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.
Nematodes, white mold disease concerning for growers as production season nears.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/08/2017
Locally grown tea could soon be steeping in coffee houses and on kitchen tables.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/06/2017
As new antibiotic regulations take effect, Georgia may need more large animal veterinarians.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/02/2017
UGA's Peng Chee awarded 2016 Cotton Genetics Research Award during the 2017 Beltwide Cotton Improvement Conference.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/02/2017
Consortium of bio-tech manufacturers and universities formed to advance biopharmaceutical manufacturing.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 02/02/2017
February conference brings together organic growers, experts from across the state.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/02/2017
Limited irrigation means could require farmers to change crop selection for upcoming season.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/02/2017
UGA Griffin Campus cuts ribbon on long-awaited Food PIC building.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/01/2017
Georgia food entrepreneurs have less than a week to enter the state's premier food product contest.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/01/2017
UGA will launch a new environmental education certificate program in fall 2017; students should apply by March 1.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/31/2017