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Whatever you’ve got your sights set on, that’s merely the beginning. As a Gator you’ll learn to see beyond the horizon. We measure success not in individual achievement, but where you go from there. Because when reaching your goals is just the starting point, there’s no end to what Gators can accomplish.

Director: J. Glenn Morris, Jr.

College of Medicine
Director, Emerging Pathogens Institute

Dr. Glenn Morris assumed the position of Director of the Emerging Pathogens Institute in August 2007. He is also a professor of infectious diseases in the UF College of Medicine. Morris has worked in public health and pathogen related fields for more than 30 years. At EPI, he has helped to shape the creative vision behind a web of campuswide projects to anticipate, understand and control the emergence of new, disease-causing microorganisms. In his spare time, Morris enjoys gardening.

Faculty: Yousong Ding

College of Pharmacy
Assistant Professor

Yousong Ding was recently awarded a grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research through its prestigious Young Investigator Research Program. As one of 59 outstanding scientists and engineers earning the award, he will receive $120,000 a year for a three-to-five year period. His research project is titled “Engineering Biosystems for Aromatic Nitration.” Ding was named an assistant professor in the department of medicinal chemistry at UF in 2013.

Alumni: Sarah Lowe

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Class of 2006

While leading the Gators basketball team as captain for three years, this magna cum laude double major also earned spot on the SEC’s Good Works Team, which highlights a member from each school who gives back to their community. Lowe then co-founded a nonprofit that provides free secondary boarding schools in East Africa. Today, she leads the Bay Area office at the United States Liability Insurance Group, and has advised the CEO on the company’s philanthropic efforts.

For the Gator Good

The challenges facing our world are bigger than one person. One
organization. One university. The Gator Good is our
campaign to combine those efforts and solve those global problems.
Because together, our impact is greater.

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