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Leah Reznikov was appointed to the UF BREATHE Center leadership team

Leah Reznikov, Associate Professor in Physiological sciences, was appointed to the UF BREATHE Center leadership team as the T32 Curriculum Coordinator. The BREATHE T32 combines strengths in basic science and translational research to educate predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees. The program features state-of-the-art research methodologies and an integrative bench-to-bedside perspective to…

Aaron Mickle receives UF’s Excellence Award for Assistant Professors

Dr. Mickle, an assistant professor in the department of Physiological Sciences at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded the 2023 University of Florida Excellence Award for Assistant Professors, a campus-wide achievement and top honor for junior faculty.   Dr. Mickle’s main research focuses on…

Leah Stuchal and Chris Martyniuk have been promoted!

We are thrilled to announce two promotions within the Department of Physiological Sciences!! Congratulations to Dr. Leah Stuchal on her promotion to the position of Associate Research Professor and to Dr. Chris Martyniuk on his promotion to Professor. These promotions not only exemplify the remarkable talent within our department but…

Welcome Dr. Emma Schachner!

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dr. Emma Schachner to our department as our newest faculty member. Dr. Schachner is an esteemed evolutionary functional morphologist and paleontologist. Her research focuses on the evolution and structural diversity of the respiratory system, with…

Welcome Dr. Yasin Seven

We are delighted to announce the arrival of Dr. Yasin Seven to the Department of Physiological Sciences. Dr. Seven brings a wealth of expertise and a passion for advancing the field of respiratory research and neural control. His groundbreaking work in developing nanoparticle-based drug delivery systems targeting respiratory neurons has…

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