Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Moffitt Cancer Center and FORMA Therapeutics Establish Multiyear Epigentics Alliance

Moffitt Cancer Center and FORMA Therapeutics announced today a bold, collaborative research initiative and exclusive license option agreement focused on histone deacetylases (HDACs) and epigenetics.  ..

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
UF/IFAS researchers use steam to treat citrus greening

University of Florida researchers are turning to the old-fashioned method of steaming to help treat citrus greening, a disease devastating citrus trees throughout Florida. ..

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Legislative Grants Aids UCF Crohn's Disease Research

The UCF College of Medicine has received a $500,000 grant from the Florida Legislature to further its research into Crohn’s disease and is sharing the funding with the University of Miami to investigate causes and better treatments for patients sickened with the inflammatory bowel disease. ..

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Creativity, Innovation Bolstered at UCF with New Maker Space Labs

The process of turning a creative idea into a marketable innovation is about to get easier, faster and more accessible at the University of Central Florida with the grand opening of four new labs known as Maker Spaces.  ..

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Monday, September 22, 2014
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Awarded $7.9 Million to Develop Artificial Immune System

Scientists from both campuses of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been awarded a total of $7.9 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of the U.S. Department of Defense.  ..

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Monday, September 22, 2014
New UM Study on Global Carbon Cycle May Require Reappraisal of Climate-related Events in Earth’s History

Scientists analyze marine sediment core to understand trends in carbon isotopes over time  ..

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Saturday, September 20, 2014
Mice, shrews are most effective at transferring Lyme disease and anaplasmosis

According to a new paper published in PLOS ONE, when small, fast-living mammals abound, so too does our risk of getting sick. ..

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Saturday, September 20, 2014
FAU Receives Grant to Build Big Data Training and Research Lab

Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Ph.D., a professor within the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at FAU, has received a NSF grant of $600,000 with a matching grant of $257,000 from FAU to build a Big Data Training and Research Laboratory at FAU’s Boca Raton campus. ..

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Monday, September 15, 2014
UF Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator Wins National Award for Tech Commercialization and Economic Development

The University of Florida’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator was recognized as a national leader in technology-based economic development by the State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI). ..

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Monday, September 15, 2014
Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Help Lead International Efforts to Find New Genetic Links to Prostate Cancer

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center, including Center Director Thomas A. Sellers, Ph.D., M.P.H., Jong Park, Ph.D. and Hui-Yi Lin, Ph.D., have discovered 23 new regions of the genome that influence the risk for developing prostate cancer, according to a study published Sept. 14 in Nature Genetics. ..

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