UF College of Pharmacy Moves Into Top 3 of National Research Rankings

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy moved up two places to No. 3 in the nation for total research funding in the latest American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, or AACP, report released June 23. The No. 3 ranking is the highest ever achieved by the college when compared to peer institutions

Sea Turtle Conservation Gets Boost From New DNA Detection Method

A study led by University of Florida researchers is the first to sequence environmental DNA, or eDNA, from sea turtles — genetic material shed as they travel over beaches and in water. The research project is also the first to successfully collect animal eDNA from beach sand. The techniques could be used to trace and study other kinds of wildlife, advancing research and informing conservation strategies.

UF, Scripps Research Green-Light Integration for Florida Science Powerhouse

The University of Florida and California-based Scripps Research have signed a definitive agreement to welcome the Florida branch of the science powerhouse into the research arm of UF’s academic health center — a step aimed at accelerating the translation of basic scientific discoveries into clinical advances that benefit human health in the state and beyond.

More Florida Mangoes, Please! Scientists Are Working on It

Did you know that Florida is the No. 1 producer of mangoes in the U.S.? And even though production has been increasing modestly over the past decade, consumer demand continues to grow at a greater rate for the popular fruit. A team of scientists at the University of Florida are working hard to grow a domestic industry, and might have found a way to gain ground.

UF/IFAS Sets Research Publication Records in 2020

Despite the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences reached new highs in the number of studies published, with UF/IFAS research posted in 2,150 publications in 2020.