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The newly assembled genomes of 26 different genetic lines of corn illustrate the crop’s rich genetic diversity and lay the groundwork for a better understanding of what genetic mechanisms account for crop traits prized by farmers.

A new study from the University of Georgia sheds light on how plants respond to stressful environmental conditions presented by climate change.

The project, led by Alexandre Marand, isolated thousands of individual cells to determine the regulatory DNA—the parts of DNA that control the genes that are important in different types of cells.

Elizabeth Esser was among 55 undergraduates selected from across the nation and U.S. territories for the Udall Scholarship, which is awarded to sophomores and juniors on the basis of their commitment to careers in the environment, Native health care or Tribal public policy.

Claire Bunn, a third-year Foundation Fellow and Stamps Scholar majoring in genetics and minoring in statistics, is among 410 undergraduates across the nation to be recognized as Barry Goldwater Scholars in 2021, the highest undergraduate award of

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