Basic Science Research

Dr. Maureen Long in labBasic science research contributes to our understanding of the fundamental underlying principals of biology, medicine, and veterinary medicine. Our college offers a variety of programs in basic science research, which is conducted in three of our five college departments: the Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, the Department of Physiological Sciences and the Department of Comparative, Diagnostic and Population Medicine. Faculty associated with these departments also collaborate with researchers in other colleges on the UF campus, primarily the College of Medicine, as well as with the greater national and international scientific community.

Key programs conducted within the department of infectious diseases and pathology include:

Dr. Paul Davenport in labKey programs conducted primarily within the department of Physiological Sciences are listed below:

As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Academic Health Center, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.


Boehringer Ingelheim

The Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Program offers DVM students an opportunity to gain exposure in biomedical research.


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