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UF-led center continues fight against diseases spread by mosquitoes, ticks


July 12, 2022

Established in 2016, the Southeast Regional Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Disease: The Gateway Program (SECVBD) will continue its work for another five years, thanks to renewed funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Center For Online Learning And Technology, Center For Public Issues Education, Chagas Disease, Dengue Virus, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Mosquitoes, Ticks, West Nile Virus, Zika

UF research finds genetic markers for cattle health, growth

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March 1, 2021

By DeLene Beeland New University of Florida research findings could improve cattle breeding by giving ranchers desirable traits such as faster animal growth and greater resistance against disease. In their study, researchers uncovered links ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, Pests & Disease
Tags: Animal Sciences, Beef Cattle, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Gastrointestinal Tract, Genetic Markers, Gut Bacteria, KC Jeong, Livestock Productivity

UF study shows seafood samples had no elevated contaminant levels from oil spill

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April 17, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A sampling of more than 1,000 Gulf of Mexico fish, shrimp, oysters and blue crabs taken from Cedar Key, Fla., to Mobile Bay, Ala., between 2011 to 2013, shows no elevated contaminant levels, according to a seafood safety ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Food Safety, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Emerging Pathogens Institute, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida

UF develops first high-altitude device to help detect health threats from the sky

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December 5, 2013

Click here for high-resolution version. Caption at bottom. African dust video GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida researcher is exploring whether the latest plant, animal or human health threats will come from the sky. Using the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: African Dust, Andrew Schuerger, Cape Canaveral, DART, Dust, Dust At Altitude Recovery Technology, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Florida, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Kennedy Space Center, Pathogens, Plant Pathology, University Of Florida

UF researchers find bacterial imbalances linked to deadly disease that strikes infants

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June 30, 2011

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- New findings by the University of Florida may help lead to a cure for a deadly disease that primarily afflicts premature newborns. Necrotizing enterocolitis, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Emerging Pathogens Institute, Human Microbiome Project, Josef Neu, Microorganisms, Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Premature Infant, Volker Mai

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