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

Biology Professor awarded the Archie F. Carr Medal

Dr. Karen Bjorndal, Distinguished Professor of Biology and Director of the Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research, has been awarded the 2017 Archie F. Carr Medal. “The medal honors others who, like Carr, have been nationally and internationally recognized… Read More

New genus named in honor of Biology professor

Biology alumnus, Bruce Shockey (Ph.D. 1997), has named an extinct armadillo-like mammal Ronwolffia pacifica (Cingulata; Peltephilidae) in honor of Zoology Professor Emeritus Ron Wolff (1942-2009).   The Oligocene fossil was originally from Salla, Bolivia where Dr. Wolff conducted much of his… Read More

Biology Professor Jack Putz wins Jefferson Science Fellowship

Jack Putz, Distinguished Professor of Biology, has been awarded a Jefferson Science Fellowship for 2017-2018.  Administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, the Jefferson Science Fellowships were established in 2003 to engage academic expertise in the formulation… Read More

UF Bioscience Scholars Program graduates first student

Elizabeth Gordon is the first student from the new UF Bioscience Scholars Program to transition to our graduate program. The Bioscience Scholars Program provides a pathway to a five-year, combined BS and MS degree for low-income students pursuing careers in… Read More