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Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
EXPERTISE DATABASE | INVENTIONS | RESEARCH RESOURCES | RESEARCH CENTERS
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Welcome to the Research page at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science.

Research at the College is interdisciplinary with major emphasis in biotechnology, bioinformatics, cryptology, developmental systems, drug discovery, dynamical systems, environmental sciences and Everglades Restoration, functional genomics, geo-information science, marine science, medicines from the sea, neuroscience and space-time physics.

Research Centers across the College serve to bring cross-disciplinary research projects and core instrumentation capability to the entire University. Faculty research is funded by Federal agencies such as the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and Department of Defense as well as by the State of Florida, South Florida Water Management District, and numerous industry-sponsored grants. Faculty from the College have active collaborations with research institutions such as Scripps Florida, the Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies, and the Max Plank Florida Institute. Our faculty are also involved in numerous collaborative research projects across the Colleges of Engineering & Computer Science, Biomedical Science and the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution.

The College has sponsored an annual Nobel Symposium over the last five years.

Faculty inventions are protected by patent applications and the some of the inventions have been licensed to faculty startups as well as to biotech industries. In these pages, I hope you are finding what you are looking for related to research at the College. Feel free to contact us if you need any additional information (ivy@fau.edu).




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