UF news for week of April 28 listed

Published: April 25th, 2014

Category: General

[UPDATED: 2:46PM, 5/2/14]

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Here are the releases the University of Florida’s media relations office expects to send next week, subject to change:

Monday, April 28

REAL TIME SEQUENCING AT SEA — A University of Florida researcher has become the first scientist to achieve genome-scale sequencing and analysis of fragile marine creatures at sea aboard a ship and in real time. Broadcast video, graphics, photo.

EVENTS 0428 — upcoming events of potential media interest.

Tuesday, April 29

CC0414 – monthly consumer confidence report. With Graphic.

ADDED: TOP RESEARCH PROFESSORS UF Local release.

BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION – UF students walk away with thousands of dollars in prize money for developing the best business plans. Broadcast video.

Wednesday, April 30

ELBOW INJURY – UF doctors believe the high rate of elbow injuries is tied to the range of motion in their hips. Broadcast video.

ETHANOL FROM EUCALYPTUSREPLACED WITH:

CITRUS GREENING ROOTS

Thursday, May 1

IRISIN HORMONE (tentative) — UF researchers have been able to make a protein of irisin, a hormone involved in weight loss and insulin resistance, which, when given to lab animals, has caused them to lose weight.

DUNLEVIE HONORS — Four distinguished University of Florida faculty members have been appointed as Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Honors Term Professors for the 2014-15 academic year.

ADDEDCOMMITTEE NAMED TO SEEK NEXT UF PRESIDENT

Friday, May 2

BUDGET 0502 — advisory for next week’s releases.

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