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Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Submit application materials by Friday, Dec. 1. Program requirements: GPA: Minimum 3.0 for all upper division undergraduate work Course requirements: Successful completion of general biology and chemistry, including organic chemistry. […]

Visualization of genetic sequence for myotonic dystrophy

Repetitive genetic sequences that lead to neurological disorders can be blocked in animal models

In patients with myotonic dystrophy and related genetic diseases, abnormally long, repetitive DNA sequences lead to a host of problems in the muscle, heart and brain.

Low oxygen leads to fetal brain bacteria in animal model, UF Health researchers find

Published: Aug 28, 2017 By: Doug Bennett Category: University of Florida, UF Health, College of Medicine, Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics One of the most common forms of stress […]

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Biomedical Sciences researchers identify genetic factors that cause muscle weakness and wasting disorder

Published: Jul 10, 2017 By: Doug Bennett Category: University of Florida, UF Health, College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology For years, the underlying process that causes a […]

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Program Mission: Scholarship & Research

The mission of the Biomedical Sciences program is to provide a predoctoral educational experience that will train experimentalists and scholars for a wide range of careers.

The educational goals are to promote biological literacy by providing core and advanced curricula covering key chemical, biological and genetic principles using molecular, cellular and physiological approaches, and to promote scholarship in biomedical science through mentored, original research.

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