Biology graduate student publishes in Ecology

[Cover photo credit]: Kristen Hart (USGS), NMFS Permit #16146 Biology graduate student Alexandra Gulick, with co-authors from the National Park Service and the UF Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research, recently published a paper in Ecology. Results of the study… Read More

New Book on Alligators by Kent Vliet

Dr. Kent Vliet, Coordinator of Introductory Laboratories for the Department of Biology, has published a new book with Johns Hopkins University Press (2020):   Alligators: The Illustrated Guide to Their Biology, Behavior, and Conservation.  Wonderfully illustrated with photographs by wildlife photographer… Read More

Biology Post-doc publishes in Nature

Biology post-doctoral associate Gonzalo Quiroga Artigas and other members of the Schnitzler Lab have a new paper in Nature Scientific Reports.  The study describes a new method (electroporation) for delivering short hairpin RNAs (shRNA) into fertilized eggs of a hydrozoan… Read More

Biology Grad Student Receives MBE Award

Ayush Saxena, recent Ph.D. from the Baer Lab,  has been awarded the “Best student paper of 2019” by the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.  The paper entitled “Evolution of the mutational process under relaxed selection in Caenorhabditis elegans” appeared in… Read More


Biology assistant professor Amanda Subalusky won the 2020 Hynes Award for New Investigators from the Society for Freshwater Science.  The Hynes Award recognizes the freshwater scientist who was senior author of an outstanding primary publication that appeared in print in… Read More

Biology Grad Student Receives Botanical Society Award

Biology graduate student Annika Smith (Ph.D. student in the Soltis Laboratory of Molecular Systematics & Evolutionary Genetics) has received the 2020 Kaplan Award from the Botanical Society of America.  The Donald R. Kaplan Award supports graduate student research in plant… Read More