Graduate position: UFlorida.GeneticsGenomics

The Genetics & Genomics (G&G) Ph.D. program at the University of Florida <> is accepting applications for graduate students for admission in Fall 2024. We are a interdisciplinary program with 200+ faculty in 8 colleges and 64 departments. Our faculty <> conduct a broad range of research projects including biomedical research, gene therapy, metagenomics, plant breeding and genetics, microbial genetics, population studies, and ecology to name just a few.Apply here! <>. If you are applying for the Ph.D. in Genetics & Genomics, please also apply for our new M.S. in Genetics & Genomics. The application deadline is December 1,2023 for admission to the Fall 2024 class. Prospective Ph.D. students should contact potential faculty advisors in advance of applying to discuss research interests and relevant qualifications.Here are some recent articles on UF Genetics Institute faculty in UF’s research magazine, Explore:      *   UF Genetics Institute new director, Dr. Tom Burris <          dna.html>      *   Father’s illness drives Dr. Eric Wang <          the-disease-that-runs-in-his-family.html> to find a cure for          myotonic dystrophy      *   G&G graduate student Shandra Trantham <          patient.html>, researcher and patient, searches for cures for          neurodegenerative diseases      *   Biomedical engineering faculty Drs. Josephine Allen and Erika          Moore <          blind-spot.html> collaborate with Anthropology faculty Dr.          Connie Mulligan to investigate how ancestry can shape health          disparities      *   G&G alum and UF faculty Dr. Marcio Resende <          better-fruit-to-your-table.html> uses AI to make food          healthier and tastier      *   Microbial ecologist Dr. Julie Meyer <          relief.html> is developing probiotics to save coral reefsUF has the following funding opportunities that you may want to consider:      *   McKnight Doctoral Fellowship          <> which          funds stipend, tuition, and fees      *   Board of Education Summer Fellowship <          2020/graduate/financial-aid/> which provides funds and          networking opportunities for new graduate students as well as          other fellowship opportunitiesStudents for the G&G Ph.D. typically graduate in 5 years and are funded with a combination of research assistantships, teaching assistantships, and fellowships.The University of Florida is one of the top 10 public universities in the country with a university-wide commitment to genetic research. The University of Florida Genetics Institute ( is a state-of-the-art research building intended to enhance opportunities for collaboration. Gainesville is located in north central Florida (away from the hurricanes!), with average temperatures ranging from 45F to 90F.Connie J. Mulligan, PhDCoordinator, Genetics & Genomics Graduate Program 2033 Mowry Rd, PO Box 103610 | University of Florida | Gainesville, FL 32610-3610“Connie J. Mulligan” <>