PBIO professor Michelle Momany was scientific co-chair for the 28th Fungal Genetics Conference at Asilomar, the largest international meeting in the field. The UGA fungal group was well-represented with Chang Hyun Khang’s lab and Zack Lewis’ lab also attending (http://fungi.uga.edu/).
Faculty Retreat at the State Botanical Garden.
Alumni - Jenny Cruse-Sanders
Alumni Jenny Cruse-Sanders is director of research and conservation at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
Grad Student - Marziyeh Haghighat
Principles of Plant Biology lab course taught by graduate student Marziyeh Haghighat.
Grad Student - Uma Nagendra
Uma Nagendra is the overall winner of 2014 “Dance Your Ph.D.” contest. You can find out more in the Science Magazine here: http://news.sciencemag.org/people-events/2014/11/dance-your-ph-d-winner-announced
Our students and post-docs volunteer their time to help middle school students learn about plants.