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Spring Synergy for 2015

Each year the University of Florida’s College of Dentistry (UFCD) hosts Spring Synergy, which includes research presentations, academic speakers and a vendor fair. The event is sponsored by UFCD’s Office of Research, Continuing Education and the American Student Dental Association (ASDA). Spring Synergy promotes the College’s many accomplishments, and provides a venue…

Revised NIH Definition of Clinical Trial

Notice of Revised NIH Definition of Clinical Trial(NOT-OD-15-015) National Institutes of Health (see notice for complete information such as definition of prospectively assigned, intervention and health-related biomedical or behavioral outcome) The revised definition will replace the current clinical trial definition in relevant extramural and intramural NIH policies, guidance, and…

IACUC Antibody and Blood Protocol

There has been  discussion regarding the purchase of antibody and blood from outside vendors and whether it is necessary to have an IACUC protocol.   Gary Russell with IACUC responded with the following: It depends on what “tissues” we are talking about. If you are talking about custom antibody production…

Research Residents

The mentorship support from our College across all specialties is remarkable. Our residents present their research and compete for awards at the national level with projects from basic science to translational research. The following are some of the awards received this year: American Association of Orthodontics meeting: Dr. Nancy Huynh…

2014 Summer Research Students

This year’s Summer Research students have been selected and matched with their mentors. The students’ orientation occurred on May 19th and this year’s program runs through Friday, July 25th, when the students will give oral presentations of their abstracts at 1 PM in D3-3. A reception will follow immediately after…

Kyulim Lee Wins 2nd Place in Capetown, Africa

Kyulim Lee, a second-year dental student at the University of Florida, earned second place in the International Association for Dental Research Unilever Hatton Competition in the Junior Category during the IADR Annual Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, in June 2014. Lee entered the competition after winning first place at…

Requirements and Procedures for Sponsored Projects/Mandatory Investigator & Staff Training

As an enhancement to the University of Florida’s good practices in sponsored project accounting operations, and to further appropriate stewardship of contracts and grants for all Sponsors, effective March 3, 2014, the University implemented new sponsored training requirements. Note: courses are found online, by navigating in myUFL > Main Menu > My Self Service > Training and Development…

HHMI RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FOR DENTAL STUDENTS AT U.S. SCHOOLS

HHMI RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FOR DENTAL STUDENTS AT U.S. SCHOOLS In order to encourage more medical, dental, and veterinary students to pursue academic and research careers, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) offers outstanding “year-out” and summer research training programs for students enrolled in schools in the U.S. HHMI is interested…

2014 Hinman Student Research Symposium-October 31, Nov. 1 and 2

Deadline: August 8, 2014 The UF College of Dentistry Office of Research is calling for applicants to attend the 2014 Hinman Student Research Symposium.  This year the symposium takes place in Memphis, Tennessee on October 31, November 1 & 2, 2014.  Airfare, hotel accommodations, meals and ground transportation are covered.

Congratulations to KyuLim Lee on her Admission to the DMD/PhD Program

  KyuLim  Lee will be starting the DMD/PhD track in the fall of 2013. Though originally from Honduras, KyuLim has lived in Gainesville, Florida for quite some time now.  She graduated from UF, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences majoring in Food Science and Human Nutrition with emphasis on Nutritional…