Michael J Dark

Michael J Dark

Asst Prof Vet Path

Department: VM-ADMINISTRATION
Business Phone: (352) 294-4138
Business Email: darkmich@ufl.edu

Research Profile

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.

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-6547-1298

Publications

Grants

Apr 2016 – Mar 2017
genomic testing to improve outcome prediction
UF FOU · Principal Investigator

Education

Diplomate
2011 · American College of Veterinary Pathologists
PhD, Veterinary Microbiology & Pathology
2008 · Washington State University
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2001 · Michigan State University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4138
Emails:
Business:
darkmich@ufl.edu

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IFAS

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