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Mariel Pfeifer, a first-year PhD student in the Khang lab, received an NSF GRFP Fellowship for her STEM Education and Learning research proposal. Mariel received her B.S. in Microbiology and B.A. in Biology/Secondary Education from the University of Wyoming.

Congrats to the undergrads who represented the Plant Biology department at this year's 2017 CURO Symposium: Alex Smith and Rebecca Sussman (under the mentorship of Ashley Rea of the Donovan lab), Liana Mosley (under the mentorship of Rishi Masalia of the Burke lab), and Grace Manning (under the…

Eric Goolsby, a  former graduate student in the Donovan lab, is now a postdoc at Brown U. with Erika Edwards.

Caitlin, a PBIO grad student, received a 2017 UGA Graduate School Excellence in Teaching Award, administered in collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning and the UGA Teaching Academy.

Dr. Natalie Nannas, a postdoctoral fellow in Kelly Dawe's lab, has recently accepted a faculty position at Hamilton College beginning fall of 2017. She will be continuing her research on chromosome segregation and teaching genetics, molecular biology and bioethics at Hamilton.

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