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Providing insight into the evolution of flowering plants

New plant genome study may offer clues to improving all major food crops By Stephenie Livingston, Florida Museum of Natural History University of Florida researchers and their colleagues have sequenced the genome of the flowering plant Amborella for the first time, potentially...
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Student Katie O’Shaughnessy and Cohn Lab win accolades

Katie O’Shaughnessy’s award-winning embryonic little skate photograph is currently on display at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Katie’s photograph won the FASEB BioArt image contest in August 2013. The winning images were on display on...
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13 UFGI Faculty Present at ScienceWriters 2013

The National Association of Science Writers and Council for the Advancement of Science Writing annual ScienceWriters meeting will be held this weekend on the University of Florida campus. The UF Genetics Institute (UFGI) would like to recognize the many faculty who will be...
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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