Dominick Lemas

Dominick Lemas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: MD-HOP-GENERAL
Business Phone: (352) 294-5971
Business Email:

About Dominick Lemas

Dominick Lemas is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics at the University of Florida. Dr. Lemas received his bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of Vermont in 2006 and completed his doctorate in biochemistry & molecular biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2012. His research is devoted to understanding the fetal origins of pediatric obesity with a specific interest in the functional implications of gut microflora and the critical host-microbe interactions that regulate maternal-infant metabolism.

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Biomedical informatics
  • Child-maternal health
  • Computational biology
  • Metagenomics
  • Molecular epidemiology
  • Pediatric obesity


Jan 2019 ACTIVE
Human milk metabolomics and microbe-host interactions associated with pediatric obesity
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK · Principal Investigator
Nov 2015 – Jan 2016
assessing the evidence for the microbiome as a potential
ROBIN HOOD FOUNDATION · Principal Investigator

Contact Details

(352) 294-5971