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Grad student presents at 2016 Florida Statewide Graduate Student Research Symposium

A student from the University of Florida Genetics Institute Genetics & Genomics Graduate Program was invited to present her research at the 2016 Florida Statewide Graduate Student Research Symposium. Carol Sá was one of 19 UF students who presented posters at the event.Her...
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Faculty member Ranum develops unique model for studying ALS

University of Florida Health researchers have developed a unique mouse model that will allow researchers around the world to better study the genetic origins and potential treatments for a neurodegenerative brain disease that causes amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often referred...
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Conesa postdoc wins 2016 Postdoc Research Symposium award

A postdoc in the lab of Genetics Institute faculty member Ana Conesa won Best in Group for his post presentation at the University of Florida 2016 Postdoc Research Symposium.Postdoc Manuel Tardaguila won for his poster titled, “­­­­Curation and Annotation of PacBio...
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Genetics & Genomics Graduate Program

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:

    –Pharmacotherapy

    –Biology

    –Anthropology

    –Horticultural Sciences

    –Evolutionary Genetics