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USDA Awards UFGI Faculty $2.9m in Fight Against Citrus Greening

In February, eight University of Florida Genetics Institute members have been awarded $2.9 million in funding to test antimicrobial treatments against the citrus greening pathogen huanglongbing (HLB). Now available on the UFGI website, project updates and grower informaiton is...
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Preparing for climate change through genetics

As the globe approaches responding to the demands of climate change, UF Genetics Institute faculty members are conducting ground-breaking research in a variety of disciplines– investigating how the fundamentals of genetics will empower species to adapt to the changing global...
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IFAS presents Jianping Wang with Richard L. Jones award

Jianping Wang’s dedication to advancing research and education recently merited her the Richard L. Jones Outstanding New Faculty Research Award for 2015. It is one of the most prestigious awards offered by the UF/IFAS Dean for Research Office. Wang’s research focuses on...
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Alumni Spotlight: Patrick Thiaville, PhD, excelling through collaboration

The Genetics Institute helps researchers find one another” Patrick Thiaville was surprised by how anticlimactic it was to receive two doctoral degrees. After four years of lab work, data analysis, and typing his dissertation into the wee hours, he signed a few forms and...
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UF Genetics Institute Publication Support Program

Policy The University of Florida Genetics Institute (UFGI) will defray the costs of publication for member faculty up to a total of 20% of the IDC funds contributed by that member in the prior calendar year. Purpose With this program, UFGI seeks to promote scholarly research and...
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Dean Julie Johnson elected to Institute of Medicine

Julie A. Johnson, dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. At its 44th annual meeting Monday at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., the IOM announced 70 new members, including...
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Roger Beachy, renowned scientist and food security expert, to speak at Florida Genetics 2014

Dr. Roger Beachy, the Florida Genetics 2014 Symposium keynote speaker, is the founding executive director of the World Food Center at University of California, Davis. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Beachy is internationally known for his groundbreaking...
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Register Today for Florida Genetics 2014

Register today for the upcoming symposium – From horse colors to type I diabetes to the evolution of flowering plants, the Florida Genetics 2014 Symposium exhibits the diversity of genetics research happening today at the University of Florida.
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NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant pre-proposals sought by Office of Research

NSF invites applications for the 2015 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program, intended to fund the development or acquisition of major state-of-the-art instrumentation for research or research training in any NSF-supported field. Proposal budgets may include requests from...
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