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Burne Honored with Faculty Achievement Award

Robert A. Burne, Ph.D., a professor and chair of oral biology, was one of 52 UF faculty honored with the 2007 Faculty Achievement Recognition Award. Burne received his award during the April 4th awards reception held at the Samuel L. Harn Museum of Art and sponsored by the University of…

Lamont Editor of Microbiology Textbook

Richard Lamont, Ph.D., a professor of oral biology, is the editor of a new microbiology textbook, Oral Microbiology and Immunology, printed by ASM Press. The book is one of the first of its kind to focus primarily on the knowledge and understanding of the oral ecosystem and its unique role…

UFCD awarded $3.5 million oral biology training grant

The University of Florida College of Dentistry has received a five-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to continue the colleges research training program in oral biology. The National Research Service Award Institutional Training Grant in Oral Biology helps support the colleges efforts to…

Oral Biology Faculty Honored with IADR Distinguished Scientist Awards

Richard Lamont, Ph.D., and Ann Progulske-Fox, Ph.D., both professors of oral biology, were honored with Distinguished Scientist awards by the International Association for Dental Research during the associations 84th General Session & Exhibition, held in July in Brisbane, Australia. The prestigious awards are bestowed on internationally renowned basic science researchers…

Tiny cellular structure plays big role in mammalian gene regulation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida researchers have discovered a new ingredient in our cellular soup, tiny structures that may lay the groundwork for how new cells form and then function. The structures, dubbed GW bodies by the UF researchers who identified them in mammalian cells, are described in…