About the Department

The Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics at the University of Florida is a balanced department with faculty expertise in both cellular and molecular techniques, plus organ physiology techniques.

program types

Master’s and Ph.D. Program

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

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Certificate Program

Students can earn a graduate certificate in Medical Physiology or Medical Physiology with a specialization in Cardiovascular/Renal Physiology through our online program.

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Research/Centers and Programs

View exciting research from our faculty!

From Gene Therapy to Muscle Physiology, our faculty are engaging in highly funded groundbreaking research.

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Department faculty

Meet Our Faculty!

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

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Seminar Series

Upcoming Events

Conferences and Events

See a list of conferences and events related to the Department of Physiology.

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recent News and awards

60 Minutes of Endurance Training is Enough to…

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June 10, 2020: The Journal of Physiology has issued a press release titled “60 Minutes of Endurance Training is Enough to Shift Body Clock in…

Depression can be identified using gut bacteria…

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The UF Newsroom published a report on the recently published Nature Molecular Psychiatry study of Dr. Bruce Stevens.  You can read more about it by…

Department of Physiology Faculty Recognized as…

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The following faculty have been recognized for the College of Medicine at the University of Florida.  They will be acknowledged at the Medical…

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