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First archived on: 2012-11-21

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Title: Plant Biology

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Keywords:top ranked plant biology department, cell, developmental, molecular biology, systematics, ecology and evolutionary biology, university, University of Georgia

Description:UGA's Plant Biology Department is one of the top ranked plant biology departments in the US. Students pursue degrees in many areas including cell, developmental and molecular biology, systematics, ecology and evolutionary biology.
... this project Our alum Steve Franks is an associate professor at Fordham University in NY Read the Science article about the project Steve and other plant evoluntionary biologists are doing collecting and banking seeds Haibao Tang a Plant Biology alum from Andy Paterson s lab is now the Senior Bioinformatics Engineer in Plant Genomics at the J Craig Venter Institute in Rockville Maryland Green every day The department maintains seven greenhouses with a floor area of approximately 24 000 sq ft a transplant garden area and lath house 18 growth chambers and three growth rooms Clint Oakley a graduate student in the Schmidt lab investigates coral carbon fixation and their response to climate change Clint was awarded a prestigious EPA STAR Fellowship for this research Shu Mei Chang and Chris Peterson designed a new course to prepare education students for teaching science to elementary education students The course is entitled Life Earth Science Kathrin Stanger Hall and Stephanie Pearl taught a science communication class Click for the Columns article on the class Click to access their presentations on YouTube and Podcast Tyler Kartzinel a graduate student in the Trapnell lab is examining the effects of landscape variation and mycorrhizal fungi on the distribution of a neotropical epiphytic orchid and its genetic diversity Xiaorong Lin a Plant Biology alum from Michelle Momany s lab is now an assistant professor at Texas A M University working on fungal pathogenesis and antifungal drugs FInd out in our next newsletter how our graduate students and post docs are helping to promote the study of plants at one of the local middle schools Did you know The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory SREL is a valuable resource for research focusing on the ecology of southeastern plants and habitats Bioenergy Georgia s new Bioenergy Science Center is...

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