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New research explains origins of external genitalia, insight into birth defects

University of Florida researchers have mapped the cellular origins of external genitalia by studying bird embryos, giving scientists insights into the evolution and embryonic development of mammals and other closely related species as well as clues to the origins of genital birth...
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Roger Beachy, renowned scientist and food security expert, to speak at Florida Genetics 2014

Dr. Roger Beachy, the Florida Genetics 2014 Symposium keynote speaker, is the founding executive director of the World Food Center at University of California, Davis. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Beachy is internationally known for his groundbreaking...
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Experts discuss genetic impacts on life – plants, animals and our health

From horse colors and dog breeds to type I diabetes and antibiotics, the Florida Genetics 2014 Symposium exhibits the impact of genetics on all living organisms. Now in its 10th year, the symposium showcases discoveries from leading genetics and genomics researchers from the...
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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