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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 8/22/1026

Aldosterone alters the chromatin structure of the murine endothelin-1 gene. Author information: Welch AK1, Jeanette Lynch I2, Gumz ML3, Cain BD4, Wingo CS5. 1North Florida/South Georgia VA Health System, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States; Department of Physiology, University...
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 8/15/2016

Jasmonate-mediated stomatal closure under elevated CO2 revealed by time-resolved metabolomics. Author information: Geng S1,2, Misra BB2, de Armas E3, Huhman DV4, Alborn HT5, Sumner LW4, Chen S1,2,6. 1Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, University of Florida,...
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Q&A with Kia Fuller

Genetics & Genomics Graduate Student in the lab of Connie Mulligan, a UFGI faculty member and professor in the department of anthropology Fuller joined the program in 2014 This interview has been condensed, and edited, for clarity.   Can you tell me about the research...
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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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What we offer

  • 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