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UFGI publications round-up week 12/12/2016

Genome editing of the disease susceptibility gene CsLOB1 in citrus confers resistance to citrus canker. Author information: Jia H1, Zhang Y1, Orbovic V1, Xu J1, White F2, Jones J2, Wang N1. 1Citrus Research and Education Center, Department of Microbiology and Cell Science,...
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Intragenic precision breeding enhances sugarcane for producing biofuel

A University of Florida Genetics Institute member has identified a way to breed sugarcane that will increase ethanol yields from its biomass. Sugarcane biomass is converted into energy through one of two ways– by burning in a sugar mill, or by extracting the sugars for ethanol...
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UFGI Publications Round-up Week 12/05/2016

Targeting iodothyronine deiodinases locally in the retina is a therapeutic strategy for retinal degeneration. Author information: Yang F1, Ma H1, Belcher J1, Butler MR1, Redmond TM2, Boye SL3,4, Hauswirth WW3,4, Ding XQ5. 1Department of Cell Biology, University of Oklahoma Health...
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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