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In Honor of Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna

Published: Mar 5th, 2021

  The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, as well as the UF Health campus, are deeply grieved at the news of the passing of our mentor, friend and fellow […]

Undergraduate Research Poster Session

2nd Annual Undergraduate Research Poster Session

Published: Jun 11th, 2019

This poster session provides an opportunity each spring for those undergraduates who working in labs within our department to highlight and discuss their work.


Two Publications with Recent Graduate as First Author

Published: Feb 4th, 2019

We are pleased to recognize Dr. Mam Mboge, a Fall 2018 graduate of the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Department, Cancer Biology concentration, who is the first author on two recent publications.

Aishwarya Gurumurthy

Doctoral Student’s Manuscript Published in BioEssays

Published: Jan 1st, 2019

Aishwarya Gurumurthy, graduate student in Dr. Jörg Bungert’s lab, was honored to have her manuscript published in BioEssays.

Fall 2018 Graduates

Congratulations to our Fall 2018 Graduates!

Published: Jan 1st, 2019

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology would like to congratulate and commemorate our Fall 2018 graduating masters and doctoral students on their excellent achievement!


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.

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.

Akilah Murray

Akilah Murray: Advancement to Candidacy Award

Published: Apr 18th, 2018

The Advancement to Candidacy Award, aimed at recognizing outstanding students in their mid-tenure after they have passed their qualifying examination in their third year of study, was awarded to Akilah Murray and two other finalists.

Poster Award Winners

Undergraduate Poster Session

Published: Apr 6th, 2018

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.

2018 Boyce Award Winners

2018 Boyce Award Winners

Published: Mar 29th, 2018

Congratulations to graduate students, Melissa Hale, Jana Jenquin, and Carrie Lomelino, on receiving the 2018 Wanda and Richard Boyce Awards for her outstanding graduate research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.