Research - Panama
USF Health - Office of International Programs

International Cooperative Biodiversity Group

Panama has some of the highest regional plant diversity in the world for natural product drug discovery. Dennis Kyle, PhD, is the Associate Program Leader for the International Cooperative Biodiversity Group in Panama. The Group is funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. Dr. Kyle’s laboratory at USF Health is actively engaged in natural product drug discovery. Collaborators are the USF Department of Chemistry, USF Center for Biological Defense and the Magellan BioScience Group, Inc.