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Fall 2018 PhD Program Application Deadline Extended!

Published: Nov 13th, 2017

The application deadline for Fall 2018 admission has been extended to December 17, 2017!

Article published and highlighted in Journal of Virology

Published: Nov 9th, 2017

Dr. Mario Mietzsch, postdoc, and Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna’s article titled, Structural Insights into Human Bocaparvoviruses, was published and highlighted in the Journal of Virology

Congratulations to Florida Genetics Symposium Winners

Published: Nov 8th, 2017

Yong Shen, PhD graduate student in Dr. Jörg Bungert’s lab and Dr. Lauren Douma, previous PhD graduate student in Dr. Linda Bloom’s laboratory, were both awarded at this year’s Florida Genetics Symposium!

Mentor Match Group Picture - Fields, Xie, Shotwell, Berglund, Andring, McKenna

Mentor Match Celebration

Published: Oct 18th, 2017

The Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences recognized the Fall 2016 cohort of Ph.D. graduate students, including 3 from the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology concentration, who have successfully selected their mentors and research concentrations.

Promise to Kate Graduate Student Fellowship Award

Published: Sep 21st, 2017

Melissa Hale, a graduate student in Dr. Andy Berglund’s laboratory, has been awarded a fellowship from The Promise to Kate foundation.

UF Cracks U.S. News Top 10

Published: Sep 13th, 2017

The University of Florida has become the first Florida school to break into the list of top 10 best public universities, coming in at No. 9, according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings released.

Congratulations to our Summer Graduates!

Published: Aug 2nd, 2017

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology would like to congratulate and commemorate our Summer 2017 graduating masters and doctoral students on their excellent achievement!

Altered virus may expand patient recruitment in human gene therapy trials

Published: Jul 20th, 2017

Biochemistry Professor, Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna in collaboration with Dr. Aravind Asokan, associate professor in the department of genetics at the University of North Carolina, have found a solution that may allow it to evade the body’s normal immune response.

UF Research Foundation Professorship Awarded to Dr. Suming Huang

Published: Jul 3rd, 2017

This award, given to tenured faculty who have a distinguished record of research, aims to recognize professors for their recent contributions and provide incentives for continued excellence in research.

2017 Basic Science Award Recipient: Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna

Published: Apr 12th, 2017

Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, Ph.D. is the recipient of the 2017 College of Medicine’s Basic Science Award for her outstanding achievement, productivity and research discovery of the fundamental underlying principles of biology and medicine.