Dr. Bernie Machen

Dr. Win Phillips
Vice President for Research

Board of Trustees:
Carlos Alfonso, Tampa
C. David Brown, Orlando
Courtney Cunningham, Coral Gables
Roland Daniels, Gainesville
Manny A. Fernandez, Fort Myers
W.A. "Mac" McGriff III, Jacksonville
Joelen Merkel, Boca Raton
Dianna Fuller Morgan, Orlando
Cynthia O'Connell, Tallahassee
Earl W. Powell, Miami
Pierre Ramond, Gainesville
Jamal Sowell, Gainesville
Alfred C. Warrington IV, Houston TX

Explore: Research at the University of Florida is published by the Office of Research & Graduate Programs at the University of Florida.

For more information about the research program, contact Vice President for Research Win Phillips, D.Sc., 223 Grinter Hall, Box 115500, Gainesville, FL 32611-5500 Phone: (352) 392-1582. For details about research highlighted in this issue, contact the editor or the researchers directly.

The publication of Explore is not financed by state-appropriated funds. Opinions expressed do not reflect the official views of the university. Use of trade names implies no endorsement by the University of Florida.

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