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September 19, 2017   COLUMNS CONTRIBUTORS

Alan Flurry

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Sep. 18 2017

UGA to lead national network for undergrad research experiences

A group of institutions led by the University of Georgia will spearhead a new phase of development of a national network to support integration of research experiences into undergraduate life science lab courses.

Sep. 5 2017

OTAS assists, advocates for Franklin College’s transfer student population

The process for transfer students begins long before they step on campus and can continue long after they arrive, as they adapt to UGA.

At every step of the way, the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences' Office of Transfer Academic Services, assists and advocates for students by providing resources, information and guidance for the transfer population in the Franklin College.

 

Aug. 28 2017

Researchers harness metabolism to reverse aggressiveness in leukemia

University of Georgia researchers, with colleagues from the University of Tokyo, have identified a new drug target for the two most common types of myeloid leukemia, including a way to turn back the most aggressive form of the disease. They published their findings in the journal Nature.

Aug. 28 2017

UGA to develop African sleeping sickness drugs

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $2.6 million to University of Georgia researchers to develop new drugs to treat human African Trypanosomiasis, also known as African sleeping sickness.

Aug. 21 2017

UGA primatologist provides gorilla vocals in ‘Planet of the Apes’ film

For this summer's blockbuster War for the Planet of the Apes, the filmmakers contacted the University of Georgia's Roberta Salmi, assistant professor in the Franklin College of Arts and Science anthropology department.

Aug. 21 2017

Geography professor to receive American Meteorological Society award

Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd will receive the 2018 Helmut E. Landsberg Award from the American Meteorological Society.

Aug. 14 2017

Sunflower genome sequence to provide roadmap for tools to improve crop resilience, oil production

University of Georgia researchers are part of an international team that has published the first sunflower genome sequence. This new resource will assist future research programs using genetic tools to improve crop resilience and oil production.

Aug. 14 2017

University mourns passing of CCRC co-founder

University mourns passing of CCRC co-founder Peter Albersheim.

Aug. 14 2017

Marine sciences professor elected Fellow of American Geophysical Union

Samantha Joye, Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Arts and Sciences, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. An international nonprofit scientific association with 60,000 members in 137 countries, the AGU is a worldwide scientific community, promoting discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity.

May. 15 2017

Passion for public health turns into career for UGA’s first African-American to earn doctorate

The first African-American to earn a doctorate in statistics at UGA, Stacy Cobb has turned a passion for public health into a career as a biostatistician.

Mar. 20 2017

Old into new: Geneticists track evolution of parenting

UGA researchers have confirmed that becoming a parent brings about more than just the obvious offspring-it also rewires the parents' brain.

Mar. 20 2017

Preserving privacy

When Jaewoo Lee joined the computer science department in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences in fall 2016, he brought expertise in a growing new field to UGA as part of the Presidential Informatics Hiring Initiative: data privacy.

Feb. 20 2017

2017 Darl Snyder Lecture to focus on fight against malaria

The UGA African Studies Institute will present the 25th annual Darl Snyder Lecture Feb. 23 at 9 a.m. at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Feb. 13 2017

Researchers receive Moore Foundation grant to study global ocean microbiome

A $1.3 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will allow UGA researchers to uncover answers about an important metabolic link that takes place in the Earth's oceans.

Jan. 30 2017

Evolutionary biologist receives Presidential Early Career Award

UGA assistant professor Andrea Sweigart is among 102 scientists announced as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on scientists and engineers in the early stages of their research careers.

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