Ana Conesa Cegarra, Ph.D.
Ana Conesa Cegarra, Ph.D., has received a $405,000 multiyear grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute for her study titled, “Development of methods for transcript quantification and differential expression analysis using long-read sequencing technologies.”
Guangrong Zheng, Ph.D.
Guangrong Zheng, Ph.D., has received a $378,000 multiyear grant from the National Institute on Aging for his study titled, “Identifying Novel Senolytic Agents and Molecular Targets.”
Christian Jobin, Ph.D.
Christian Jobin, Ph.D., filed a patent for his invention, with Thomas Schmittgen, Ph.D., and Rachel Newsome, titled, “Compositions and methods for modulation of bacterial gene expression.”
David DeRemer, Pharm.D., BCOP, FCCP, FHOPA
Pharmacy Times Continuing Education has named David DeRemer, Pharm.D., BCOP, FCCP, FHOPA, as the keynote speaker for the Virtual Directions in Oncology Pharmacy® fall conference series. The keynote presentation, Changes in Cancer Care: Practicing Pharmacy in the Era of COVID-19, will be broadcast virtually on 4 dates this fall and highlight cancer-specific guidance for pharmacists during the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE
Thomas J. George, M.D., FACP
Thomas J. George, M.D., FACP, has been appointed to the Association of American Cancer Institutes’ Clinical Research Innovation Steering Committee.
Sherise Rogers, M.D., M.P.H.
Sherise Rogers, M.D., M.P.H., was appointed to the NRG Oncology GI Cancer Committee.
Andrew Judge, Ph.D.
Andrew Judge, Ph.D., was recognized by UF College of Public Health and Human Performance Dean Michael Perri for his innovation and excellence in research and teaching with a Dean’s Citation Paper Award.
William Hogan, M.D.
William Hogan, M.D., a professor of health outcomes and biomedical informatics, was named a University of Florida Research Foundation Professor for 2020.
Rolf Renne, Ph.D.
Rolf Renne, Ph.D., Henry E. Innes Professor of Cancer Research, was named a University of Florida Research Foundation Professor for 2020.
Diana Wilkie, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN
Diana Wilkie, Ph.D., a professor of biobehavioral nursing science, was named a University of Florida Research Foundation Professor for 2020.
Jatinder Lamba, Ph.D.
Jatinder Lamba, Ph.D., a professor of pharmacotherapy and translational research, was named a University of Florida Research Foundation Professor for 2020.
Mansour Mohamadzadeh, Ph.D.
Mansour Mohamadzadeh, Ph.D., a professor of infectious diseases and immunology, was named a University of Florida Research Foundation Professor for 2020.
Versie Johnson-Mallard, Ph.D., WHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Versie Johnson-Mallard, Ph.D., WHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, an associate dean for student affairs, has been appointed to the Board on Gulf Education and Engagement of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. She will provide strategic guidance to the program, support the development of the next generation of environmentally and scientifically literate citizens and engage diverse future generations to address the scientific, social and environmental challenges associated in the Gulf of Mexico.
Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D.
Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., has been elected to a three-year term on the Minorities in Cancer Research Council of the American Association for Cancer Research. Odedina’s research program focuses on the predictors of health disparities and cost-effective, community-based behavioral interventions to improve the health of Black men.