The Scholars Programs introduces undergraduate students at the University of Florida to the exciting world of academic research.

scholars in the academic health center

About the Program

Undergraduate students from any College who wish to conduct research with a faculty member in the College of Medicine are eligible to compete for this award.

Julie Johnson Lab


Applicants must have maintained an overall GPA of 3.0 or better, and have at least one more year of undergraduate studies remaining.

Center for Inflamation and Immunology

College of Medicine

Participating Faculty

Meet the College of Medicine faculty that participate in the University Scholars Program.

Robert Huigens, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicinal chemistry

College of Medicine News

Research spotlight: Innovative immunotherapy for malignant brain tumors

2022 Clinical Science Research Award winner Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., translates work from lab to clinic

Research spotlight: The biological clock and its potential clinical applications

2022 Basic Science Research Award winner Karyn Esser, Ph.D., studies circadian rhythms

Giving thanks to our mentors

College of Medicine students and alumni share gratitude for UF mentors who inspire and guide

Rounds of applause: Fall 2022

Recent awards and achievements of the UF College of Medicine community