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.
CAES welcomes Edgar as new ALEC Department leader.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 12/15/2017
Steven Stice, the D.W. Brooks Distinguished Professor in CAES, is a leading researcher in regenerative medicine.Author: Allyson Mann Published 12/13/2017
UGA economists to tackle commodity prices, rural development and agriculture policy during 2018 Ag Forecast.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/05/2017
All parts of onion production are being evaluated, including fertilizer and herbicide applications.Author: Clint Thompson Published 12/05/2017
Nine CAES students on track to graduate with a bachelor's degree or master's degree on UGA's Tifton campus.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 12/05/2017
UGA students work with U.S. space agency to help shape the future of farming.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/01/2017
Corn farmers reported yields that were between 8 and 12 percent below average.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 11/29/2017
Georgia's peach crop requires a number of chill hours to produce each year.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/27/2017
UGA horticulture students bumper crop of poinsettias come in pink, white and classic red.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/20/2017
New CAES assistant dean for academic affairs takes post Jan. 1.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/20/2017