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University of Florida Research Foundation Professorships (UFRF)

University of Florida Research Foundation (UFRF) Professorships are awarded to tenured faculty members who have a distinguished current record of research.  The purpose of these awards is to recognize recent contributions and to provide incentives for continued excellence in research.

 
 

Past Awardees

2017

Barry J. Byrne, MD, PhD
Department of Pediatrics

Michael J. Haller, MD
Department of Pediatrics

Suming Huang, PhD
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Stephanie M. Karst, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Desmond A. Schatz, MD
Department of Pediatrics

2016

Yuqing Li, PhD
Department of Neurology

Clayton Mathews, PhD
Department of Pathology, Immunology, & Laboratory Medicine

Leonid Moroz, PhD
Department of Neuroscience

Laura P.W. Ranum, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

John Wingard, MD
Department of Medicine

2015

Scott Berceli, MD, PhD
Department of Surgery

Martin J. Cohn, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Roland W. Herzog, PhD
Department of Pediatrics

Sara Jo Nixon, PhD
Department of Psychiatry

Elizabeth A. Shenkman, PhD
Department of Health Outcomes & Policy

2014

Chen Liu, MD, PhD
Department of Pathology, Immunology, & Laboratory Medicine

Lauren McIntyre, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Lyle Moldawer, PhD
Department of Surgery

Rolf Renne, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Mark Segal, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine

2013

David C. Bloom, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Jorg Bungert, PhD
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Thomas C. Foster, PhD
Department of Neuroscience

Frederick S. Southwick, MD
Department of Medicine

Arun Srivastava, PhD
Department of Pediatrics

2012

Arthur Edison, PhD
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Kelli Komro, PhD
Department of Health Outcomes & Policy

Grant McFadden, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Colin Sumners, PhD
Department of Physiology & Functional Genomics

David Weiner, MD
Department of Medicine

2011

David Borchelt, PhD
Department of Neuroscience

Steven Ghivizzani, PhD
Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, PhD
Department of Aging & Geriatric Research

Desmond Schatz, PhD
Department of Medicine

Maurice Swanson, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

2010

Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, PhD
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Chris Baylis, PhD
Department of Physiology & Functional Genomics

Herwig-Ulf Meier-Kriesche, MD
Department of Medicine

Gregory Schultz, PhD
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Alexander Wagenaar, PhD
Department of Epidemiology & Health Policy Research

2009

Martin Cohn, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Robert McKenna, PhD
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Lyle Moldawer, PhD
Department of Surgery

Nicholas Muzyczka, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Edward Scott, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Roland Staud, MD
Department of Medicine

2008

Laurence Morel, PhD
Department of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine

David Nelson, MD
Department of Medicine

Dietmar Siemann, PhD
Department of Radiation Oncology

Sankar Swaminathan, MD
Department of Medicine

Charles Wingo, MD
Department of Medicine

2007

Marylou Behnke, MD
Department of Pediatrics

Donald A. Novak, MD
Department of Pediatrics

David S. Sheps, MD
Department of Medicine

Stephen P. Sugrue, PhD
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology

I. David Weiner, MD
Department of Medicine

2006

Frank J. Bova, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery

Daniel J. Driscoll, MD, PhD
Department of Pediatrics

Fonda Eyler, PhD
Department of Pediatrics

Westley H. Reeves, MD
Department of Medicine

Elizabeth Shenkman, PhD
Department of Epidemiology & Health Policy Research

2005

Mark Atkinson, PhD
Department of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine

Richard Condit, MD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Terence Flotte, MD
Department of Pediatrics

Kenneth Heilman, MD
Department of Neurology

John Wingard, MD
Department of Medicine

2004

Nasser Chegini, PhD
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

William W. Hauswirth, PhD
Department of Ophthalmology

Marian Limacher, MD
Department of Medicine

Reuben Ramphal, PhD
Department of Medicine

Maurice S. Swanson, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

2003

Barry J. Byrne, MD, PhD
Department of Pediatrics

Alfred S. Lewin, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Jawaharlal M. Patel PhD
Department of Medicine

Peter W. Stacpoole, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine

Margaret R. Wallace, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

2002

Frank J. Bova, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery

Maureen M. Goodenow, PhD
Department of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine

Harry S. Nick, PhD
Department of Neuroscience

Desmond A. Schatz, MD
Department of Pediatrics

Colin Sumners, PhD
Department of Physiology & Functional Genomics

2001

Saeed R. Khan, PhD
Department of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine

Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi, PhD
Department of Neurology

Dietmar W. Siemann, PhD
Department of Radiation Oncology

Frederick S. Southwick, MD
Department of Medicine

Charles E. Wood, PhD
Department of Physiology & Functional Genomics

2000

Edward R. Block, MD
Department of Medicine

Robert D. Christensen, MD
Department of Pediatrics

Nicholas Muzyczka, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Ammon B. Peck, PhD
Department of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine

David N. Silverman, PhD
Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

1999

Ben M. Dunn, PhD
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Satya P. Kalra, PhD
Department of Neuroscience

J. L. Mehta, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine

Carl J. Pepine, MD
Department of Medicine

M. Ian Phillips, PhD
Department of Physiology & Functional Genomics

1998

Mark A. Atkinson, PhD
Department of Pathology, Immunology, & Laboratory Medicine

James B. Flanegan, PhD
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Paul A. Hargrave, PhD
Department of Ophthalmology

Mohan K. Raizada, PhD
Department of Physiology & Functional Genomics

Don W. Walker, PhD
Department of Neuroscience

1997

Kenneth M. Heilman, MD
Department of Neurology

Luiz Belardinelli, MD
Department of Medicine

William W. Hauswirth, PhD
Department of Ophthalmology

Richard W. Moyer, PhD
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Edward K. Wakeland, PhD
Department of Pathology, Immunology, & Laboratory Medicine

Michael Kilberg, PhD
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology