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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.

Graduate Programs in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Published: Sep 27th, 2017

We offer a strong graduate program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with options to purse a Master’s or Doctoral Degree. Fall 2018 admission applications are due soon!

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.

Boyce Award Winner: Rosha Poudyal

Published: Mar 29th, 2017

Graduate student and member of Dr. Michael Kladde’s laboratory, Rosha Poudyal, is the recipient of the Wanda and Richard Boyce Award for her outstanding graduate research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Student Awarded by the American Physiological Society

Published: Mar 8th, 2017

Kristen Solocinski was selected to receive an APS Caroline tum Suden/Frances Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award and presented her research at the 2017 Experimental Biology meeting in Chicago.