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UFGI publication round-up week 3/12

Mol Reprod Dev. 2018 Mar 15. doi: 10.1002/mrd.22976. [Epub ahead of print] Role of ROCK Signaling in Formation of the Trophectoderm of the Bovine Preimplantation Embryo. Negrón-Pérez VM1, Rodrigues LT2, Mingoti GZ2, Hansen PJ1. Author information 1 Department of Animal Sciences,...
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UFGI publication round-up week 3/5

J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Mar 9;7(6). pii: e007339. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.007339. Genome Wide Association Study Identifies the HMGCS2 Locus to be Associated With Chlorthalidone Induced Glucose Increase in Hypertensive Patients. Singh S1, McDonough CW1, Gong Y1, Alghamdi WA1, Arwood...
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UFGI publication round-up week 2/26

Biochem J. 2018 Feb 28;475(4):813-825. doi: 10.1042/BCJ20170883. A plastidial pantoate transporter with a potential role in pantothenate synthesis. Huang L1,2, Pyc M3, Alseekh S4, McCarty DR5, de Crécy-Lagard V6, Gregory JF 3rd2, Henry CS7,8, Fernie AR4, Mullen RT3, Hanson AD9....
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UFGI publication round-up week 2/19

Sci Rep. 2018 Feb 21;8(1):3430. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21653-x. Proteome analysis of Aspergillus flavus isolate-specific responses to oxidative stress in relationship to aflatoxin production capability. Fountain JC1,2,3, Koh J4, Yang L1,2,5, Pandey MK3, Nayak SN3, Baja...
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UFGI publication round-up week 2/12

Sci Rep. 2018 Feb 16;8(1):3199. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21303-2. Prevalence and impact of baseline resistance-associated substitutions on the efficacy of ledipasvir/sofosbuvir or simeprevir/sofosbuvir against GT1 HCV infection. Wang GP1,2, Terrault N3, Reeves JD4, Liu L5, L...
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2018 Pilot Grant Program

UFGI Pilot Grant Program: Request for Applications   Part 1: Overview   Funding Opportunity: Interdisciplinary Pilot Grants in Genetics and Genomics   Purpose: The University of Florida Genetics Institute seeks to promote excellence in the areas of genetics and...
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UFGI publication round-up week 9/25, 10/2, 10/9 and 10/16/17

Mol Cell. 2017 Oct 18. pii: S1097-2765(17)30711-6. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2017.09.033. [Epub ahead of print] Impeding Transcription of Expanded Microsatellite Repeats by Deactivated Cas9. Pinto BS1, Saxena T1, Oliveira R1, Méndez-Gómez HR2, Cleary JD1, Denes LT1, McConnell O1,...
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UF Health News: Repetitive genetic sequences that lead to neurological disorders can be blocked in animal models

This article was originally published by UF Health News. Doug Bennett, UF Health   In patients with myotonic dystrophy and related genetic diseases, abnormally long, repetitive DNA sequences lead to a host of problems in the muscle, heart and brain. Now, a group of...
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UF IFAS: UF researchers awarded $7M grant to improve how plants get nitrogen, reduce pollution

This article was originally published by Brad Buck, UF IFAS. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A team of researchers at the universities of Florida and Wisconsin-Madison will use a $7.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to pinpoint genes that could improve plants’ ability to...
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UFGI publication round-up week 9/18/17

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2017 Sep 21. doi: 10.1111/jch.13094. [Epub ahead of print] Blood pressure response to metoprolol and chlorthalidone in European and African Americans with hypertension. Mehanna M1, Gong Y1, McDonough CW1, Beitelshees AL2, Gums JG1, Chapman AB3,...
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