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Explore Magazine: Bridging Disciplines

Dr. Patrick Concannon, director of the UF Genetics Institute, is featured in the latest edition of Explore Magazine. The magazine is the UF Office of Research’s quarterly publication. Read more about Dr. Concannon’s research and vision for the Genetics Institute.  
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Student Bret Boyd to speak at International Conference on Phthiraptera

Bret Boyd has been asked to speak on his dissertation research in the Symposium on Genomics of Lice and their Microbes at the 5th International Conference on Phthiraptera in August 2014. Hosted by The International Society of Phthirapterists (ISoP), the conferenc...
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Student Patrick Thiaville presents at BioMed Conference, awarded fellowship

In December 2013, Patrick Thiaville presented at the 23rd Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) Barcelona BioMed Conference, “Gene Translation: Fidelity and Quality Control.” Patrick presented his selected abstract, “Cellular Responses to t6A Deficiency in Saccharomyces...
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Providing insight into the evolution of flowering plants

New plant genome study may offer clues to improving all major food crops By Stephenie Livingston, Florida Museum of Natural History University of Florida researchers and their colleagues have sequenced the genome of the flowering plant Amborella for the first time, potentially...
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Student Katie O’Shaughnessy and Cohn Lab win accolades

Katie O’Shaughnessy’s award-winning embryonic little skate photograph is currently on display at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Katie’s photograph won the FASEB BioArt image contest in August 2013. The winning images were on display on...
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13 UFGI Faculty Present at ScienceWriters 2013

The National Association of Science Writers and Council for the Advancement of Science Writing annual ScienceWriters meeting will be held this weekend on the University of Florida campus. The UF Genetics Institute (UFGI) would like to recognize the many faculty who will be...
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Florida Genetics 2013 Awards Four Poster Presenters

During the Florida Genetics 2013 symposium, students and postdoctoral associates submitted 115 abstracts and posters into the competitive poster contest. Two poster sessions were held over the course of the two-day event and judges evaluated each poster and presenter on content...
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Codified III: Art + Genetics, Opening in CGRC

The UF Genetics Institute and the School of Art + Art History are proud to announce CODIFIED III, held in conjunction with the Florida Genetics 2013 Symposium at the University of Florida. This juried exhibition features site-specific artworks by UF School of Art + Art History...
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Florida Genetics 2013

The University of Florida Genetics Institute will host its ninth annual symposium, Florida Genetics 2013, October 9-10, at the Cancer/Genetics Research Complex. The program will include distinguished guest speakers and UF faculty presenting on important topics of contemporary...
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