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Genetics doctoral students Felicia Ebot-Ojong and Meghan Brady received the prestigious awards from the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program, (GRFP), which recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and…

University of Georgia researcher Kaixiong Ye has received a Maximizing Investigators Research Award from the National Institutes of Health.

“The Flint is one of the most diverse river basins in Georgia, for both fishes and mussels. So, it’s really important for conservation reasons,” said Peter Hazelton, an assistant professor at the UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

Megan Meany, a Ph.D. candidate in genetics, is investigating the genetic mechanisms underlying sex determination and gonad differentiation in the brown anole lizard Anolis sagrei.

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.

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