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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

Newest tool to fight citrus diseases may be found in citrus microbiome


September 2, 2021

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- The next key to winning the battle against citrus diseases such as citrus canker may be in the tiniest microbes that live inside the citrus tree. University of Florida researchers hope to discover how these microbes may ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease
Tags: Citrus Diseases, Citrus Research, Grant, Microbes, Microbiology And Cell Science, Nian Wang, Nifa, Pathogens, Plant Health, UF/IFAS Citrus Research And Education Center, Usda

Breast milk of mothers who received COVID-19 vaccine contains antibodies that fight illness


August 24, 2021

The breast milk of lactating mothers vaccinated against COVID-19 contains a significant supply of antibodies that may help protect nursing infants from the illness, according to new research from the University of Florida. For the study, ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Covid-19, Joseph Larkin, Microbiology And Cell Science, News, Vaccination

New UF research sets stage for development of salmonella vaccine


May 6, 2021

Worldwide, there are more than 95 million salmonella infections each year, with 1.35 million occurring in the United States. There is no effective human vaccine for this common germ. Researchers with the University of Florida have developed ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Mariola Edelmann, Microbiology And Cell Science, News, Salmonella

UF scientists find new evidence linking gut bacteria and neurodegenerative conditions


May 6, 2021

New research establishes, for the first time, a link between specific bacteria species and physical manifestations of neurodegenerative diseases. The scientists introduced specific bacteria into 1-millimeter-long worm called C. elegans, ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Daniel Czyz, Microbiology And Cell Science, Neurodegenerative Diseases, News

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

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