College’s University Scholar presents research results

Jeff Leibowitz

Jeff Leibowitz presented the results of his research project while a UF University Scholar during a recent symposium on campus. He worked in the laboratory of Dr. Dan Brown. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Dan Brown)

 The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2013-2014 University Scholar Jeffrey A. Leibowitz presented results from his undergraduate research project in one of 256 posters displayed at the UF Undergraduate Research Symposium, held March 27 in the UF Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.

Leibowitz’ project, titled, “Adherence to canine cells is modulated by sialidase activity of Mycoplasma canis,” was supervised by Dr. Daniel Brown and biological scientist Dina Michaels of the college’s department of infectious diseases and pathology.The keynote speaker at the symposium was Dr. Bernard Mair, associate provost for undergraduate affairs at UF.

Leibowitz is a senior undergraduate student majoring in biomedical engineering. He will continue his studies in graduate school in engineering at UF.

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