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UFGI publication round-up week 7/24 and 7/31/17

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin PiMZ Genotype Is Associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Two Racial Groups. Author information: Foreman MG1, Wilson C2, DeMeo DL3, Hersh CP3, Beaty TH4, Cho MH3, Ziniti J3, Curran-Everett D2,5, Criner G6, Hokanson JE5, Brantly M7, Rouhani FN7,...
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UFGI publication round-up week 7/10 and 7/17/17

Chilling responsive DEMETER-LIKE DNA demethylase mediates in poplar bud break. Author information: Conde D1, Le Gac AL2, Perales M1, Dervinis C3, Kirst M3,4, Maury S2, González-Melendi P1,5, Allona I1,5. 1Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas, Universidad Politécnica de...
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UFGI publication round-up week 6/26 and 7/3/17

Life-extending dietary restriction and ovariectomy each increase leucine oxidation and alter leucine allocation in grasshoppers. Author information: Hatle JD1, Awan A2, Nicholas J2, Koch R2, Vokrri JR2, McCue MD3, Williams CM4, Davidowitz G5, Hahn DA6. 1Department of Biology, 1...
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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:




    –Horticultural Sciences

    –Evolutionary Genetics