New research consortium designed to advance human health around the world
Steven Stice to lead University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center researchers in consortium designed to hasten the development of advanced cell therapies for chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer. A $20 million National Science Foundation grant funds the Engineering Research Center for Cell Manufacturing Technologies (CMaT) that brings together researchers, industry partners, clinicians, engineers, cell biologists and immunologists.
Code breakers unlock pearl millet's heat tolerance to fight climate chaos
As farmers around the world battle extreme drought and other climate events, researchers turn to pearl millet to find ways to make other grains more resilient to climate change. A global team of 65 scientists, including eight from the University of Georgia, have decoded some of the secrets to the crop’s coping strategies.
Irma destroys an estimated 30 percent of Georgia's pecan crop
Irma’s destructive path blew through Georgia’s pecan crop, but the destruction could have been much worse, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells.
CAES Young Scholars programs helped dozens of teens experience lab life this summer.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2017
D.W. Brooks Lecture and Awards ceremony honors the work of UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences faculty and staff and challenges them to help end childhood hunger .Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/09/2016