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Best Poster Presentation

Dr. Helen Zomer recently attended the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (OAIC) annual meeting that took place on April 25-26, 2024, in Arlington, Virgina. She presented her poster on Healing Skin Wounds in Older Adults. The poster was on research that tackles chronic skin wounds, a common issue…

Phi Zeta 2024

Recently Phi Zeta 2024 occurred. Many of our students and faculty won awards. The 2nd place award for Graduate student goes to Gabbie Robilotto who is mentored by Dr. Aaron Mickel on her research on Investigating Angiotensin Type 1 Receptor in Experimental Autoimmune Cystitis. The 3rd place for Postdoc…

“It’s a PRIME Time to Talk about Mental Health.”  

Dr. Leah Reznikov co-spoke at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Development Network Spring Meeting at National Harbor in Maryland on April 22nd, 2024. Her co-speakers were Dr. CJ Bathgate (lead speaker, National Jewish Health) and Dr. Emma Tillman (co-speaker, Indiana University). The presentation was called “It’s a Prime Time to…

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…

Departmental Seminar Fall 2023 Preview

Here is a preview of the upcoming Fall 2023 seminar series. The seminars will be held in HPNP G-316 at 4pm except for Tom Kodadek on October 17th, which is TBD. Seminar Date  Tuesday (4-5 pm) Topic 12-Sep-23 Dan Spade, PhD Toxicology 19-Sep-23 Leah Reznikov, PhD Pulmonary Physiology 26-Sep-23 Alexandria Marciante…

Congratulations to Dr. Carolina Le-Bert, DVM, PhD!

Carolina is a long-time gator, originally obtaining her bachelor’s degree at UF in Zoology. She then completed her DVM degree at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008 with certification in Aquatic Animal Health.  After graduating, Carolina began working with the US Navy Marine Mammal Program, where she is now…

Please Welcome Our New Graduate Students

Name: Hannah Anderson Program: Biomedical Engineering Advisor: Dr. Aaron Mickle Hometown: Wayne, IL Interesting Fact: My mom is from Taiwan, so I enjoy learning the Chinese language in my free time.   Name: Alexis Slack Program: Physiological Sciences Advisor: Dr. Emma Schachner Hometown: Ankeny, IA Interesting Fact:…

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…

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