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UF student earns Goldwater Scholarship

Congratulations to Aaron Sandoval, a biology major student who has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. Mr. Aaron Sandoval, a member of the UF Honors program has been conducting research at the Cancer and Genetics Institute… Read More

Dean’s Interdisciplinary Speaker Series 2018

“Paradise in the Natural Sciences, the Social Sciences, and the Humanities” PROFESSOR WILLIAM MARTIN Evolutionary Biologist and Professor at the Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Talk and Panel Discussion “Life out of Paradise: Where Did We Ultimately Come From,… Read More

Akito Kawahara Publishes A New Evolutionary Tree of Butterflies

Akito Kawahara next to the butterfly tree

Associate Professor of Biology and Curator Akito Kawahara and his colleagues have published the first comprehensive evolutionary tree of butterflies.  The team analyzed 352 genetic markers from 207 butterfly species representing all butterfly families and subfamilies and 98 percent of… Read More

Davis wins CLAS Teacher of the Year award

Biology’s outstanding teacher scholars were recognized by three nominations for the CLAS Teacher of the Year competition. Drs. Brad Barbazuk, Keith Choe, and Christine Davis were all nominated, which in itself is a singular honor. Among this stiff competition (which also… Read More

David Oppenheimer’s Award Winning Video

Dr. David Oppenheimer’s video on protein movement has won a national BioArt Award from FASEB, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. Dr. Oppenheimer’s video shows how, although protein structures are often shown as static images, in real life… Read More