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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.

Congratulations to Dr. Kavitha Gnanasambandan

Kavitha Gnanasambandan completed her doctoral studies and graduated on December 16, 2011. She was a graduate student in the Sayeski laboratory and will be pursuing Post Doctoral studies at NYU.

Dr. Chris Baylis to be honored with Harriet Dustan Award

On September 23rd, Dr. Chris Baylis will be honored as the recipient of this year’s Harriet Dustan Award at the Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association’s Council for High Blood Pressure Research to be held in Orlando. The Harriet Dustan Award recognizes female investigators who have made outstanding contributions…