Author: Laura

ARCS Awards top $1 million to UGA students

ARCS Foundation is a national, volunteer organization of women dedicated to advancing science through scholarship. The Atlanta Chapter began partnering with UGA in 2000 through the Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute. Since then, 145 awards surpassing $1 million total have been granted to exceptional UGA doctoral...

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ARCS Foundation Atlanta Chapter honors twelve UGA graduate students with 2016-2017 ARCS Scholars Award

  Twelve University of Georgia graduate students have received Achievement Rewards for College Scientists from the ARCS Foundation Atlanta Chapter, which provides financial awards to academically outstanding U.S. citizens working towards degrees in science, engineering or medicine. The 2016-2017 recipients of the ARCS awards are: Lydia Anderson, a...

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MBB Program now accepting applications for Fall 2017

The MBB program is now accepting applications. The University of Georgia’s Master of Biomanufacturing and Bioprocessing (MBB) Program trains science and technology graduates for leadership roles in the rapidly expanding and vitally important biomanufacturing field by equipping them with the necessary science, technology and engineering skills combined with...

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UGA Science Learning Center opens for student instruction

The University of Georgia's Science Learning Center is now open for student instruction. The three-story, 122,500-square-foot building was tailor-made for teaching undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics with the goal of increasing the number of students who pursue careers in the STEM fields. Full Article  ...

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Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute’s Division of Neuroscience faculty highlighted in “Brain Trust” article

Brain trust: Unlocking the mysteries of the mind was the feature article in the Spring 2016 issue of the University of Georgia Research, the online and print magazine by the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Georgia. Dr. James Lauderdale, the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience PhD...

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Nu Rho Psi UGA Chapter welcomed new members

Nu Rho Psi UGA Chapter welcomed eight new members, Elizabeth Bogue, Leah Caplan, Branson Byers, Lillie Tien, Michelle Sequeira, Camila Ortiz, Lauren Noblitt, and Olivia Treston, on May 4, 2016 Nu Rho Psi membership provides recognition of verified academic excellence in the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience. Membership...

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Final #Throwback Therapies seminar videos now available

Dr. Ralph Tripp's presentation "The Endgame: Eradicating Polio and other Vaccine Preventable Diseases" and Dr. Susan Mattern's presentation “Structure and Meaning in the Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital (New England Journal of Medicine)” are now available on the BHSI Youtube channel and can be found with...

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GSPS Research Day set for March 28

Attention! Do you have research or projects that you are ready to show off to UGA? Then join the Graduate Students and Postdocs in Science (GSPS) for their upcoming sixth annual Research Day. Research Day is an opportunity for students to present posters and give talks on past,...

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ARCS Foundation Atlanta Chapter honors twelve UGA Graduate Students with 2015-2016 ARCS Scholars Award

Twelve University of Georgia graduate students have received the ARCS Foundation Atlanta Chapter’s 2015-2016 ARCS Scholars Award, which provides financial awards to academically outstanding U.S. citizens studying to complete degrees in science, engineering, and medical research. The following are the 2015-2016 recipients of the ARCS or...

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Video Presentation- Vivian Nutton

Dr. Vivian Nutton presented “Reading Outside the Canon: Some New Thoughts on Medicine in the Time of Galen” on November 2, 2015 as part of the #Throwback Therapies: History of Medical Science lecture series. Here is the video of his presentation: BHSI - YouTube Vivian Nutton studied Classics at Cambridge...

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MBB Students Attend Networking Opportunity

Students from the UGA Master of Biomanufacturing and Bioprocessing (MBB) Professional Science degree program attended the 2015 Georgia Bio Innovation Summit in Atlanta on November 2, 2015. The annual Georgia Bio Innovation Summit (previously the Life Sciences Summit) provides a forum for Georgia’s bioscience community...

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Neuroscience Seminar: Dr. Shannon Gourley

Shannon Gourley, PhD presents "Toggling between actions and habits: Cortical regulators and the influence of cocaine" on November 5, 2015 at 3:30pm in the Coverdell Center, Room 175. Dr. Gourley’s research team focuses on issues of depression and addiction. Within social contexts, Dr. Gourley’s group aims to understand...

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One Health Fall Seminar: Dr. Krzysztof Czaja

Dr. Krzysztof Czaja presents "Bariatric Surgeries Induce Brain Plasticity" on November 18, 2015 at 1:00pm in the Coverdell Center, Room 175 (Reception to follow).   Krzysztof Czaja is an associate professor of veterinary biosciences and diagnostic imaging at UGA. He received his D.V.M. in 1993 from the Veterinary Medicine...

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Neuroscience Seminar: Dr. Alvin Terry

Dr. Alvin Terry presents "Organophosphate Exposure and Cognitive Deficits: Elucidating the Mechanisms and Identifying Therapeutic Targets" on October 1, 2015 at 3:30pm in the Coverdell Center, Room 175. Dr. Alvin Terry is a Regents’ Professor and Chair as well as the Associate Vice President for Basic Science Research within...

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Newly Formed One Health Club

The first monthly meeting of the newly formed One Health Club will be held on Tuesday, September 22 at 6:30 pm in room H237 of the Vet Med building.   This student founded, student run organization facilitates open discussion and collaboration among various disciplines studies, and meetings are...

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