UF Innovate News

UF Innovate News

3D-Printed Model Mimics Spinal Cord Injury to Aid Research

Includes biochemical compositions and mechanical properties of natural spinal cords with structural integrity A unique collaboration between two University of Florida engineering departments has produced a valuable and holistic 3D model of spinal cord injuries. UF researchers Dr. Christine Schmidt and Dr. Thomas Angelini combined their engineering expertise to create...
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UF Researchers Find Potential Vaccine for Gonorrhea Using Honey Bee Bacteria

While studying immunology, University of Florida researchers Massimo Maddaloni, Ph.D., and David Pascual, Ph.D., were surprised to find a potential vaccine for the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea hidden right inside the gut of a honeybee. As important food crop pollinators, honeybees greatly contribute to the world’s ecosystem. But honeybees also...
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UF Innovate Launches COVID-19 Resource Section on Website

The new dedicated section offers tools for researchers and startups during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of UF Innovate’s continuous commitment to inform, it has introduced a COVID-19 Resource Section on the organization’s website. The new page is a comprehensive collection of various tools for researchers and startups, including links...
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UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech Announces New Board of Advisors

UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech is pleased to announce a new board of advisors to provide mentorship for client companies at the business incubator, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2020. The Advisory Board will further Sid Martin Biotech’s mission to facilitate the growth of its biotech companies....
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BioFlorida Honors Three Members from Alachua County

BioFlorida’s 2019 annual conference was a virtual BioAlachua, with three of the organization’s four honors awarded to members from Alachua County. Mark Long of UF Innovate, Jeff Tate of Cyclo Therapeutics, and Tamara Mandell of UF Biotility received commendations. Mark Long, who leads both UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech...
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Jackson Streeter to Direct UF Innovate | Ventures

In March of 2019, Brammer Bio, a University of Florida spinout company, sold for $1.7 billion to Thermo Fisher Scientific. The story of Brammer is a model of how UF can foster commercialization of research, and UF Innovate | Ventures plans to do just that. “Our hope is that with...
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