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2018 Pilot Grant Program

UFGI Pilot Grant Program: Request for Applications   Part 1: Overview   Funding Opportunity: Interdisciplinary Pilot Grants in Genetics and Genomics   Purpose: The University of Florida Genetics Institute seeks to promote excellence in the areas of genetics and...
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UFGI publication round-up week 9/25, 10/2, 10/9 and 10/16/17

Mol Cell. 2017 Oct 18. pii: S1097-2765(17)30711-6. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2017.09.033. [Epub ahead of print] Impeding Transcription of Expanded Microsatellite Repeats by Deactivated Cas9. Pinto BS1, Saxena T1, Oliveira R1, Méndez-Gómez HR2, Cleary JD1, Denes LT1, McConnell O1,...
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UF Health News: Repetitive genetic sequences that lead to neurological disorders can be blocked in animal models

This article was originally published by UF Health News. Doug Bennett, UF Health   In patients with myotonic dystrophy and related genetic diseases, abnormally long, repetitive DNA sequences lead to a host of problems in the muscle, heart and brain. Now, a group of...
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