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Dr. Raizada wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Mohan K. Raizada has been chosen as the winner of a Life Time Achievement Award by the faculty of the University of Florida College of Medicine.  This was awarded by the Faculty Council in light of Dr. Raizada’s dedication, devotion, and superior service to the College of Medicine, which…

Pregnancy Study Invites Participants

Title of Research Study:  “Corpus Luteal Contribution to Maternal Pregnancy Physiology and Outcomes in ART.” Purpose of Study: To study the role of the corpus luteum in pregnancy and how the heart, blood vessels, and kidneys work before, during and after pregnancy in those conceived spontaneously and those conceived with assisted…

Dr. Sung Park wins a Physiological Genomics Research Award

Dr. Sung Park won a Physiological Genomics Research award at the most recent Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego, CA. Her talk was on the role of Jak2 tyrosine kinase in ectoderm physiology and pathogenesis. She works in the laboratory of Dr. Peter Sayeski.

Undergraduate Medical Physiology (BMS 3521)

We are pleased to announce the offering of Human Physiology in Translation (BMS 3521), a medical physiology course specifically designed for undergraduate students who wish to learn and comprehend important functions of the human body. With an emphasis on physiology, pathology, and subsequent treatments, this course will provide students with exceptional…

UF receives grant to join national metabolomics consortium

The University of Florida has launched the Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics (SECIM) with a five-year, $9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.  Glenn A. Walter, Ph.D., will be Co-director (with Arthur S. Edison, Ph.D.) of the SECIM’s Core for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, for global metabolomics and biomarker identification.

Undergraduate registration is open for graduate-level Physiology series, Spring 2014

Undergraduate registration for the Spring 2014 graduate-level series “Fundamentals of Physiology & Functional Genomics” is open for upper-division undergraduate students.  The series consists of three independent modules (GMS 6471, 6472 and 6473). A student must have senior standing and an upper-division GPA of at least 3.00. Please contact the course…

Dr. Mohan K. Raizada to be honored with Distinguished Lectureships

Dr. Mohan K. Raizada has been invited to give the 2013 Arthur C. Corcoran Memorial Lecture by the American Heart Association’s Council for High Blood Pressure. This honor is given each year to a distinguished researcher in the field of hypertension. In 2014, Dr. Raizada will be awarded the Carl…

Interdisciplinary postdoctoral training in cardiovascular and perinatal biology

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics at the University of Florida (MD, PhD or DVM). The University of Florida is an internationally recognized center for the study of Reproductive and Perinatal Biology ( The current position is funded for at least…

Dr. Sung Park wins Best-in-Research Award

Dr. Sung Park earned the Best-in-Research award at the UF Hematological Malignancies Symposium on May 31, 2012. Her talk was on the bone marrow efficacy of the Jak2 inhibitor, G6, using a mouse model of Jak2-V617F mediated myelofibrosis. Dr. Park is a Post Doctoral Fellow in the Sayeski lab.