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Research Seminar: Laura M. Bohn, Ph.D.

On Wednesday, Jan. 17, Laura M. Bohn, Ph.D., of the Scripps Research Institute, will be presenting a seminar titled, “Optimizing Opioid Receptor…

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Research Seminar: Yan Liu, Ph.D.

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, Yan Liu, Ph.D., of the Indiana University School of Medicine, will be presenting a seminar titled, “Understanding and…

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Fall 2019 Department Defenses

This fall semester, our department was extremely proud to host three defenses: David Fireman,Dimitri Koutzoumis, Joe Flores-Toro. We are so…

Joe's dissertation


Publication from the Kopinke Lab

The first paper produced in the Kopinke Lab has been accepted by the journal, Cell! Graduate student Alessandra Norris and Daniel…

Cell journal cover

Publication from the Levitt Lab

The first paper produced in the Levitt Lab has been accepted in the Journal of Physiology. The contributing authors are Adrienn G. Varga (UF…

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José Peña Bravo Delivers Alumnus Seminar

José Peña Bravo, a postdoc in Dr. Wesson’s lab, delivered an invited alumnus seminar to his Ph.D. institution, the Medical University of South…

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