Dr. Yi Qiu manuscript published in The FASEB Journal

Yi Qiu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, recently published a manuscript in The FASEB Journal titled “Histone deacetylase 1 (HDAC1) activates PU.1 gene transcription […]

Dr. Shuang Huang Breast Cancer Article Featured in UF Health News

Congratulations to Shuang Huang, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, for recently being featured in a UF Health News article titled “Drug trio shows effectiveness against deadly […]

Dr. Maria Zajac-Kaye paper published in Human Gene Therapy Methods

Maria Zajac-Kaye, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, recently published a paper in Human Gene Therapy Methods titled “Efficient Gene Delivery and Expression in Pancreas and […]

MCB Graduate Students Receive Early Career Meeting Grant from the American Society for Cell Biology

Molecular Cell Biology graduate students John Calise and Joe Black have received an Early Career Meeting grant from the American Society for Cell Biology. The money will be used to […]

Dr. Eric Vitriol paper published in Journal of Cell Science

Eric Vitriol, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, recently published a paper in the Journal of Cell Science titled “Simultaneous quantification of actin monomer and filament […]

Dr. Rene Opavsky joins Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Rene Opavsky, Ph.D., joined the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology as an Associate Professor and Cancer Preeminent faculty on November 1, 2016. Dr. Opavsky received his Ph.D. in Molecular […]

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MCB Graduate Students Allyson Shea and Iqbal Mahmud Receive 2017 Medical Guild Awards

Congratulations to MCB graduate students Allyson Shea and Iqbal Mahmud on receiving 2017 Medical Guild awards! Medical Guild Competition Bronze Award Winner Allyson Shea Mentor: Yehia Daaka, Ph.D. “It Takes Two: The Host-Pathogen Relationship […]

Allyson Shea Wins the GSC Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year Award

Allyson Shea, a Biomedical Sciences PhD candidate in the lab of Yehia Daaka, PhD and member of the Molecular Cell Biology Advanced Concentration won the GSC Award for Outstanding Graduate […]

Dr. Shuang Huang Awarded FL Breast Cancer Foundation Award

Shuang Huang, Ph.D., a Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, received a $200,000 award from the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation for his grant titled “Deterring Breast Cancer Metastasis […]

Iqbal Mahmud Awarded ASMS Conference Student Travel Stipend

Iqbal Mahmud, a graduate student in Dr. Daiqing Liao’s laboratory, received a $300 student travel award from the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) to attend the 64th ASMS Conference […]

Dr. Alexander Ishov Awarded FL DOH Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program Bridge Grant

Alexander Ishov, PhD, an Associate Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, received a $100,000 bridge grant award from the Florida Department of Health Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program […]

Joseph Black Published Review in Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology

Joseph Black, a MD-PhD graduate student in Dr. Yehia Daaka’s laboratory, recently published a review titled “Feedback regulation of G protein-coupled receptor signaling by GRKs and arrestins” in Seminars in […]

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