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Michael Dirr, Robert Ivarie named NAI Fellows


Genetics scientist was featured in the Columns:

The National Academy of Inventors named two emeritus UGA faculty members to the 2014 class of NAI Fellows. Michael A. Dirr, emeritus professor of horticulture, and Robert Ivarie, emeritus ­professor of genetics, joined 414 innovators representing more than 150 research universities and governmental and nonprofit research institutions. Election to NAI Fellow status is a professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.

View the complete article from the January 26, 2015 Columns.



Professor Emeritus, Ph.D. (1972) University of Colorado

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