Ant-Plant Mutualism Press Release

Palmer Lab’s recent research in ant-plant mutualism: In a study published May 16 in the journal Ecology, University of Florida researchers Ryan Tamashiro and biology professor Todd Palmer show that ant-protected plants are much more vulnerable to herbivores during the… Read More

Women of NOAA: Leaders in Electronic Technologies

One of our Biology Graduate Alumni, Dr. Jackie Wilson, was recognized along with seven other women today for her leadership in Electronic Technologies by NOAA Fisheries. You can hear all about Jackie’s stories and the pro-woman stance of NOAA at… Read More

Biology Staff Receive Superior Accomplishment Awards!

Congratulations to Biology staff members Pete Ryschkewitsch and Mike Gunter! They are recipients of 2019 Superior Accomplishment Awards. This university-wide program recognizes staff members who contribute outstanding and meritorious service to their departments. Pete and Mike were singled out for… Read More


Robert Johnson, a Ph.D. student in Karen Bjorndal’s Lab., received the Archie Carr Best Student Paper Award at the 39th International Sea Turtle Symposium for his paper “Green turtle grazing causes a consistent response in seagrass ecosystem metabolic carbon capture… Read More

Biology Professor receives prestigious fellowship

Biology Eminent Scholar and Professor Robert Holt has been awarded the Batsheva de Rothchild Fellowship from the Israel Academy of Science and Humanities.  He will visit Ben-Gurion University, Hebrew University and Tel-Aviv University to initiate new research collaborations with Israeli… Read More

Biology undergrad wins top honors!

Aaron Sandoval, an undergraduate research student in Malcolm Maden’s Lab, won first prize in the Life Science competition at the National Collegiate Research Conference.  His poster described his research on skin regeneration in spiny mice.  Over 200 undergraduate students from… Read More