Rishi (from the Burke lab) received the Wilbur Duncan Award for 2017. This award recognizes a PBIO graduate student's excellence in two of three areas: research, teaching and service to the department.
Ashley and Alex (both from the Donovan lab) each received an Outstanding Teaching Award from UGA's Center for Teaching and Learning. This award recognizes TAs or LAs who have demonstrated superior teaching skills while serving as an instructor of the classroom or laboratory.
Dr. John Burke was featured in a UGA Today news article as being part of an international team that has published the first sunflower genome sequence. This sequence will assist future research programs to help improve crop resilience and oil production.
Graduate student Jess Stephens' Pecha Kucha style presentation titled "Show me the way: Future faculty prefer directive feedback when trying active learning approaches" received the Best Research Informing Practice Award at the Scientists Engaged in Education Research (SEER) Spring Research…
Congratulations to Susan Watkins, PBIO Admissions Counselor II for our Graduate Program, and Richard Hare, IT Professional Specialist for Franklin College and PBIO specifically!
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