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Richanne Lamb

Alumni Spotlight: Barrie P. Bode

Dr. Barrie P. Bode, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at Northern Illinois University, graduated in 1991 from Dr. Mike Kilberg’s lab where his research focused on the mechanism by which amino acids rapidly activate the major glutamine transport system in the liver.

2nd Annual Diversity Graduate Research Symposium

The University of Florida Black Graduate Student Organization in conjunction with the College of Medicine Diversity Committee are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Diversity Graduate Research Symposium on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 in the Reitz Union.

Welcome New Assistant Professor, Dr. Melike Caglayan

Dr. Caglayan comes to UF and our department from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). The primary focus of the Caglayan Lab will be the molecular mechanisms of genome integrity and the biological importance of DNA ligation failure.

Dr. Joanna Long Promoted to Professor

Effective July 1, Dr. Joanna Long was promoted to the rank of professor. This promotion is based on the impact and importance of her research, teaching and service.

Alumni Spotlight: Michelle Gumz

Dr. Michelle Gumz, 2004 alumni of Dr. Brian Cain's lab, is currently a tenure track Assistant Professor of Medicine at UF, in the Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Renal Transplantation. Dr. Gumz has a joint appointment in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department!

Undergraduate Poster Session

To highlight the work of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s undergraduates, the department held the first annual undergraduate poster session where the undergraduate research students presented their work.