Each year, the UF Genetics Institute hosts the Florida Genetics Symposium. This event attracts genetics and genomics researchers, students and industry from across Florida. Speakers from around the world will present and discuss genetics and genomics topics, organized into three focused sessions. This year's keynote speaker is Emmanuelle Charpentier. Over 130 students will present their research and findings during two poster presentation sessions. Poster session winners will be awarded certificates and monetary awards.