- Received the UF Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award from the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences. Kirst is a professor in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation
- Will be inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame this September. Muzyczka is a professor in the College of Medicine department of molecular genetics and microbiology.
Carol Costa Sá
- Received a Certificate of Research Recognition during a Graduate Student Appreciation Week ceremony. Sá is a UF Genetics Institute Genetics & Genomics graduate student.