UF College of Veterinary Medicine

UF Awarded NIH Funding for New Malaria Research Center

A five-year, $3.6 million award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, aims to turn the tide through a new International Center of Excellence for Malaria Research led by University of Florida scientist Rhoel Dinglasan, Ph.D., M.P.H., and partners in Africa.

UF Team Identifies Novel Targets for COVID-19 Antivirals

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Florida is making progress in their search for targets that could be used for developing treatments for infections with COVID-19. The team posted a paper to bioRxiv reporting the identification of 53 novel genes and pathways that could become druggable targets for antiviral therapies for COVID-19 plus a broad array of coronavirus types.

New Grant Will Help Develop Vaccine Delivery System for Tilapia Lake Virus

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) has joined in the war against the tilapia lake virus (TLV) with a US$ 790,326 (EUR 671,206) Seeding Solutions grant award to the University of Florida in support of the development of a vaccine delivery system for halting the spread of the disease.