University of Florida/ IFAS
About University of Florida/ IFAS
The Department of Microbiology and Cell Science is committed to excellence in education, research and service to the community. B.S. degrees are offered through both the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees are offered through the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
The building is housed in Building 981 on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Fl. This 66,000 square foot building was constructed in 1994 and is thoroughly equipped with offices, classroom laboratories and with the instruments and resources necessary for research in modern biochemistry and molecular biology.
With an enrollment of approximately 1000 undergraduate majors, we are one of the largest undergraduate science programs at the University of Florida, and one of the largest microbiology programs in the country. There are over 50 students in our graduate program with the majority of them pursuing the Ph.D. degree. All full-time students in our graduate program are supported by assistantships or fellowships.