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Faculty host guest researchers through European Union program

While it’s not hard to imagine many scientists were the type of students who asked their teachers if they could work on group projects independently, most of them eventually grow up to realize they can only get so much done alone. As a nod to the benefits of collaboration, the...
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 9/5/2016

Race-Specific Pharmacodynamic Model of Propofol-Induced Loss of Consciousness. Author information: Lampotang S1,2,3,4, Lizdas DE1,2,3, Derendorf H5, Gravenstein N1,2, Lok B6, Quarles JP7. 1Center for Safety, Simulation, and Advanced Learning Technologies, University of Florida,...
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 8/22/1026

Aldosterone alters the chromatin structure of the murine endothelin-1 gene. Author information: Welch AK1, Jeanette Lynch I2, Gumz ML3, Cain BD4, Wingo CS5. 1North Florida/South Georgia VA Health System, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States; Department of Physiology, University...
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 8/8/2016

The role of anxiety in vulnerability for self-injurious behaviour: studies in a rodent model. Author information: Yuan X1, Devine DP2. 1University of Florida, Department of Psychology, Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Program, Gainesville, FL 32611-2250, USA. 2University of...
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UFGI plant biologist receives 2016 Jeffries Aerospace Medicine and Life Science Research Award

Once in a while, a researcher has the opportunity to be a part of a project that evokes interest and admiration from everyone, not just their colleagues. University of Florida Genetics Institute member Robert Ferl, PhD, is one of these lucky few. Ferl is a space biologist. He...
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 8/1/2016

HIV maintains an evolving and dispersed population among multiple tissues during suppressive cART with periods of rapid expansion corresponding to the onset of cancer. Author information: Rose R1, Lamers SL1, Nolan DJ2, Maidji E3, Faria NR4, Pybus OG4, Dollar JJ5, Maruniak SA5,...
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Discovery could expand sorghum farming in Florida

A University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher has identified two areas of the sorghum genome that could boost the plant’s resistance to the anthracnose disease. This finding could be a key to expanding sorghum production in the Southeast, said...
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 7/25/2016

Rapid and recent diversification of curassows, guans, and chachalacas (Galliformes: Cracidae) out of Mesoamerica: Phylogeny inferred from mitochondrial, intron, and ultraconserved element sequences. Author information: Hosner PA1, Braun EL2, Kimball RT2. 1Department of Biology,...
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 7/18/2016

Genome-wide association mapping and pathway analysis of leukosis incidence in a US Holstein cattle population. Author information: Abdalla EA1,2, Peñagaricano F3,4, Byrem TM5, Weigel KA6, Rosa GJ1,7. 1Department of Animal Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI,...
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Science by the Sea: A Visit to The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience

  Life began in the sea. For ages, creatures that were mere specks of life spent their existence feeding and reproducing in the same mud flats and heat vents their ancestors had. Eventually, a few species evolved enough to explore beyond these environs. Their descendants...
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