Michael J. Dark

Associate Professor- Anatomic Pathology

Dr. Michael Dark

Dr. Michael Dark

Pathology Service Chief
Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
darkmich@ufl.edu
PO Box 100123
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0123
(352) 294-4138
Fax: (352) 392-9704

Education

  • Diplomate, ACVP, 2011
  • PhD, Veterinary Microbiology & Pathology, Washington State University, 2008
  • DVM, Michigan State University, 2001

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Veterinary Pathology, including studying the pathology of a variety of conditions in animals in an attempt to better model human disease.
  • Discovery and diagnosis of diseases in animals
  • Bacterial genomics and vector-borne diseases
  • Bacterial genome sequencing and bioinformatics
  • Rickettsial diseases such as Anaplasma marginale and other model systems
  • Disease research, including how to better use archived samples for genetic research
  • Examining alternative fixatives for DNA research
  • Determining the maximum useful sample age for DNA recovery from diagnostic tissue samples.
  • Animals as model systems for disease
  • Pathology of a variety of conditions in animals in an attempt to better model human disease.

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