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Contact the Department

Department of Genetics

Life Sciences Building
120 Green Street
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-7223

Phone: 706-542-8000
Fax: 706-542-3910

Interim Department Head

Dr. Mike Arnold, Ph.D.

To contact individual faculty, staff, and graduate students, visit our Directory.

Visit the Department

The Department of Genetics is located in the Life Sciences Building on South Campus.

The Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta is the world's busiest airport and is only about a 90 mile drive to Athens.

Groome, an airport shuttle bus provides frequent service between the airport and hotels in Athens. Click here for the complete schedule.

The University complete driving directions. This University web site provides a number of maps, including an interactive campus map.


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The Davison Life Sciences Building is in zone S07 and has an ungated parking lot on the east side of the building. S07 enforcement hours are 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. and parking is free after 6:00 p.m. There are 2 parking decks within walking distance of the building where visitors can park for a fee: the South Campus Parking Deck on South Lumpkin Street (near the Georgia Center Hotel) and the Carlton Street Parking Deck. These decks are marked S11 and S15 respectively on the map of parking areas on campus.  For parking questions contact Parking Services.


There are a number of hotels in Athens. The most convenient to the Department is the Georgia Center Hotel located on the University campus. The department also regularly houses guests at the Holiday Inn, the Graduate Athens and the Hilton Garden Inn.

For more information, see the Athens Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

Support Genetics at UGA

Thank you for your support to the Genetics Department and the University of Georgia. Contributions from alumni and friends are critical to maintaining our core missions of teaching and research. Gifts are tax deductible.

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Every dollar contributed to the department has a direct impact on our students and faculty.