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    NIH Genetics Training Grant

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    The Department of Genetics

    Bridging the disciplines of molecular genetics, development, genomics, and evolutionary biology.

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    Pioneering Research and Technological Innovation

    Geneticists are leading one of the major scientific revolutions of humankind.

Welcome to the Department of Genetics

Genetics is the future and the past. The history and the promise of every organism is written in its DNA.

Geneticists are leading one of the major scientific revolutions of humankind, delving into the distant past and providing an unprecedented understanding of the biological world.

Our department offers a supportive and unique training environment across the full spectrum of genetics, bridging the disciplines of molecular genetics, development, genomics, and evolutionary biology.

The Department of Genetics is in UGA's Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.

Latest News

University of Georgia senior Callan Russell, Genetics major and Honors student from McDonough, has been selected for the third cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars, a global graduate-level pro
A team of researchers at the University of Georgia has found a way to identify gene regulatory elements that could help produce “designer” plants and lead to improvements in food crops at a critical time. They published their findings in two separate papers in Nature Plants.

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