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UFGI Timeline

1999
State of Florida approves the proposed University of Florida Genetics Institute, April 28, 1999
Terry Flotte named as Interim Director for UFGI, July, 1999
2003
Ken Berns named director of UFGI, August 2003
2004
Groundbreaking for CGRC, April 5, 2004
2005
First Florida Genetics Symposium, November 30, 2005
2006
CGRC dedicated November 15, 2006
2008
Creation of the Genetics & Genomics PhD program, 2008
2011
First student graduates G&G program, May 2011
2012
UFGI member Harry Klee elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 2012
2013
Pat Concannon becomes director of UFGI, February, 2013
2017
UFGI members Pam (2016) and Doug (2017) Soltis elected to the National Academy of Sciences
2018
2018 MS added to Genetics & Genomics
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