Publications Round-Up Week 7/18/2016

Genome-wide association mapping and pathway analysis of leukosis incidence in a US Holstein cattle population. Faculty author: Francisco Peñagaricano, PhD Journal: Animal Genetics Date of e-pub: April 19, 2016 Abstract: Bovine leukosis virus is an oncogenic virus that infects B...
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Science by the Sea: A Visit to The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience

  Life began in the sea. For ages, creatures that were mere specks of life spent their existence feeding and reproducing in the same mud flats and heat vents their ancestors had. Eventually, a few species evolved enough to explore beyond these environs. Their descendants...
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UFGI researcher, College of Pharmacy dean to receive prestigious pharmacy research award

Julie Johnson, Pharm.D., dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, will be honored next week with the top research award presented by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, or AACP. The Volwiler Research Achievement Award recognizes Johnson for her...
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Good geneticists are integrative geneticists, who incorporate many different genetic sub-fields into their work.
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  • UF Genetics Institute

    The UFGI is an interdisciplinary program that seeks to promote excellence in the areas of genetics and genomics at the University of Florida by–

    –Building community, facilitating collaboration and creating opportunities for intellectual exchanges among investigators working in diverse taxonomic systems but with a common set of approaches in genetics and genomics.

    –Supporting recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty in the areas of genetic and genomics.

    –Supporting graduate education in the areas of genetics and genomics.

    –Enhancing the ability of researchers at the University of Florida to compete for multidisciplinary research grants in the area of genetics and genomics.

  • Genetics & Genomics Graduate Program

    We believe good geneticists are integrative geneticists– incorporating many different genetic sub-fields into their work. Interests in the faculty span from basic research to applied work.

    Graduate students are currently pursuing:




    –Horticultural Sciences

    –Evolutionary Genetics