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Shanan Emmanuel wins the Ruska Award

Shana Emmanuel, a current Ph.D. student in Dr. McKenna's lab, was awarded the Ruska Award. This prestigious award is given by the Southeastern Microscopy Society. Shanan's presentation was titled "Engineering rAAV9 Antibody Escape Variants Through Structure Guided Approach." Congratulations on your hard work, Shanan!

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Two Alumni Earn Distinction in Scholarship Recognition

Two recent graduates of our Biochemistry and Molecular Biology concentration, Drs. Lauren Douma and Kristen Solocinski are co-first authors on a paper that has been highlighted as one of this month's "best of the best" as part of the American Physiological Society's (APS) APSselect program!

Alumni Spotlight: Joeva Barrow

Dr. Joeva Barrow, a 2013 graduate of Dr. Jörg Bungert's labratory, is an assistant professor of Molecular Nutrition and Biochemistry at Cornell University and her research program centers around mitochondrial biology with a specific focus on mitochondrial disease and associated metabolic disorders such as obesity.

2018 UF Innovator of the Year – Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna

She was selected to receive this distinguished Innovator of the Year award because of the breadth and depth of her work with AAV (adeno-associated virus) gene therapy and the impact her work has had, and will have, on the global good.

Mentor Match Celebration 2018

The Fall 2017 cohort of Ph.D. graduate students have successfully selected a mentor and research concentration. The Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences recognized this important milestone with an inaugural Mentor-Match Celebration on August 16, 2018.