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
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.
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.
University of Florida faculty earned $861 million in research funding in fiscal year 2021 – the second-highest amount ever – despite the ongoing challenges presented by the pandemic.
The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine announced that Dr. Robert J. Ferl, a distinguished professor and plant molecular biologist at the University of Florida, will co-chair the Decadal Survey on Biological and Physical Sciences Research in Space 2023–2032 along with Dr. Krystyn J. Van Vliet from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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.
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.
UF researchers will broadly test a new AI tool aimed at distinguishing the precise diagnosis for patients with early Parkinson’s disease or two related syndromes under a new $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
The University of Florida announced a $1 million investment into artificial intelligence. Twenty faculty teams will study wide-ranging uses on data analysis in a range of fields from agriculture to education.