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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.

Undergrad Research Symposium

2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Published: Mar 23rd, 2018

The UF Center for Undergraduate Research sponsored this year’s undergraduate research symposium on Thursday, March 22. Several students working in the labs of our Biochemistry and Molecular Biology faculty participated in this event.


Virus Journal Features Agbandje-McKenna Lab Article

Published: Feb 6th, 2018

Members of the Agbandje-McKenna lab group co-authored an article, Atomic Resolution Structures of Human Bufaviruses Determined by Cryo-Electron Microscopy, which was published in the January 2018 issue of the Virus journal and featured on the journal cover.

2018 Celebration of Research – February 19 & 20

Published: Jan 7th, 2018

The UF COM Celebration of Research is a wonderful opportunity for us to reflect on the strength of our research programs and appreciate the breadth, quality, and merit of the science conducted within the College.

Jacob Andring, Dr. Michael Kilberg, Carrie Lomelino, Dr. Robert McKenna

Co-authored review article published in the prestigious Journal of Biological Chemistry

Published: Jan 6th, 2018

Dr. Michael Kilberg, Dr. Robert McKenna and graduate students, Carrie Lomelino and Jacob Andring, co-authored a review article titled, “Asparagine synthetase: Function, structure, and role in disease.”

Tianqi (Jimmy) Wei, from Dr. Mingyi Xie’s lab, and Matthew Johnson, from Dr. Jörg Bungert’s lab.

Two Undergraduate Lab Students Selected for UF’s Emerging Scholars Program

Published: Jan 5th, 2018

Tianqi (Jimmy) Wei, from Dr. Mingyi Xie’s lab, and Matthew Johnson, from Dr. Jörg Bungert’s lab, were selected for The Center for Undergraduate Research’s Emerging Scholars Program.

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.