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UFGI publication round-up week 01/23/2017

Luminescent iridium(iii) complexes as COX-2-specific imaging agents in cancer cells. Author information: Liu C1, Yang C2, Lu L3, Wang W1, Tan W4, Leung CH2, Ma DL1. 1Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China. edmondma@hkbu.edu.hk....
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UFGI publications round-up week 01/16/2017

Biological responses to phenylurea herbicides in fish and amphibians: New directions for characterizing mechanisms of toxicity. Author information: Marlatt VL1, Martyniuk CJ2. 1Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British...
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UFGI publications round-up week 01/09/2017

A method for obtaining simian immunodeficiency virus RNA sequences from laser capture microdissected and immune captured CD68+ and CD163+ macrophages from frozen tissue sections of bone marrow and brain. Author information: Mallard J1, Papazian E1, Soulas C2, Nolan DJ3, Salemi...
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2015 Year in Review

It has been another year of growth at the University of Florida Genetics Institute (UFGI). During 2015, we welcomed another five faculty members, bringing the total to 242. UFGI members represent seven colleges and 49 academic departments. Over the year, they brought in $89M in...
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UF News– Study shows discrimination interacts with genetics and affects health

It’s no secret that discrimination is stressful for those who experience it, but turns out the issue is more than skin deep—these stressors can interact with our genetics to negatively impact our health, a new University of Florida study shows. Study researchers developed a novel...
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UFGI publications round-up week 12/19/2016

Factors That Influence the Quality of RNA From the Pancreas of Organ Donors. Author information: Philips T1, Kusmartseva I, Gerling IC, Campbell-Thompson M, Wasserfall C, Pugliese A, Longmate JA, Schatz DA, Atkinson MA, Kaddis JS. 1From the *Departments of Pathology, Immunology,...
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Q&A with Enrico Barrozo

Genetics & Genomics Graduate Student in the lab of David Bloom, a UFGI faculty member and professor in the department of molecular genetics and microbiology Barrozo joined the program in 2015 This interview has been condensed, and edited, for clarity Can you tell me about the...
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UFGI dairy researcher identifies genomic regions associated with bull fertility

With an eye on increasing milk production, dairy farmers have spent the last 50 years prioritizing cows who are good milkers. However, this has come with an unforeseen cost– a rise in fertility problems that make it more difficult for cows to get pregnant. Something they must do...
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UFGI publications round-up week 12/12/2016

Genome editing of the disease susceptibility gene CsLOB1 in citrus confers resistance to citrus canker. Author information: Jia H1, Zhang Y1, Orbovic V1, Xu J1, White F2, Jones J2, Wang N1. 1Citrus Research and Education Center, Department of Microbiology and Cell Science,...
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