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Dean Julie Johnson elected to Institute of Medicine

Julie A. Johnson, dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. At its 44th annual meeting Monday at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., the IOM announced 70 new members, including...
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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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