A huge congratulations to Rishi Masalia, one of our PhD candidates, for being named one of seven national K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders for 2018 by the American Association of Colleges and Universities! Rishi was selected for his commitment to education and community outreach, including his work with the Athens Science Cafe and the Athens Science Observer. He is the fifth UGA student to ever be given this honor and the first in almost a decade. Check out the write up by the Franklin College of Arts & Sciences HERE and read more information on the 2018 scholars HERE.
Research - Helianthus Seedlings
Helianthus annuus seedlings
Loren Rieseberg, John Burke, Lisa Donovan, Brent Hulke, Andries Temme, Rishi Masalia exploring the deserts of Southern California (2015).
Grad Student - Uma Nagendra
Uma Nagendra is the overall winner of 2014 “Dance Your Ph.D.” contest. http://news.sciencemag.org/people-events/2014/11/dance-your-ph-d-winner-announced
Research - Sweet Potato
Plants used in a study aimed at reconstructing evolutionary relationships in the sweet potato species complex.
Alumnus - Chelsea Cunard
Alumnus Chelsea Cunard implementing a field experiment studying invasive Microstegium vimineum (2014).