Friday, May 19, 2017 - 9:16am
The doctoral training program in genetics recently received a renewal of its funding from the National Institutes of Health for the 41st consecutive year. The training grants enable institutions to make National Research Service Awards to individuals selected by them for predoctoral and...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:09am
Three UGA faculty members have been named recipients of the Richard B. Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the university's highest early career teaching honor. "This year's Russell Award recipients combine innovation in the classroom with a heartfelt commitment...
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 11:24am
Athens, Ga. - University of Georgia researchers have confirmed that becoming a parent brings about more than just the obvious offspring—it also rewires the parents' brain. The study, published this month in Nature Communications, finds that the transition from a non-parenting state to...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:33am
Congrats to Andrea Sweigart who has received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This is the highest honor given to scientists by the US Government in the early stages of their independent careers.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:31am
As of January 9th, 2017 Nancy Manley has taken on the role of Executive Director of Sponsored Project Administration at UGA.
Friday, December 16, 2016 - 3:02pm
A team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Georgia has developed a new mouse model that closely mimics fetal brain abnormalities caused by the Zika virus in humans. See full article here.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 3:29pm
December 1, 2016 The University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences has awarded two prestigious fellowships to graduate students in the Department of Genetics, Brittany D. Jenkins and Rachel N. Martini.  Both students conduct human subjects breast cancer research in the lab of...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 4:03pm
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Georgia has developed a new technology that may help scientists better understand how an individual cell synchronizes its biological clock with other cells. See full article here.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 9:54am
Genetics scientist featured in the Columns: "UGA researchers think they've come up with a system to identify the genes in trees responsible for stress tolerance, which includes everything from extreme temperatures to disease. Now they're using a new $490,000 grant to identify those...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 9:46am
Genetics scientist featured in the Columns: "Top women who study topics in medicine, global hunger and obesity will share their experiences at the ninth annual Global Educational Forum on March 19 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. This year's conference, "Women in...