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Molecular Genetics and Microbiology news at the College of Medicine

UF researcher developing cell lines to study nerve-tissue tumors

By • Apr 25th, 2016 • Category: From the Lab, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Margaret “Peggy” Wallace, Ph.D., a professor in the UF College of Medicine department of molecular genetics and microbiology, is developing cell lines that will help advance neurofibromatosis research. A two-year, $250,000 award from the Children’s Tumor Foundation is funding the work.

College of Medicine researcher gets prestigious neuroscience research grant

By • Aug 6th, 2015 • Category: Awards, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Physiology and Functional Genomics

UF Health researcher received the prestigious Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award, a $2.5 million grant.

UF researchers invent device that makes chemotherapy more personalized, efficient

By • Jun 30th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Researchers invent device that makes chemotherapy more personalized, efficient

Intersection between nervous and musculoskeletal system could be key to treating Pompe disease

By • Jun 25th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Pediatrics

UF Health researchers have conducted early gene therapy studies in a Pompe disease mouse model using a virus delivery system that not only targets the muscle, but also reaches the nervous system.

Going for the gold

By • Apr 3rd, 2015 • Category: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Students

Top graduate students from each biomedical science interdisciplinary program competed during the 40th annual UF College of Medicine Medical Guild Research Symposium April 1.

College of Medicine celebrates research with annual event

By • Feb 24th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

The University of Florida College of Medicine recently hosted its annual Celebration of Research poster session, and for the first time, combined faculty and student research poster presentations.

Graduate students compete for research honors

By • Apr 4th, 2014 • Category: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Neuroscience, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Physiology and Functional Genomics, Students

Top graduate students from each biomedical science interdisciplinary program competed during the 39th annual UF College of Medicine Medical Guild Research Symposium April 3.

Grant to help researchers find leukemia’s hiding places

By • Feb 6th, 2014 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

College of Medicine researcher Christopher Cogle has received a grant to find places where cancer cells hide.