Graduate Students

Our graduate students have a wide range of interests in aquatic animal biology, health, conservation, and ecosystems. Click on each student to learn more about their ongoing research and publications.

Dr. Jonathan Cowart
Manatee ReproductionJonathan cowart

Elizabeth Brammer-Robbins
Florida manatee reproductive health and gut microbiome functionLiz BR

Dr. Jessica Jacob
Infectious DiseasesJessica Jacobs

Dr. Aristide Kamala
Conservation of the African ManateeAristide Kamala

Samantha Koda
Viruses in Ornamental Fishsamantha koda

Maite De Maria Mulet
Anthropogenic Activities and Contaminantsmaite

Chuck Roe
Calcium Oxalate Urolithiasis in Asian Small -Clawed OttersCHuck Roe

Elizabeth Scherbatskoy
Viruses in Aquacultured Clownfishelizabeth S graduate student

Sarah Wahltinez
Seastar Pathology and Anthropogenic StressorsSarah W

Dr. Tatiana Weisbrod
Parasitic Enteritis in the Florida Manateetatiana with stuffed manatee

If you are interested in some of our previous graduate student research questions, please visit our past student research page.

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As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.



Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinarian staff is ready to assist.

Animal Airwaves

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

Animal Airwaves