Dr. John Burke was featured in a UGA Today news article as being part of an international team that has published the first sunflower genome sequence. This sequence will assist future research programs to help improve crop resilience and oil production. The team published their findings in the journal Nature and you can read it HERE. Nice job, Dr. Burke!
Faculty Retreat at the The Ridges Resort (2017).
Alumnus - Steve Franks
Alumnus Steve Franks is a professor at Fordham University in NY.
PBIO grad student David Higgins counts down for Grad students Ilkay Doerter, Lauren Eserman, and Jess Stephens to begin the egg-and-spoon race at the Graduate Student Field Day (April, 2015)
Alumnus - Marziyeh Haghighat
Principles of Plant Biology lab course taught by former graduate student Marziyeh Haghighat (2014)
Sunflower and Plant Physiology
Sunflower and plant physiology boat selfie