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UGA researchers released new red 'RubyCrisp' muscadine variety for those who want a sweet berry flavor with just a hint of muscadine. CAES News
UGA researchers released new red 'RubyCrisp' muscadine variety for those who want a sweet berry flavor with just a hint of muscadine.
UGA releases new muscadine variety, ‘RubyCrisp’
From late summer into fall, Southerners start looking for muscadines — a popular grape native to the Southeastern U.S. Selections run from the dark purple, thick-skinned traditional muscadine to a light golden green variety. Soon, growers and consumers can add a new red variety to the mix.
As an assistant professor of food virology at the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety in Griffin, Malak Esseili has been focused on studying the microbial ecology of human viral pathogens (such as human noroviruses), and now her work includes the emerging viral pathogen SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19). CAES News
As an assistant professor of food virology at the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety in Griffin, Malak Esseili has been focused on studying the microbial ecology of human viral pathogens (such as human noroviruses), and now her work includes the emerging viral pathogen SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19).
UGA scientist leads coronavirus research on Griffin campus
When COVID-19 was identified, Malak Esseili stopped taking her children along on trips to the grocery store and she told her sisters to start wearing scarves as makeshift masks while in public. As an assistant professor of food virology at the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety in Griffin, Esseili studied the emerging viral pathogen SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19).
UGA Associate Professor Alexa Lamm has earned the 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. CAES News
UGA Associate Professor Alexa Lamm has earned the 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology.
UGA Associate Professor Alexa Lamm honored with 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award
University of Georgia Associate Professor Alexa Lamm has earned the 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST). The award is presented annually for outstanding achievement by a scientist, engineer, technologist or other professional working in the agricultural, environmental or food sectors for contributing to the advancement of science in the public policy arena.
Dr. John Peroni at an RBC research roundtable meeting. At the table, left to right, Hitesh Handa, Peroni, Lohitash Karumbaiah and Jason Locklin. (Submitted photo taken in 2018) CAES News
Dr. John Peroni at an RBC research roundtable meeting. At the table, left to right, Hitesh Handa, Peroni, Lohitash Karumbaiah and Jason Locklin. (Submitted photo taken in 2018)
Growing back the lymph system
A team including University of Georgia researchers has for the first time documented the regrowth of surgically removed pathways in the lymphatic system, a network of vessels designed to pump away inflammatory fluids and defend the body against infection.
University of Georgia food scientist Yen-Con Hung has been named the first recipient of the Koehler-Ayers Professorship. CAES News
University of Georgia food scientist Yen-Con Hung has been named the first recipient of the Koehler-Ayers Professorship.
UGA food scientist Yen-Con Hung named first Koehler-Ayers Professor
University of Georgia food scientist Yen-Con Hung has been named the first recipient of the Koehler-Ayers Professorship.
UGA plant pathologist Albert Culbreath has been named a 2020 Fellow of the American Phytopathological Society. CAES News
UGA plant pathologist Albert Culbreath has been named a 2020 Fellow of the American Phytopathological Society.
Two UGA scientists named Fellows of the American Phytopathological Society
Two prominent faculty members of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Albert Culbreath and Harald Scherm, have been named 2020 Fellows of the American Phytopathological Society.
Gopinath “Gopi” Munisamy, a UGA professor of agricultural and applied economics, was recently named Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Marketing in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Gopinath “Gopi” Munisamy, a UGA professor of agricultural and applied economics, was recently named Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Marketing in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Gopinath Munisamy named Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Marketing
Gopinath “Gopi” Munisamy, a University of Georgia professor of agricultural and applied economics, was recently named the Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Marketing in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Spanning more than 35 years in academia and government, his work includes topics in agricultural policy, trade and economic development.
UGA Professor Samuel Aggrey has earned the Richard B. Russell Professorship in Agriculture. CAES News
UGA Professor Samuel Aggrey has earned the Richard B. Russell Professorship in Agriculture.
Samuel Aggrey named Richard B. Russell Professor in Agriculture
University of Georgia Professor Samuel Aggrey has earned the Richard B. Russell Professorship in Agriculture.
The title of Distinguished Research Professor is awarded to faculty who are internationally recognized for their original contributions to knowledge and whose work promises to foster continued creativity in their discipline. Katrien Devos and Ignacy Misztal are two of the 2020 recipients. CAES News
The title of Distinguished Research Professor is awarded to faculty who are internationally recognized for their original contributions to knowledge and whose work promises to foster continued creativity in their discipline. Katrien Devos and Ignacy Misztal are two of the 2020 recipients.
Two CAES faculty members named Distinguished Research Professors
Two faculty members in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Katrien Devos and Ignazy Misztal, were recently named Distinguished Research Professors during the University of Georgia's Honors Week celebration. 
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