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A culture of nomination


February 18, 2022

 We’ve had an encouraging surge in new American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows in recent years. In my opinion, this is not because we’re suddenly doing fellow-level science. I believe it indicates our reputation ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Work & Life
Tags: Awards, Horticultural Sciences, Microbiology And Cell Science, Plant Pathology, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences, UF-IFAS, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
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Five UF/IFAS faculty members elected AAAS fellows


January 26, 2022

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, has elected five UF/IFAS faculty members to the newest class of AAAS Fellows, among ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Research
Tags: AAAS Fellows, J. Scott Angle, Katie Sieving, Matias Kirst, Microbiology And Cell Science, News, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences, Tony Romeo, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Yuncong Li

Viruses don’t just make you sick. They affect your gut bacteria, too, study finds


January 11, 2022

Norovirus is responsible for millions of cases of food poisoning each year. New evidence suggests the common bug alters the bacteria that live in our gut. These findings shed light on the connection between the gut microbiome and overall ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Gut Bacteria, Mariola Edelmann, Melissa Jones, Microbiology And Cell Science, News

UF/IFAS, FAMU win $1.4 million grant to teach AI to more diverse students


September 14, 2021

Funding for student fellowships is included in a new $1.4 million, three-year National Science Foundation grant that faculty from the University of Florida and Florida A&M University (FAMU) will use to train a diverse workforce for potential ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: AI, Bryan Kolaczkowski, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, FAMU, Idea, Microbiology And Cell Science

New growth chamber facility on UF campus investment in Florida agriculture


February 1, 2021

A new plant science facility has opened on the main UF campus in Gainesville. The UF/IFAS Growth Chamber Facility will help faculty and students study how changes in climate may impact Florida agriculture. The facility contains 15 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agronomy, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Dean Kopsell, Entomology And Nematology, Environmental Horticulture, Horticultural Sciences, Jerry Fankhauser, Microbiology And Cell Science, News, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation

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

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