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Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:27am
In a new paper published in the journal Cell, genetics professor Kelly Dawe solves a long-sought mystery: Modern genetics is based on the idea that genes are passed on to progeny in a predictable fashion, as first described by 19th-century Austrian botanist Gregor Mendel. He determined that genes exist in pairs, and each one of the two has an equal chance of being transmitted to the next generation. However, in rare exceptions, chromosomes are…
Wed, 03/30/2016 - 10:04am
Franklin College double major (biology and pyschology) and president of the premed honors society (Alpha Epsilon Delta) Sarah Ourderkirk came to UGA as a legacy and is leaving ready for the next step in her training to become a medical doctor: My favorite professor is... Well, I have two. Karl Espelie and Sylvia Hutchinson have both walked alongside me over the course of my college career. They have taken the time to get to know me as a person…
Mon, 12/16/2013 - 9:33am
We've written previously about PreMed magazine, a student organization designed to help pre-medical students at UGA achieve success in the medical field. It's a truly outstanding effort by students in the Franklin College and elsewhere on campus who already have a great deal on their plates. Covering important issues that do not stop at the undergraduate major door, their December 2013 issue is out: This month's issue is all about health and…

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