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NeuroNines: Olarewaju & Norris

Thursday, May 12, at 9 am, the NMPT and BREATHE Training Programs will host a NeuroNines session featuring PhD students Tinuade Olarewaju (mentor: Emily Fox) and Alessandra Norris (mentor: Daniel Kopinke). Join us live in the Communicore Building (C1-007).

BREATHE at APS Annual Meeting

BREATHE members and trainees were in full force at the first American Physiological Society in-person annual meeting in two years. Beyond presenting nearly 30 posters and 8 oral presentations, BREATHE helped sponsor the Control of Breathing Mixer: Hot Topics in Respiratory Control, organized the Experimental Biology Trainee Highlights Breakfast, and…

17th Annual NMPT Symposium

Hosted by the Department of Physical Therapy in collaboration with the BREATHE and Neuromuscular Plasticity NIH-funded T32 Training Programs, the 17th annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Training Symposium returned on March 17-18 as an in-person event for the first time in two years. The symposium gives predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees the chance…

Lucas Budd Awarded APS Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

BREATHE trainee Lucas Budd has been selected for the APS 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). This award allows students to participate in hands-on research in the laboratory of an established researcher and APS member for 10 weeks. He will be working on the…

BREATHE Center Postdoc Opportunity

The BREATHE Training Program is seeking postdoctoral fellows with a passion for translational respiratory research. Find out more about our training program and apply here.

BME Postdoc Awarded BREATHE Fellowship

Congratulations to BME postdoc Eleana Manousiouthakis, PhD, on being awarded BREATHE postdoctoral fellowship funded through the McKnight Brain Institute. The BREATHE Training Program combines basic science and translational research to educate predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees. She is one of nine trainees currently in the program.

Trainee Luncheon with Dr. Eileen Hasser

BREATHE T32 trainees had the opportunity to meet for lunch with Dr. Eileen Hasser, a cardiovascular physiology professor from University of Missouri. Dr. Hasser visited the University of Florida to present her talk, “Forebrain – hindbrain connections and the response to hypoxia?”, in the Department of…

5th Annual Graduate Research Symposium

The UF BREATHE Center was pleased to co-sponsor the Annual Graduate Research Symposium. The Society for Advancing Native Americans and Chicanos in Research (SACNAS) and the UF Black Graduate Student Organization (BGSO) worked together to host this event, which was an opportunity for…