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UFGI Publications Round-up Week 11/28/2016

Development of a Quantitative PCR Assay for Differentiating the Agent of Heartwater Disease, Ehrlichia ruminantium, from the Panola Mountain Ehrlichia. Author information: Sayler KA1,2, Loftis AD3, Mahan SM4,5, Barbet AF4. 1Department of Physiological Sciences, College of...
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UFGI Publications Round-up Week 11/21/2016

Transgenic mice overexpressing the ALS-linked protein Matrin 3 develop a profound muscle phenotype. Author information: Moloney C1,2, Rayaprolu S1,2, Howard J1,2, Fromholt S1,2, Brown H1,2, Collins M1,2, Cabrera M1,2, Duffy C1,2, Siemienski Z1,2, Miller D1,2, Swanson MS3,...
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UF Health– Simple genetic test shows promise for better outcomes in heart stent patients

A quick, precise genetic test can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular events by helping to identify more effective medication for some heart patients, a group led by University of Florida Health researchers has found. The test identifies a genetic deficiency that...
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Genetics & Genomics Graduate Program

Good geneticists are integrative geneticists, who incorporate many different genetic sub-fields into their work.
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What we offer

  • UF Genetics Institute

    The UFGI is an interdisciplinary program that 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.

  • Genetics & Genomics Graduate Program

    We believe good geneticists are integrative geneticists– incorporating many different genetic sub-fields into their work. Interests in the faculty span from basic research to applied work.

    Graduate students are currently pursuing:

    –Pharmacotherapy

    –Biology

    –Anthropology

    –Horticultural Sciences

    –Evolutionary Genetics