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Young Scholar Henry Vencill Returns

Our Young Scholar, Henry Vencill returned to the lab in the summer of 2017 to conduct research as part of the Young Scholar Program. In this program, high school student have the opportunity to sharpen their lab skills and present their findings. Henry’s project focused on determining the regulators of P….
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5th Annual Plant & Soil Interdisciplinary Symposium

On November 11th 2016, students, staff and professors from various CAES Departments came together for the 5th Annual Plant & Soil Interdisciplinary Symposium.  Our very own Amelia Lovelace was elected to represent the Plant Pathology Department as a member of the student planning committee for this event.  The Symposium consisted…
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SAPPs Participates in AIDS Athens Walk

The Society of Aspiring Plant Pathologists (SAPPs) of the Plant Pathology Dept. at UGA participated in the Athens AIDS Walk on October 8th 2016.  This graduate event was organized and coordinated by our very own Donald Gillis, the Social Chair of SAPPs.  Our group raised over $600 to this cause,…
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IC-MPMI 2016!

The Kvitko Lab visited Portland, Oregon for this year’s International Congress Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions Conference.  Both Amelia Lovelace and Dr. Brian Kvitko presented a poster titled “New Approaches to accessing the P. syringae transriptome in planta“.  This poster had information regarding the two methods, qRT PCR and RNASeq, developed by Amy…
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