Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine

Elena Suvorova

Elena Suvorova, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine

Contact Info USF Infectious DIsease Research
12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC84
Tampa FL 33612

Academic Email: suvorova@usf.edu

Academic Phone:(813) 974-5989

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  • PhD, Biolchemistry, Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms*, 1999
  • PhD, Biochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1999
  • MS, Genetics, Kazan State University, 1989

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease

Recent Publications

  • Merrick CJ, Absalon S, Brochet M, Li Z, Suvorova E. Editorial: Celebrating Microbial Diversity: The Many Cell Cycles of Eukaryotic Microbes Frontiers Cell Infect Microbiol. doi: 10-3389/fcimb.2021.738994. , 2021.
  • Sinai AP, and Suvorova E The RESTRICTION checkpoint: a window of opportunity governing developmental transitions in Toxoplasma gondi Curr Opin Microbio. doi: 10.1016/1.mib.2020.02.009. , 2020.
  • White MW, and Suvorova ES Apicomplexa development: something old, borrowed, lost and new Trends in Parasitology. 34(11) : 1012-1013, 2018.

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Research (Center for Global Health and Infectious Disease, College of Public Health, University of South Florida 2018 - 2018)
  • Assistant Professor of Research (Department of Global Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida 2016 - 2018)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Department of Microbiology, Montana State University 2003 - 2008)


  • Incentive Award (USF Office of Research & Innovation - 2017)
  • Postdoctoral Training Award (Department of Defense, Breast Cancer Research Program of the US Army Medical Research - 2002)
  • Postdoctoral Travel Award (FEMS - 1999)
  • Scholarship for Academic Excellence (Kazan State University - 1989)