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Lasya Penumarthi receives George Hugh Boyd Memorial Scholarship

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Holly Bik receives NSF Career award

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Holly Bik, assistant professor in the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Science department of marine sciences with a joint appointment in UGA’s Institute of Bioinformatics, has received a grant from the National Science Foundation Faculty Early...

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UGA Research Awards | Congratulations to Dr. Bensasson!

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Creative Research Medal Douda Bensasson, associate professor in the Department of Plant Biology, has pioneered a new understanding that wild plant environments serve as reservoirs for a common fungal pathogen of humans. Her laboratory discovered that old oak trees...

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Dr. Jessica Kissinger elected AAAS Fellow!

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]  AWARDS & HONORS | JANUARY 27, 2022 Three UGA faculty elected as AAAS Fellows By Ian Bennett (L to R) Patricia Yager, Jessica Kissinger, James E. Byers. Three University of Georgia faculty have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In a tradition...

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Dr. Liliana Salvador, Infectious Diseases & Institute of Bioinformatics, Receives Award from Research Corporation for Science Advancement and the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Research Corporation for Science Advancement and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have awarded a total of $1.25 million to 10 multidisciplinary teams of early career scientists — including Liliana Salvador, Infectious Diseases & Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Georgia — in the first year of the Scialog: Mitigating Zoonotic...

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