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UF Informatics Institute Seed Fund Program

The UF Informatics Institute (UFII) invites interdisciplinary, faculty-initiated research projects with potential for extramural support. Projects should be related to information representation/analysis/mining in any discipline of research. To be competitive, proposals must be...
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Explore Magazine: Bridging Disciplines

Dr. Patrick Concannon, director of the UF Genetics Institute, is featured in the latest edition of Explore Magazine. The magazine is the UF Office of Research’s quarterly publication. Read more about Dr. Concannon’s research and vision for the Genetics Institute.  
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Student Bret Boyd to speak at International Conference on Phthiraptera

Bret Boyd has been asked to speak on his dissertation research in the Symposium on Genomics of Lice and their Microbes at the 5th International Conference on Phthiraptera in August 2014. Hosted by The International Society of Phthirapterists (ISoP), the conferenc...
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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