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Mission and Goals

The University of Florida Genetics Institute (UFGI) 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.

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