Katrien Devos looking at switchgrass in greenhouse

Faculty Recognition

Katrien Devos receives UGA Creative Research Medal

group photo of 2017 symposium student organizing committee

Symposium organizing committee

Thank you 2017 symposium organizing committee

Caitlin Conn portrait in lab

Postdoc Recognition

Caitlin Conn receives NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship

University of Georgia researcher John Burke


UGA researchers part of an international team that has published the first sunflower genome sequence

The mission of the Plant Center is to enhance the tradition of outstanding research in plant science at the University of Georgia.  It achieves its purpose by fostering and supporting interactions among those members of the UGA research community who share common interests in:

  • The organization, evolution and function of plant genomes,
  • The growth, development and biotic/abiotic interactions of plants, and
  • The improvement and production of plants for agricultural or industrial uses.

The Plant Center at UGA

6 hours 55 minutes ago

Congrats Carolina!!

Carolina Chavarro won the second place in section 1 of the Joe Sugg Graduate Student competition at the annual American Peanut Research and Education Society meeting in Albuquerque, NM! 👏👏👏 Check out the abstract of her talk "Genotyping of recombinant inbred lines population provides evidence of tetrasomic recombination in cultivated peanut" here: https://goo.gl/wBcv7B
Congrats Carolina!

The Plant Center at UGA

2 days 14 hours ago

Hot off the press - from Wayne Parrott