Michael V. Bowie
Clinical Assistant Professor and Director- Community Engagement and Diversity Outreach
Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine
PO Box 100123
2015 SW 16th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32610-0123
Fax: (352) 294-8608
- PhD, University of Florida, 1997
- MS, Penn State University, 1992
- BS, Morgan State University, 1987
- Director of Recruitment, Retention and Multicultural Affairs, College of Education, University of Florida
- Executive Director, Florida Fund for Minority Teachers, Inc.
- Director, UF High-Risk Delinquent and Dependent Youth Educational Project
- Director, UF College Reach-Out Project
- Assistant Director for the Veterinary Investigations Office for the Kingdom of Swaziland
Honors and Awards
- Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society, Morgan State University
- Skull and Bones Senior Honorary Society, Penn State University
- Florida Blue Key Leadership Honorary, University of Florida (Inducted 1994)
- Outstanding Student Award, University of Florida, 1995
- University of Florida Hall of Fame, Inducted 1995
- Who’s Who Among Universities and Colleges, Morgan State University 1996 and University of Florida 1994
- Honored by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. with The Michael V. Bowie Scholarship, University of Florida, 2000
- Outstanding Advisor, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc., 2000
- Received the Key to the City of Miami (2005), Chicago (2005), and Detroit (2007)
Teaching and Research Interests
- Molecular Epidemiology
- Tick and Tick-borne Diseases
- Rickettsial Diseases
Simbi, B.H., Bowie, M.V., McGuire, T.C., Barbet, A.F. and S.M. Mahan. Evaluation of E. ruminantium Genes in DBA/2 Mice as Potential DNA Vaccine Candidates for Control of Heartwater. Annals of New York Academy of Sciences, 1078:424-37 (2006).
- Barbet, A.F., Meeus, P.F., Bélanger, M., Bowie, M.V., Yi, J., Lundgren, A.M., Alleman, A.R., Wong, S.J., Chu, F.K., Munderloh, U.G., and S.D, Jauron. Expression of multiple outer membrane protein sequence variants from a single genomic locus of Anaplasma phagocytophilum. Infection and Immunity 71(4):1706-18 (2003).
- Bowie, M.V., De la Fuenta, J., Kocan, K.M., Blouin, E.F., and A.F. Barbet. Conservation of Major Surface Protein 1 Genes of Anaplasma marginale During Cyclic Transmission Between Ticks and Cattle. Gene, 282:95-102 (2002).
- Bélanger, M., Sorenson, H.L., France, M.K., Bowie, M.V., Barbet, A.F., Breitschwerdt, E.B. and A.R. Alleman. Comparison of Serological Detection Methods for the Diagnosis of Ehrlichia canis Infections in Dogs. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 40(9):3506-8 (2002).
- Alleman, A.R., McSherry, L.J., Barbet, A.F., Breitschwerdt, E.B., Sorenson, H.L., Bowie, M.V., and M. Bélanger. Recombinant Major Antigenic Protein 2 of Ehrlichia canis: A Potential Diagnostic Tool. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 39:2494-2499 (2001).
- Viseshakul, N., Kamper, S., Bowie, M.V., and A.F. Barbet. Sequence and Expression Analysis of a Surface Antigen Gene Family of the Rickettsia Anaplasma marginale. Gene, 253:45-53 (2000).
- Alleman, A.R., Barbet, A.F., Bowie, M.V., Sorenson, H.L., Wong, S.J., and M. Bélanger. Expression of a Gene Encoding the Major Antigenic Protein 2-Homolog of Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Potential Application for Serodiagnosis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 38:3705-3709 (2000).
- Bowie, M.V., Reddy, G.R., Semu, S.M., Mahan, S.M., and A.F. Barbet. Potential Value of Major Antigenic Protein 2 for Serological Diagnosis of Heartwater and Related Ehrlichial Infections. Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology, 6(2):209-215 (1999).
- Mahan, S.M., McGuire, T.C., Semu, S.M., Bowie, M.V., Jongejan, F., Rurangirwa, F.R., and A.F. Barbet. Molecular Cloning of a Gene Encoding the Immunogenic 21 kDa Protein of Cowdria ruminantium. Microbiology 140: 2135-2142 (1994).