamine medications have been found in preliminary tests to inhibit infection of cells by the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, University of Florida Health researchers say.

Dr. Leah Reznikov, an assistant professor of physiological sciences, is shown in her laboratory with biological scientist Jackson Liao.  Play Video

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UF Emerging Pathogens Institute and College of Veterinary Medicine researcher Maureen Long helped build a patient surveillance system in Pakistan to track and diagnose mosquito-borne diseases. The project captured outbreaks and laid the groundwork for a countrywide surveillance, detection and reporting system.

Innovative Veterinary Science

advancing solutions

Broad-based strengths, international collaborations

Our veterinary researchers investigate a wide-range of diseases and vaccines that not only impact the lives of our animal companions, but also humans. Several of our programs are distinctive, nationwide and globally. The Center for Environmental and Human toxicology, based in our college, is a leader in aquatic toxicology, with a major strength in nanotoxicology.

The Vulpe-Martyniuk teams' use of CRISPR technology to explore toxicology-related questions is unique.

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Man's new best friend: What cats can teach us about human genetics and precision medicine

Although cats have lived alongside humans for millennia, it remains a dogs’ world. This bias has historically bled into science as well. It’s time for cats to get their day,…

Cattle losing adaptations to environment

Researchers have uncovered evidence showing that cattle are losing important environmental adaptations, losses the researchers attribute to a lack of genetic information available to farmers. After examining genetic material stretching…

Dogs may not return their owners' good deeds

Domestic dogs show many adaptations to living closely with humans, but they do not seem to reciprocate food-giving according to a new study.

DNA from 1,600-year-old Iranian sheep mummy brings history to life

A team of geneticists and archaeologists has sequenced the DNA from a 1,600-year-old sheep mummy from an ancient Iranian salt mine, Chehrabad. This remarkable specimen has revealed sheep husbandry practices…

Animal Airwaves

Diagnosis and Treatment of Down Dogs (Archive from Sept. 4, 2020)

If your dog is suddenly unable to rise, or can’t move its legs, that’s a scary situation for any pet owner. However, the causes for these signs can vary greatly,…

The Role of Veterinary Forensic Pathology in Animal Cruelty Investigations

Unfortunately, animal cruelty is all around us.  Although animal cruelty investigations are led by law enforcement, veterinarians play a huge role in these investigations.  On this show, Dr. Adam Stern, a…

Mobility Issues with Geriatric Pets

Just like in people, animal health and strength tend to decline with age. Have you noticed that your aging pet is having more difficulty getting around? Signs of mobility can…

Protecting the Florida Manatee: Why it Takes a Village

Originally aired on May 14 Florida’s beloved state marine mammal, the manatee, is facing difficult times in parts of the state. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is presently…

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