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Douda Bensasson

Associate Professor
Plant Biology; Institute of Bioinformatics
Miller Plant Sciences, Rm. 1506
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Miller Plant Sciences, Rm. 1508
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"Genomes only make sense in the light of evolution, so for our research we use a combined evolutionary and bioinformatics approach to address questions at the intersection of genetics and microbial ecology. By studying the genomes of yeast we develop methods that can be used to analyse more complicated genomes and address questions about microbial domestication, pathogenicity and ultimately to predict how yeast biodiversity could be affected by climate change.”

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Ph.D University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK 1999

Articles Featuring Douda Bensasson

Douda Bensasson, Associate Professor in Plant Biology, was featured in the UGA Research magazine for both her research and her efforts to foster diversity in the department.  

Congratulations to Douda! Douda, Associate Professor in Plant Biology, was recognized with the UGA research medal for her distinct and exceptional research.

My Graduate Students

Miranda McKibben

Graduate Student

Jacqueline Pena

Graduate Student

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