EDUCATION & Training

academic programs

Doctoral Program

Students can earn a Doctoral degree with a concentration in Biomedical Sciences in the Physiology & Functional Genomics Concentration.

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academic programs

Online Masters

Students can earn a Master’s degree with a concentration in Physiology and Functional Genomics or Gerontology.

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Academic programs

Online Certificates

Students can a graduate certificate in Medical Physiology, Medical Physiology with a specialization in Cardiovascular/Renal Physiology or Aging and Geriatric Practice.

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Academic Programs

Post-Doctoral Training

Postdoctoral fellows will be provided a tailored career development and mentoring opportunity in a robust research environment.

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Research/Centers and Programs

View exciting research from our faculty!

Research faculty in the Department of Physiology and Aging at the University of Florida are engaged in innovative projects covering a variety of interests through our centers, labs and collaborations with other departments.

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Department faculty

Meet Our Faculty!

Faculty in the Department of Physiology and Aging are engaging in cutting-edge research and using active learning techniques to teach students at all levels of collegiate learning.

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recent News

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NEW Department Chair

Dr. Karyn Esser named Chair of Department of Physiology and Aging

Karyn Esser, Ph.D., is a national leader in the study of circadian rhythms in the skeletal muscle system and was recently named to serve as the next chair of the Department of Physiology and Aging for the UF College of Medicine. Esser, who will begin her new role at UF on November 1, is currently a professor in the Department of Physiology and Aging and also holds appointments as the associate director for basic muscle biology at the UF Myology Institute and the associate director of the Pepper Center at the Institute on Aging.


Physiology and Aging Calendar

Upcoming Events

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