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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

BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT ROBERT JOHNSON WINS AWARD

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

BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT KELSEY LEWIS WINS AWARD

Kelsey Lewis, a Ph.D. student in Martin Cohn’s lab, won the Best Student Paper Aubrey Gorman Award at the 2019 Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) meeting in Tampa, FL.  The award is from the SICB Division of Comparative… Read More

BIOLOGY PROFESSOR EMILY SESSA RECEIVES CAREER GRANT

Biology Assistant Professor Emily Sessa will be receiving a highly competitive CAREER award from the National Science Foundation for her research on African ferns.  The continent of Africa contains fewer fern species in general than regions in the Neotropics or… Read More

Graduate Student Kelsey Lewis wins 3MT Competition

Kelsey Lewis is the People’s Choice winner of the UF Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.  3MT is a research communication competition sponsored by the Graduate School that challenges graduate students to make a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and… Read More