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First dalit Dy CM has a Doctorate in plant physiology - Economic Times


Economic Times
In the Congress culture of calling people by their initials, he has got used to being referred to as GP. A PhD holder in plant physiology from the University of Adelaide, Gangadhara Parameshwara is often seen as too suave and polished to have headed ...
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Want to knock out the whole biology series this summer? - Dailyuw


Dailyuw
For many STEM majors, the introductory biology series is one of the first major challenges in working toward their degree. The three-quarter series throughout most students' sophomore year can be grueling, but not as grueling as the department of ...

Inspired to citizenship: Department of Ecology engineer becomes an American - Access Washington


Access Washington
The Chinese philosopher Laozi said: “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Farida Farajullayeva Leek's journey has taken her tens of thousands of miles. And in April, the Washington State Department of Ecology engineer took the step ...

UGA Department of Plant Biology

Athens, Georgia - United States

Our department offers a broad spectrum of educational and research opportunities in plant biology. The Plant Biology faculty, staff and students publish in top journals, are well-funded by extramural grants, present their research in seminars and conferences all over the world, and serve on a variety of grant review panels and editorial boards. Many faculty have been honored with international, national and University of Georgia awards.

We are committed to the career development of our students. We focus on research training, but we also take teaching and communication skills seriously. Our students benefit from courses in teaching methods, grant writing, and popular science writing. Our students may choose an intensive teaching internship and we include teaching-based classes and seminars in our graduate curricula.

Our graduate students are involved. Through the Plant Biology Graduate Student Association our students participate in the administration of the Department. Student-elected representatives attend faculty meetings and have a vote on most matters considered by the faculty, including new faculty hires. The faculty sends a representative to the meetings of the Graduate Student Association for the purpose of fostering communication between the graduate students and the faculty.

Our graduate students ranked us in the top quartile for student satisfaction in the National Doctoral Program Survey. The success of Plant Biology's training effectiveness is most convincingly evidenced from the career successes of our alumni.

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