New stem-cell-based stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue
A team of researchers at the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center and ArunA Biomedical, a UGA startup company, have developed a new treatment for stroke that reduces brain damage and accelerates the brain’s natural healing tendencies in animal models.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences researchers help to sequence rice genome
Rice has been a staple food crop around the world for millennia, but little was known about the wild origins of the world’s most widely produced crop until the recent mapping of the genomes of 13 ancestral rice species. Scott Jackson, director of the University of Georgia Center for Applied Genetic Technologies (CAGT) in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, helped to map these genomes as part of The International Oryza Map Alignment Project.
UGA Extension economists provide updates on commodities for upcoming year
Commodity updates for high-value row crops like peanuts and cotton highlight this year’s Georgia Ag Forecast meetings, which are currently being held statewide.
Todd Applegate to take helm of UGA's poultry science department Jan. 8.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/27/2015
National championship is the Tift County team's fourth in six years.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/25/2015
Humans won't be infected with avian influenza by eating chicken or poultry products.Author: Brian Jordan Published 11/12/2015
The likelihood of disease is increased when poultry house bedding is reused.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/03/2015
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences bestows top honors with 2015 D.W. Brooks Awards for Excellence and CAES Faculty and Staff Support Awards.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/30/2015
UGA's annual county-by-county survey allows the public and policy makers to get a clear picture of Georgia's agricultural value.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/29/2015
UGA Extension offers workshops aimed at female farmers.Author: Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson Published 10/01/2015
Georgia's agriculture industry prepares for poultry disease.Author: Josh Fuder Published 09/03/2015
Officials get firsthand look at partnership between UGA and ag industry.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/03/2015
UGA Extension offers tips on keeping backyard chickens healthy.Author: Josh Fuder Published 09/02/2015