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Happy Holidays from the BMS!

Published: Dec 19th, 2017

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Fall 2018 Application Deadline EXTENDED!!

Published: Nov 7th, 2017

Submit application materials by December 17. Program requirements: GPA: Minimum 3.0 for all upper division undergraduate work Course requirements: Successful completion of general biology and chemistry, including organic chemistry. Biochemistry […]

Visualization of genetic sequence for myotonic dystrophy

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

Published: Oct 23rd, 2017

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 28th, 2017

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 […]


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

Published: Jul 13th, 2017

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 […]

Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Wins the SAI 2017 Outstanding Organization Award

Published: May 16th, 2017

Congratulations to the College of Medicine- Graduate Student Organization on winning the 2017 Outstanding Organization Award from UF Student Activities and Involvement! Involvement Awards The Involvement Awards serve as an […]

UF receives up to $8.4 million from DoD to study brain training using electric stimulation

Published: May 9th, 2017

Published: Apr 26, 2017 By: Michelle Jaffee Category: University of Florida, UF Health, College of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience, McKnight Brain Institute The U.S. Defense Department is looking for ways […]

Congrats, Gator PhD Grads!

Published: May 3rd, 2017

Twelve students from the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences celebrated their graduation convocation with faculty, mentors, family and friends on Friday, April 28. Read full article.

Biomedical Science Students Win at Graduate Student Research Day

Published: Apr 13th, 2017

The UF Organization for Graduate Student Advancement and Professional development (OGAP) recently hosted the 2017 Graduate Student Research Day. Biomedical Sciences PhD Candidate, Abbi Hernandez, in the laboratory of Sara […]

2017 Medical Guild Graduate Research Competition Results

Published: Apr 13th, 2017

UF College of Medicine biomedical sciences PhD students are making discoveries that impact diseases ranging from Type 1 diabetes to Parkinson’s disease. Seven of these students presented their research as […]