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Congratulations Tyler McCullough!

The Boye Lab congratulates its newest doctoral candidate, Tyler McCullough! He passed his qualifying exam with flying colors and is slated to fast track to graduation! Congrats Tyler! Additional congrats are in order for his first paper presentation at an international conference (ARVO, Honolulu 2018)!…

Congratulations Dr. Valentina Lozano!

Proving that we can effectively bridge our clinical and research faculty, Valentina was awarded 1st place for Outstanding Achievement in the Resident Research Symposium at the Master’s in Ophthalmology Meeting this past weekend in Orlando. She was recognized by the Florida Society of Ophthalmology for her efforts in evaluating…

Tyler McCullough wows at the COM BMS 2018 Seminar Series

Tyler presented his work to develop an AAV-CRISPR/Cas9- based therapy for autosomal dominant CORD6 at this week’s College of Medicine Biomedical Sciences seminar series. Despite looking somewhat sad to be discussing phototransduction here, he was actually quite excited! …

Congratulations Tori Makal!

The Boye Lab congratulates Tori Makal (nee Fielding) both on successful completion of her qualifying exam/new doctoral candidate status and on her marriage!…

Congratulations to our newest doctoral candidate, Kaitlyn Calabro!

While Hurricane Irma may have delayed her a week, it didn’t stop Kait Calabro from successfully passing her qualifying exam on September 18th. Congratulations on surviving the toughest moment of graduate school, Kait. We’re so excited to call you a ‘doctoral candidate’!!…

Inaugural Mentor Match Celebration

The Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences recognized their Fall 2016 cohort of students who have all successfully selected a mentors and research concentrations. We are happy that Tyler McCullough matched with our team (and that he brought his cute baby!) to the inaugural Mentor-Match Celebration on August 18, 2017.

K. Tyler McCullough mentors those underrepresented in STEM fields

Thank you Tyler for participating in the I AM STEM summer camp! This program is designed to mentor children who are underrepresented in the STEM fields and introduce them to academic concepts early in a fun and interactive way. Here is is showing them how bacteria can be used to help…