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Women in Science: A conversation with the UF/IFAS scientist behind the Smartt Lab

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March 28, 2022

VERO BEACH, Fla. –  For decades, females have been at the forefront of careers in science, technology and mathematics (STEM). They generate scientific breakthroughs and inspire innovation in a variety of careers across the globe. For UF/IFAS, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Chelsea Smartt, Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Military Child Month, Mosquitoes, National Women's History Month, Women In Science

Staph-free space, UF/IFAS researchers work to improve astronaut health


December 4, 2020

Staph is commonly found in the nose and on skin, but after long durations in space, may be a risk factor for serious infection Astronauts must remain healthy throughout space missions. But when the missions lengthen, more factors can make ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, International Space Station, Microbiology And Cell Science, NASA, Space, Staph

University of Florida awarded key federal grants to continue fight against citrus greening

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October 22, 2020

By RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers hope to discover new methods to help citrus growers fight the deadly citrus greening (or Huanglongbing) disease with cost effective, long-term sustainable treatments with ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Amit Levy, Asian Citrus Psyllid, Bryony Bonning, Citrus, Citrus Greening, Citrus Research And Education Center, Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, Entomology And Nematology, Grants, Huanglongbing, Michael Rogers, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Plant Pathology, Rootstocks, Scions, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Zhonglin Mou

Life in space – UF/IFAS faculty awarded three grants for further exploration

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October 15, 2020

The NASA Biological and Physical Sciences Division’s Space Biology Program recently announced 18 grants that will advance our understanding of how living systems respond to life in space. Three of those grants were awarded to UF/IFAS faculty ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, Grants, Horticultural Sciences, Horticultural Sciences Department, Mars, Microbiology And Cell Science, NASA

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