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Daniel Dixon completes his PhD!


Daniel Dixon, a graduate student in Dr. Paul Linser’s lab, will be graduating from UF with his PhD in Microbiology and Cell Science. The commencement ceremony will take place December 18th at the University of Florida main campus. Congratulations, Dr. Dixon!

Sea Turtle Hospital Grand Opening Was A Success!


Thank you to everyone who helped so much to put this event together. We had over 600 attendees, and a very interactive event with many happy visitors! Please watch our Thank You video to our volunteers and sponsors below! We really appreciate the following team leads who made this event a success:  Cat Eastman, Rachel Thomas,…

Dr. Leonid Moroz, Distinguished Professor at the Whitney Laboratory and McKnight Brain Institute receives prestigious INSPIRE grant

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“INSPIRE: Deciphering the Genealogy of Neurons via Planetary Biodiversity Capture” is part of the president’s Brain initiative through National Science Foundation.  This research initiative led by Dr. Moroz is highly interdisciplinary and will marry Biodiversity and Neuroscience with extensive use of genomic tools. The project is jointly funded by the Organization Program in the Neural…