This past April, the International Society for Microbial Ecology Journal (ISME) recognized an article from Dr. Eric Triplett's lab in the University of Florida Department of Microbiology and Cell Science as the most cited paper in their 10-year history. ISME published a videocelebrating their first 10 years of publication and mention the paper at the thirty second mark. The paper, Pyrosequencing enumerates and contrasts soil microbial diversity (2007), was conceived and executed by Dr. Triplett's lab, ICBR did the sequencing, and Alberto Riva and Bill Farmerie were co-authors.
Dr. Monika Oli was named the 2016-2017 University of Florida undergraduate faculty advisor/mentor of the year! She is now the first faculty member at Microbiology and Cell Science to ever win both the UF Teacher of the year (2012) and the Faculty Advisor/Mentor of the Year (2017) awards.
Professor Keyhani has received the University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship Award! The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to lead to continuing distinction in their fields. Only 34 faculty were selected at UF for 2017-2020.
The deadline to apply to the Online BS in Microbiology and Cell Science is June 12, 2017. The deadline to apply to the Online MS in Microbiology and Cell Science with a concentration in Medical Microbiology and Biochemistry is July 31, 2017.