Advances in Animal Sciences

Through a network of dedicated research programs and centers across the state, UGA is a leader in creating solutions and innovations in animal sciences. To achieve solutions to grand challenges in the livestock, poultry, and integrated pest management, CAES researchers explore these topics:

  • Insect Studies
  • Animal Physiology, Genetics and Neurology
  • Mammal Studies
  • Avian Studies
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Health and Welfare
  • Animal Farming Practices
  • Medical Implications and Advances
  • Animal Pathology
  • Animal Reproduction/Breeding
  • Diversity

Advances in Animal Sciences Research News

UGA Arch from Broad Street CAES News
Third round of Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants awarded
Eleven grants totaling $1.5 million were awarded in November 2021 to recipients of the third round of Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants. Overall the awards went to faculty from 13 UGA departments, centers, programs, schools and colleges.
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Gene that causes antimicrobial resistance in bacteria discovered in Georgia
A gene that causes bacteria to be resistant to one of the world’s most important antibiotics, colistin, has been detected in sewer water in Georgia. The presence of the MCR-9 gene is a major concern for public health because it causes antimicrobial resistance, a problem that the World Health Organization has declared “one of the top 10 global public health threats facing humanity.”
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Wayne Farms donates over $1M to UGA Poultry Science Building project
Georgia-based Wayne Farms has announced a $1.1 million donation to help build a new Poultry Science Building at the University of Georgia. Wayne Farms is a longtime supporter of the university’s poultry science department, one of the top such programs in the nation.
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