The comprehensive training program in oral biology provides a series of pre- and postdoctoral training opportunities in research areas that directly relate to oral health and diseases. Our programs produce highly skilled and interactive scientists who are prepared to generate new knowledge and translate their discoveries to advances in the detection, prevention, treatment and cure of diseases and abnormalities of the oral and craniofacial complex.
The University of Florida offers an integrated dental and graduate research training program culminating in the awarding of both a D.M.D. and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Science. The joint D.M.D./Ph.D. program offered by the College of Dentistry (COD) in collaboration with the College of Medicine Interdisciplinary Program in Biomedical Sciences (COM IDP) prepares students for a career in the dental academic setting using skills acquired in clinical practice and clinical education as well as basic and/or translational research.
The Dean’s Research Seminar Series provides an educational opportunity that is open to all UFCD faculty, students and staff. Guest speakers are experts that have made significant contributions to research in their academic field of study. The goal of the program is to disseminate information about current cutting-edge research in a field of dentistry and related disciplines.
A program for incoming first-year dental students who want to participate in research.Faculty in each department offer guidance and mentoring for students.
Introduces undergraduate students at the University of Florida to the exciting world of academic research.In the Program, students work one-on-one with UF faculty on selected research projects.
A program intended for students who are committed to obtaining a concentrated research experience during dental school.