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UGA reimagines graduate school education

UGA reimagines graduate school education

December 21, 2014

The Integrated Life Sciences program gives graduate students an opportunity to explore their options before selecting their research focus. Read More

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A cancer killer

A cancer killer

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A new University of Georgia study finds that pectin, a type of fiber found in fruits and vegetables and used in making jams and other foods, kills prostate cancer cells.

Tracking a killer

Tracking a killer

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, but work being conducted by a team of University of Georgia researchers aims to help physicians diagnose the disease early, when it’s more easily treated.

Mapping genes for fuel

Mapping genes for fuel

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Jeffrey Dean, professor of forest biotechnology in the UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, is spearheading a project at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute that will greatly expand the gene catalog for pines and initiate the first gene discovery efforts in…

Love the one you’re with

Love the one you’re with

Maximizing Research Opportunities

New research that crosses several species boundaries shows that when animals must choose less-than-preferred mates, females and males apparently have ways to compensate that increase the chance their offspring will survive.

Surviving a stroke

Surviving a stroke

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A new UGA study suggests that commonly prescribed drugs used to lower blood pressure may help reduce brain damage when given within 24 hours of a stroke.

The skinny on fat

The skinny on fat

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Ruth Harris wants to understand fat, in all of its intricacies: how fat increases and decreases; why our bodies sometimes disregard internal signals to quit eating; why we may respond to stress by not eating; and why sometimes we regain the weight we lose during stress and other times we don’t.…