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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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Student Patrick Thiaville presents at BioMed Conference, awarded fellowship

In December 2013, Patrick Thiaville presented at the 23rd Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) Barcelona BioMed Conference, “Gene Translation: Fidelity and Quality Control.” Patrick presented his selected abstract, “Cellular Responses to t6A Deficiency in Saccharomyces...
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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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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