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Congratulations to Charlene Te, this summer’s SSTP student

Charlene was 1 of 4 summer students to receive a perfect score on her oral presentation last week. At just 17 years young, she demonstrated an impressive grasp of AAV vector biology and it’s application to inherited retinal disease. Congratulations, Charlene!!…

Dr. Boye awarded a University Term Professorship

Dr. Boye was recently named one of the College of Medicine’s 2016-17 University Term Professors. The University Term Professorship Program provides recognition to reward outstanding academic achievement. The College Assessment Committee identified 40 individuals from the very high quality nominations in this first cohort and she was selected among the…

Boye Lab BABIES!!

We are so excited to welcome two new additions to the BLM family! In October, Tyler and his wife welcomed their first baby, Kieran. In November,  Shreyasi and her husband welcomed their first baby, Shanaya. Both are sure to be little scientists in the making. Congratulations to the proud parents and…

Research Landscapes: Shannon E. Boye, Ph.D.

Shannon E. Boye, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of ophthalmology, discusses her research involving developing gene therapies for devastating forms of blindness.

PARVO 2016

The Boye lab was represented by both Sanford Boye and Tyler McCullough at this year’s PARVO meeting in Corsica. Sanford presented our work,  “Modifying the AAV capsid for increased transduction following intravitreal injection” in oral format on Wednesday, June 22nd! After work, he and Tyler joined their Gator colleagues for a scenic cruise to…

Dr. Boye is awarded the 2016 MOMS for Sight Visionary Award

At their annual ‘Black Ties and Blindfolds’ fundraiser, Dr. Boye was honored with this award for her dedication to education, research, and support of the visually impaired community. Thank you MOMS for Sight for continuing to raise awareness and for your recognition!…