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Tech Tuesday: Gene Therapy

In this week’s Tech Tuesday, we meet Dr. Shannon Boye, a researcher at the University of Florida, who is working to use gene therapy to restore or improve vision for people with genetic disorders causing poor eyesight or even blindness.

Dr. Calabro Receives NIH Pediatric Loan Repayment Program Award

Congratulations to Dr. Kaitlyn Calabro for her receipt of the competitive NIH Pediatric Loan Repayment Program award! Kait’s award will relieve the stress of paying back student loans while she conducts her postdoctoral studies to develop a gene therapy for MYO7A- associated Usher syndrome (USH1B). The NIH Loan Repayment Programs…

Dr. Boye is Featured in UF’s Unstoppable Minds Podcast

Unstoppable Minds features the real stories of students and faculty overcoming challenges to tackle the world’s greatest obstacles. It dives into the breakthroughs and backstories of the people powering real world change from the University of Florida. Dr. Boye talks about her journey in academia and what led her to…