Somer Rowe graduated this semester with a BS in Plant Biology and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society. As an undergrad, she received two Plant Biology Undergraduate Research Awards to do independent research in the Malmberg and Peterson labs. She also worked for two years in the UGA Herbarium. Somer will begin a job as a research professional at the UGA experimental station in Griffin Georgia doing plant physiology and plant breeding research. Congrats Somer!
Grad Student - Dorothy Christopher
Dorothy Christopher teaches Girl Scouts about parts of a flower at Science Day, an outreach event that included students from PBIO and the Odum School of Ecology (Spring 2016)
PBIO grad student David Higgins counts down for Grad students Ilkay Doerter, Lauren Eserman, and Jess Stephens to begin the egg-and-spoon race at the Graduate Student Field Day (April, 2015)
Alumnus - Jenny Cruse-Sanders
Alumnus Jenny Cruse-Sanders is the Director of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
Research - Sweet Potato
Plants used in a study aimed at reconstructing evolutionary relationships in the sweet potato species complex.
Alumnus - Jeffrey Cannon
Alumnus Jeffery Cannon during a field exercise for a Wildland Firefighter Course in Nashville, GA (2014).