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Alumni Spotlight: Joeva Barrow

Published: Jan 1st, 2019

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

Published: Sep 28th, 2018

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.

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Dr. Mavis McKenna’s lab, collaborators published in Nature Communications

Published: Sep 20th, 2018

Researchers from Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna’s laboratory at UF and the Salk Institute have obtained an unprecedented view of a gene-delivery virus, paving the way for further development of improved gene therapies.

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Mentor Match Celebration 2018

Published: Aug 30th, 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.

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2nd Annual Diversity Graduate Research Symposium

Published: Aug 27th, 2018

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

Published: Jun 28th, 2018

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.

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Dr. Joanna Long Promoted to Professor

Published: Jun 28th, 2018

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.

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When Science Meets Sickness: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Treatment

Published: Jun 27th, 2018

In this article, Dr. Gumz describes a very personal journey through the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in the women in her family – her mom, her sister, and herself.


Dr. Linda Bloom: College of Medicine Mentoring Award Winner

Published: Apr 20th, 2018

The College of Medicine’s annual Faculty Doctoral Mentoring Award encourages and rewards excellence, innovation and effectiveness in mentoring doctoral students through their final dissertation project.

Carrie Lomelino

Carrie Lomelino: Medical Guild’s Bronze Award Winner

Published: Apr 18th, 2018

Graduate student and member of Dr. Robert McKenna’s laboratory, Carrie Lomelino was awarded a bronze award at the 43rd annual Medical Guild Research Symposium.