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!
Alumnus - Elise Bartelme
Alumna Elise Bartelme teaching a Plant Biology lab course (2014).
Sunflower and Plant Physiology
Sunflower and plant physiology boat selfie
Athens Science Cafe
Crowd at the Athens Science Café with chef Hugh Acheson, Botanical Gardens, 2015
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)