Posts Tagged ‘infectious disease’

Alumna Melissa Schreiber soars for study abroad

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USF College of Public Health alumna Melissa Schreiber is using her public health knowledge and passion to educate her students at Valencia College in Orlando, Fla. She later earned her MS in molecular biology and microbiology in 2008 at the University of Central Florida. While earning her undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences, she was introduced […]

New compounds more potent in combatting brain-eating amoeba’s fatal infection

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A University of South Florida Health College of Public Health professor and his team of researchers have zeroed in on compounds that could one day lead to fast-acting treatments for the fatal infection caused by the brain-eating amoeba known as Naegleria fowleri. In a study published online this month in the  journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, […]

COPH professors deliver keynote talks in Ecuador

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Distinguished USF College of Public Health Professors John Adams and Dennis Kyle delivered keynote talks at two recent international workshops, the Latin-American Network of Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases, and the National Meeting of Infectious Disease Research and Tropical Medicine. The meetings were held on the campus of Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador […]