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
Lindsey Brinkley is a CALS student studying microbiology and cell science. On #GatorNation Giving Day, you can support students like Lindsey by giving to the new microbiology teaching lab. This new space will ... READ MORE
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
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
Haley Boles, a student in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) with an interest in space microbiology was granted VP Promise funding to attend the American Society of Gravitational and Space Research (ASGSR) Annual Meeting ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- When the University of Florida gave the call to move classes online in 2020, faculty in the UF/IFAS department of microbiology and cell science transitioned hands-on labs and learning experiences into a virtual environment. ... READ MORE
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
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
People often take or eat probiotics to help regulate their digestive health, but what happens when we send probiotics to space for three years? UF/IFAS researchers hope to find out.
NASA is planning several Mars missions that would require ... READ MORE
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