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Max Russo completes Final Dissertation Defense

Max Russo completed his Final Dissertation Defense on June 15, 2020: “Molecular mechanisms associated with adverse effects of the environmentally persistent organochlorine pesticide dieldrin.” Committee members included Bin Liu, Ph.D., Joanna Peris, Ph.D., Jay McLaughlin, Ph.D., Sylvain Dore, Ph.D. and Christopher Vulpe, M.D., Ph.D.

Congratulations to Thomas Cirino

Thomas Cirino completed his final dissertation defense, “Biological Mediators of Pain, Substance Abuse and Cognitive Impairment in HIV Infection: Sufficiency of the HIV-Tat Protein,” on March 25, 2020.  …

Dr. Lihui Yuan is named the 2019-20 Teacher of the Year

The 2019-20 UF College of Pharmacy Teacher of the Year award winner Lihui Yuan was nominated for the award three years in a row. And the year before that she was a Pharm.D. student. “Many of my former teachers are now my colleagues, and it’s strange not calling them, ‘doctor.’”…

International Day of Women in Science

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy celebrates women advancing the pharmaceutical sciences during the fifth International Day of Women and Girls in Science on Feb. 11. Five female faculty members and five graduate students were asked to share a message with aspiring young, female pharmaceutical scientists.