Alice C. Y. Lee

Assistant Professor- Parasitology and Clinical Diagnostics

Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine
alice.lee@vetmed.ufl.eduDr. Alice CY Lee
PO Box 100123
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0123
(352) 294-8664
Fax: (352) 294-8608


  • PhD, Infectious Diseases, Cornell University, 2016
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (Parasitology), 2015
  • DVM, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, 2006

Honors and Awards

  • AAVP-CAPC Graduate Student Award in Zoonotic Diseases, 2015
  • AAVP-Merck Outstanding Graduate Student Award, 2014
  • National Center for Veterinary Parasitology Fellowship, 2012-2016
  • Novartis Animal Health Research Fellowship, 2007-2012

Professional Experience

  • Courtesy Lecturer, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, 2018
  • Extension Associate, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, 2016-2017
  • Clinical Resident in Veterinary Parasitology, National Center for Veterinary Parasitology, Cornell University, 2012-2016

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Host-parasite immune interactions
  • Neglected parasite infections and zoonotic diseases
  • Endoscopic imaging for in vivo evaluation of anthelmintic drug efficacy
  • Diagnostic parasitology

Recent Publications

  • Hu Y, Nguyen T, Lee ACY, Urban JF, Miller MM, Zhan B, Koch DJ, Noon JB, Abraham A, Fujiwara RT, Bowman DD, Ostroff G, Aroian RV. Accepted. Bacillus thuringiensis Cry5B protein as a new pan-hookworm cure. International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance.
  • Lee ACY, Epe C, Bowman DD. 2015. Determination of anthelmintic efficacy against Toxocara canis in dogs by use of capsule endoscopy. Veterinary Parasitology 212 (3-4): 227-231.
  • Bourguinat C, Lee ACY, Lizundia Gorbea R, Blagburn BL, Liotta JL, Kraus MS, Keller K, Epe C, Letourneau L, Kleinman C, Paterson T, Carreton Gomez E, Montoya-Alonso JA, Smith H, Bhan A, Peregrine AS, Carmichael J, Drake J, Schenker R, Kaminsky R, Bowman DD, Geary TG, Prichard RK. 2015. Macrocyclic lactone resistance in Dirofilaria immitis: Failure of heartworm preventatives and genetic markers for resistance. Veterinary Parasitology 210 (3-4): 167-178.
  • Lee ACY, Epe C, Simpson KW, Bowman DD. 2011. Utility of capsule endoscopy for evaluating anthelmintic efficacy in fully conscious dogs. International Journal for Parasitology 41 (13-14): 1377-1383.

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